Episode 3.1 - Understanding Anger

Startup Survival Podcast

Jan 24 2022 • 45 mins

How and why can anger (and getting angry) work for any start-up, any venture?

In this episode, hear seasoned entrepreneur Alan Donegan explain how anger fuelled his desire to turn an idea into a business that has gone onto impact the lives of over 16,000 people worldwide.

By listening you'll discover how a highly distressing moment in Alan's early life connected him to his startup plans. You'll also hear his views on channeling anger, understanding rejection, the importance of saying sorry and much more.

Alan has invaluable gems to share. Don't miss this compelling first episode in Series 3.

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A bit of podcast author background...

UK-based Peter Harrington set up his first business following graduation in York in 1989. He has since started and grown several companies in various sectors including research, marketing, design, print, educational software and consultancy. Over the last 30+ years, Peter has employed over 1,000 people and experienced many highs and a few lows including burglaries, floods, fire and of course the most recent pandemic.

As well as being the CEO with the SimVenture team, Peter is also an Entrepreneur in Residence at London South Bank University.

Big thanks to LSE Generate, the SimVenture Team and Seajam Moths for supporting the Startup Survival Podcast.

Find Guest details and all Reference Sources

The full podcast series together with additional materials, guest details and hyperlinks to all episode reference sources is available on Peter Harrington's Blog 'The Hitchhiker's Guide to Entrepreneurship'.