Do you remember the last time you’ve asked yourself this?
Ambition is realised by using your vision and thinking long term.
And the thing is: people with a really strong vision are only 4% of the entire population. We thus can’t afford to miss out on real founders.
How to properly assess a founder’s vision?
Ego fights. It’s one of the most important subject to assess when you meet a team or recruit someone. Why? Because entrepreneurship is about fulfilling your ego.
By understanding how each founder accomplish ego, you can understand which team can match easily.
In this article, with the example of one team we saw at Elveo, we will understand what ego is and how to assess it.
3 years ago, during the pointless year of the baccalauréat, 3 friends and I decided to do something crazy: riding 1000km in 10 days on our bikes. I’d only been riding bikes for a couple of months and no one believed in us.
So we’ve made a film to share something we’ve learned: you have the right to dream but there is only one rule: make it happen.
Looking back, we think this is a great way of explaining what an entrepreneurial mindset really is.
Having a rock solid team is the most important thing to find success. Whatever you’re an investor or entrepreneur, here’s the 4 most important items to check to be sure you can work at your best with your cofounders.
We always say entrepreneurship is hard and Théo story is a great example of how to overcome it.
He’s quite the impressive founder. Building his first company while being in college, spontaneously deciding to go work with sleigh dogs in north Canada… He knows a lot about daring to try new things and handling day-to-day stress (and vital stress, too), a lot to learn from!
When building a team, you know you will face differences. A team member might not be as organised as you’d like them to be, another one might be very introverted and keep to themselves. This is a scary thing we’re all facing, scary because we’re all different and having to choose someone different is hard. Today’s article is all about finding talents within our differences and getting the most of them.
When building a successful team, we usually think about organisational hacks, better tools and new processes. These elements may help you, but the real thing is more profound. It’s all about your mindset: how do you work with people different from you? How much can you adapt your management for others?
It’s been almost a year since Elveo debuted and we’ve worked with over 450 entrepreneurs. Thanks to them, we’ve learned a lot about founders’ successful and unsuccessful behaviours.
Today’s article gives you the most common behavioural mistakes founders make, depending on who they are.
In this mini-series, we’re interviewing founders and understanding with them the human journey of building a company. It’s about people and how they behave in order to build a successful company.
Baptiste is the cofounder and CEO of We are Phenix, a startup which helps companies build a more sustainable life cycle for your products by reusing old ones of any kind.