Navigating Financial Fog: Cole Cornford on Balancing Business and New Parenthood

Founders Fortitude

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In this illuminating episode of Founders Fortitude, Cole Cornford shares a critical chapter from his entrepreneurial journey. As a consultant aiding startups and scaleups, Cole dove into the enterprise market, all while embracing new fatherhood. However, the tides turned as financial pressures mounted through the Christmas break, and a lack of attention to cash flows pushed his firm to an uncomfortable decision. This candid conversation shines a light on the tough yet necessary decisions that steered his consultancy back towards stability.

  • Navigating the demanding dance between personal life and business ownership.
  • Embracing responsibility: Cole’s wake-up call that drove him to take reins of the financial helm.
  • The painful yet prudent steps of cost-cutting to steer clear of insolvency.
  • The resurgence: Building a leaner, more profitable, and resilient operation.

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