CEO and serial entrepreneur of 5 successful companies and 10 board of advisory positions, Susan Bratton is a TV celebrity and trusted hot sex advisor to millions of people who want more passionate intimacy.
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- Choose stock options. Work for companies you believe in, and work for a piece of them.
- Your business is your business. Understand everything you possibly can about it.
- Work on communication and intimacy.
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Time Stamped Show Notes
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- [02:10] – Susan works from home with a distributed team
- [03:16] – Susan generates revenue by publishing information about better sex
- [05:06] – Worst Entrepreneurial Moment: Realizing that the CTO of a company she worked for was defrauding them.
- [10:45] – “You have to understand as much as you possibly can about your business”
- [11:38] – Entrepreneurial AH-HA Moment: Taking stock options in all the start-ups she’s worked for
- [12:50] – Sweat Equity
- [13:51] – Biggest weakness? – “Finances. I keep an eye on things but my partner handles most of the corporate finances”
- [14:50] – Biggest strength? – “Driving revenue. Doing deals.”
- [15:37] – What has Susan most fired up today? “I’ve started writing video scripts”
- [17:20] – Susan’s website is Personal Life Media
- [19:90] – The Lightning Round
- What was holding you back from becoming an entrepreneur? – “Nothing”
- What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever received? – “Work for stock options”
- What’s a personal habit that contributes to your success? – “I call people up on the phone and talk to them”
- Share an internet resource, like Evernote, with Fire Nation – Webinar Jam
- If you could recommend just one book to our listeners, what would it be and why? – Scaling Up
- [23:58] – Parting piece of guidance: “Work on your sex life”
- [24:19] – Connect with Susan via email
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