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The Reality Check with Peta Ellis

Founders Fortitude

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In this episode of Founders Fortitude, Peta Ellis opens up about one of her darkest moments as a young founder. Faced with the harsh reality of ceasing business operations due to a lack of cash flow and scaling options, Peta shares how she navigated through this challenging period. She emphasises the importance of having the right people around you who can provide honest and constructive feedback, even when it’s hard to hear.

Key Takeaways:

  • The importance of cash flow and scaling options in a startup.
  • Surround yourself with people who can give you an honest reality check.
  • The emotional toll of facing business failure, especially at a young age.
  • The value of learning from setbacks and making informed decisions for the future.

Tune into Founders Fortitude to gain insights, find encouragement, and realise you’re not alone.

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About Founders Fortitude

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.

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