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Saving the Launch with Ed Hooper: A Last-Minute Negotiation with the biggest Content Partner

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We sat down with Ed Hooper, one of the co-founders of Omny Studio, to discuss the mental and strategic grit required when everything is on the line. Ed shared a nail-biting story from 2013 when the company’s launch was almost derailed by the sudden withdrawal of content by their biggest partner. The clock was ticking, but Ed’s quick thinking and determination saved the day.

Key takeaways from the episode:

  • Crisis Management: Ed’s immediate response to a critical challenge showcased the importance of having an emergency plan in place.
  • Negotiation Skills: The art of persuasive conversation even under the most challenging circumstances can save the day.
  • Flexibility: Adapting to sudden changes and not losing sight of the bigger picture is vital in the startup world.
  • Stress & Resilience: Maintaining composure in a high-pressure situation reflects true leadership and resilience.

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Founders Fortitude is a LinkedIn video series by Day One that unveils the challenging and triumphant moments of a founder’s journey, offering encouragement and insights to bridge the often lonely path to success. Don’t miss out on the inspiring stories that await; tune into Founders Fortitude and follow Day One on LinkedIn to keep at it and realise you’re not alone.

About Day One

Day One is a podcast network for the everyday startup folks in Australia. It’s about real stories from founders, investors, and operators who’ve been there and done that. No fluff, just the gritty details of what it’s like to start and run a business. Want to hear from people who get it? Follow Day One on LinkedIn and catch the latest episodes. ๐Ÿš€

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