Honey, I Blew Up The Business

Dan Kirby

I’m Dan Kirby and I’ve been a founder since 2001, but in 2017 it all went wrong. I blew up the business. I can laugh about it now but it was no joke at the time, check the trailer. Shame, humiliation, terror. The lot. My business is back on track but I don’t want to blow it up again. So I’m interviewing top entrepreneurs to discover how they turned adversity & failure into growth & success. These stories are like a doctoral degree in applied entrepreneurship,I’m on a mission to help other founders – like you – avoid my self-inflicted-sabotage. Sign up to get each podcast’s best bits emailed to your inbox: honeyiblewupthebusiness.com. Big up to my business The Tech Dept for sponsoring all of this… Honey, I Blew Up The Business - Top 5% Global Podcast & Listeners in 44 countries! read less

Leveraging Diversity with Suki Fuller
Jul 13 2022
Leveraging Diversity with Suki Fuller
Suki Fuller was named by Financial Times as one of the Top 100 Black, Asian, Minority, Ethnic Leaders in UK Tech and by Computer Weekly as one of the Most Influential Women in UK IT. She’s also an entrepreneur, international speaker and expert in strategic and competitive intelligence. Travelling the world growing up, Suki found a unique perspective. One that was consolidated by serving over a decade in U.S. military intelligence. But just what did she learn from a lifetime of groundbreaking? Listen in and find out! In this episode, you will discover the value of the inclusion of multiple perspectives into virtually every facet of your life. Suki and Dan talk about embracing one's past experiences to stand out from the crowd and create unique insights. How start-up founders can overcome internal biases, employing diversity to create better products and significant competitive advantage - for the long term. Plus lots of other practical tips - including problem solving and funding - applied from the world of intelligence to the world of entrepreneurship.▷ We’re now in the top 5% of global podcasts - heard in 44 countries! ▷ Big thanks to my business (the one I blew up) for supporting the podcast www.thetechdept.com▷ Please reach out to me with a DM on LinkedIn ▷ Check out Dan's top three interviews from season 1: How To Turn Your Worst Day Into Your Biggest Breakthrough with Dan Sullivan From Public Speaker To Prison Cell with Peter Sage The Power of F*ck You with Debbie Wosskow, OBE