PHIL HAYES-ST CLAIR BUILDS BUSINESSES

Phil is a husband, father and veteran. He is also a serial entrepreneur and Senior Vice President, Business Development at inkl

This is his diary from building companies and how he helps others take their idea from zero to one, and beyond. He writes here every week about start-up growth and also makes the Founder To Founder podcast.

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Founder / Family Fit

Is it 'family first'? Of course it is.

I recently shared my thoughts on company building on a new podcast hosted by Shu Das where he asked me about how I integrate family with entrepreneurship. Although this question was unexpected, I constantly think about this pursuit.

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Advice From Mentors

Two pieces of advice stay with me each day.

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Co-Founders Need To Be On Your Work Bucket List

That's the bottom line.

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The Entrepreneur’s Roller Coaster

4 tactics to manage through it (or it WILL manage you).

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Am I Ready For Start-up?

How do you know when the time is right to start a new venture or jump into a start-up full-time?

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How do I raise money for my start-up?

Raising capital is part process, part endurance event.

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11 Things You Don’t Know About Raising Capital The First Time Around

Any founder will tell you that fundraising is an essential distraction.

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Moving From Friends To Co-Founders

Here's how you can make it work.

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Your Purpose Is 2 Clues Away

Thanks to Reid Hoffman and my daughter’s school principal.

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I’m joining inkl!

An exciting new chapter.

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