Simon Severino is the founder of Strategy Sprints, an organization that helps SaaS and Services companies double their revenue in 90 days. Over his 19 years in entrepreneurship, Simon has executed hundreds of go-to-market strategies with B2B teams worldwide. He is also a business strategy advisor for several organizations including the Silicon Valley Blockchain Society, the Forbes Business Council, and Consilience Ventures. Simon graduated cum laude with a Mag. phil. in Philosophy and Psychology from the University of Vienna and studied Innovation of Products and Services, MIT Design Thinking, and Innovation at the MIT Sloan School of Management.
Simon joins me today to discuss how financial advisors and solopreneurs can increase their business’ “returns on life.” He explains why all business owners should build, scale, and run their companies for selling, even if they don’t want to sell in the future. He outlines his method for creating multiple revenue streams and elaborates on what a “key person” risk is. He also highlights daily, weekly, and monthly habits entrepreneurs should have to drive success in their business and underscores what it means to fall in love with a problem while not obsessing over its solution.
“Focus on creating multiple revenue streams that stack up on each other, improving brand strength, and systematizing everything. Even if you don’t want to sell your business, run it as if you want to sell.” – Simon Severino
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