TMBA 421: The 7 Stages of Entrepreneurship

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Dan and Ian are in a reflective mood this week.

2017 has been a memorable year for the TropicalMBA, and we thought it would be fun to revisit some of our favorite episodes.

We’ll be sharing some classic moments, as well as returning to key conversations with our guests, in a discussion we’ve called the “7 Stages of Entrepreneurship”.

These 7 stages are bridges that every entrepreneur will eventually cross on their journey.

Stick around after the credits for a very special collection of TropicalMBA outtakes and bloopers from 2017.

To all of our listeners: We wish you a very happy holiday and a fantastic new year.


Listen to this week’s show and learn:

  • What it means to have a “Saturday Morning Side Hustle”. (2:20)
  • Thoughts on how to increase your productivity in 2017. (12:06)
  • The benefits of hiring a stay-at-home mom. (20:42)
  • What it really means to own your mistakes. (27:00)
  • A compilation of TropicalMBA outtakes from 2017. (38:25)

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Published on 12.28.17
  • Seán Feehan

    Hey Guys, great recap.
    I really liked Cal’s ‘cognitive calisthenics’ and how he sets an intention for his life hack of walking – which I’ll implement into my runs or cycles.

    I was wondering for the year just ending did either of you set an intention or goal for the year and did you achieve it?

  • Cheers man glad you dug it! That’s a big topic, probably worth an ep :) I’m doing goal planning on shorter timeframes than years though, lately quarterly.

  • Seán Feehan

    Look forward to that big ep soon then!

  • ryannagy

    Kind of a weird comment – but I still have a hard time in my mind figuring out who is talking – Dan or Ian. I mean I “know” and I have seen photos of you two together, but cannot connect your voices together during your episodes. . Does anyone else notice that or car? Ok, fine probably not. Anyway, you could do a video someday so that we can see you!

  • haha sure. if you catch yourself rolling your eyes, it’s me talking. nodding and thoughtfully scratching your chin, it’s bossman.

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