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The Founder's Mind is a podcast exploring the inner workings of founders. Illuminating the inner thoughts and digging into what drives them and uncovering the often lost perspective of challenges in being a founder. Hosted by Adam Mutschler, an executive coach and partner of The Kedar Group.

The Founder's Mind is a podcast exploring the inner workings of founders. Illuminating the inner thoughts and digging into what drives them and uncovering the often lost perspective of challenges in being a founder. Hosted by Adam Mutschler, an executive coach and partner of The Kedar Group.
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The Founder's Mind is a podcast exploring the inner workings of founders. Illuminating the inner thoughts and digging into what drives them and uncovering the often lost perspective of challenges in being a founder. Hosted by Adam Mutschler, an executive coach and partner of The Kedar Group.

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English


Episodes

EP 31 [Bonus] Arjita Sethi, Co-Founder of Equally, talks emerging technologies, top countries for Ed Tech, and DaVinci Club AR

1/12/2019
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In a follow up to her full episode, Arjita Sethi, dives deeper into her work with DaVinci Club AR, how emerging technologies are leap frogging legacy technologies in developing countries, and more. Links: Arjita Instagram Arjita Twitter Equally Website DaVinci Club AR Download

Duration:00:21:09

EP 31 Arjita Sethi, Co-Founder of Equally, talks all things education and creating more accessible learning opportunities through AR for the bottom billion.

1/8/2019
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From building a vocational school in India that serves 10,000 students a year to running an MVP of her app DaVinci Club AR with 12,000 students in US Arjita, co-founder of equally, is hell bent on making education more accessible and effective. The entrepreneurial runs in Arjita's family. Inspired by here mother and encouraged from a young age to be courageous Arjita continues to push the envelope on creating more accessible education for the masses. She built and ran a vocational school...

Duration:00:32:42

EP 30 Kedar Reddy, Co-Founder and CEO of PlayLoops, discusses his experience building a gif making platform with a focus on activism.

12/31/2018
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Episode 30 features Kedar Reddy, Co-founder and CEO of Playloops. Playloops is a gif maker with a goal of creating gifs that are more inclusive in their representation. Listen in as Kedar shares how he built his team, the lessons his learned along his journey, and what’s next for Playloops. Playloops

Duration:00:30:08

EP 29 [Bonus] Tonio DeSorrento - Founder & CEO of Vemo

12/23/2018
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Listen in as Tonio and Adam discuss a common misconception about the age of founders.

Duration:00:12:37

EP 29 Tonio DeSorrento, Founder & CEO of Vemo, shares the founder experience and building a team.

12/23/2018
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Tonio comes on The Founder's Mind and discusses his experience as the founder of Vemo, an income base repayment platform for educational institutions, and what it's been like to connect his past experience to his work in growing Vemo.

Duration:00:33:52

EP 28 [Bonus] Angelic Williams, Founder & CEO of MyUmbrella, assembling her team, getting on the app store, and market surveys.

12/12/2018
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Realizing most people don't know what they're doing and taking it one step at a time

Duration:00:22:20

EP 28 Angelic Williams, Founder & CEO of MyUmbrella, building community and following your intuition.

12/10/2018
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Angelic Williams, Founder & CEO of MyUmbrella, comes on The Founder's Mind and shares her experience as a founder. She discusses making the decision to leave her "comfortable" job to pursue her entrepreneurial pull, the experience she's had building a brand and an app for the LGBTQIA+ community, and advice she's received a long the way. Angelic's App, MyUmbrella, is a safe platform for marginalized members of the LGBTQIA+ community to connect and share stories about navigating the journey...

Duration:00:31:00

EP 27 [Bonus] Andrew Dana, Founder & Chief Dough Boy at Timber Pizza and Call Your Mother

12/8/2018
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Why many restaurants fail, customer experience, and never taking your foot off the pedal.

Duration:00:20:12

EP 27 Andrew Dana Founder & Chief Dough Boy at Call Your Mother a Jew-ish Deli & Timber Pizza

12/3/2018
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Andrew Dana, Founder & Chief Dough Boy of Timber Pizza and Call Your Mother comes on the show and talks about going all in on restaurants. From a mobile wood fired pizza oven to two DC neighborhood hotspots with national and international recognition Andrew talks about putting in the work, lighting a fire under his own ass to get things rolling, and how prioritizing the customer experience over everything will get your business to where it needs to be. Instagram: Call Your Mother Timber...

Duration:00:28:33

EP 26 [Bonus] Dale Pfeifer Founder & CEO of Goodworld - Trust, Transparency, and More

11/30/2018
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One episode wasn’t enough to capture the conversation with Dale, founder & CEO of Goodworld so here’s an additional episode! Listen in as Dale dives deeper on building trust, creating transparency, and our shared appreciation for Adam Grant’s work.

Duration:00:31:47

EP 26 Dale Pfeifer Founder & CEO of Goodworld, Raising Donations & Changing The World One Hashtag At A Time

11/27/2018
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Episode 26 features Dale Pfeifer the Founder & CEO of Goodworld a donations platform that leverages social media, hashtags, and network affects to enable organizations to raise money more effectively. Dale founded Goodworld and has lead the company as the CEO raising over 4 million dollars including it's most recent round of $750,000 from MasterCard [congrats Dale!] In this episode Dale shares her experience bringing Goodworld from an idea into reality, books that have had an impact on her...

Duration:00:28:01

EP 25 Remy Meraz Founder & CEO of Me Tyme: Helping employees think, feel, and work better

11/21/2018
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Remy is on a mission to help individuals, teams, and organizations navigate emotional stressors in their lives. From witnessing this first hand to experiencing it personally Remy understands the individual costs of mental fatigue. Listen in to this episode to learn about Remy's entrepreneurial journey and how she's looking to leverage Me Tyme to mitigate 16 trillion dollars in lost productivity in the world. Me Tyme Website Instagram Twitter Remy Meraz Instagram Twitter

Duration:00:33:40

EP 24 Mandela SH Dixon - Starting Small & Giving It Everything You've Got!

11/12/2018
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Named after Nelson Mandela, Mandela SH Dixon is the Founder & CEO of Founder Gym, an online training platform for underrepresented founders, and has helped Founder Gym participants raise over 20 million dollars in Venture capital. Since her childhood, she has been deeply connected to social justice issues due to her parent’s occupation as civil rights attorneys, and started Founder Gym way before she physically put it together and launched the company. In this episode Mandela talks about...

Duration:00:38:53

EP 23 Merav Yuravlivker Data Science & Beyond

11/5/2018
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Merav, the Founder & CEO of Data Society, shares her experience building a company from the ground up. Her transition from k-12 teacher into building programs and educating professionals on the constantly evolving world of Data Science.

Duration:00:31:36

EP 22 [Bonus] John Zeratsky Time Dorks, Making Time, and Sailing!

10/31/2018
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In this tangent episode John dives deeper into some of his findings on making time, how he ditched societal expectations to live on a sailboat with his wife, and beyond.

Duration:00:16:27

EP 22 John Zeratsky Tactical & Practical Ways To Make Time

10/29/2018
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In Episode 22 John Zeratsky, New York Times Best selling author of Sprint, comes on The Founder's Mind to discuss his newest book: Make Time. The conversation digs into the importance of creating time for what matters by rethinking the defaults of constant busyness and distraction. In an age where we’re constantly being pulled in a many directions John dives into how we can make time and find ourselves in more control of our days, weeks, months, and with practice years. Listen and learn all...

Duration:00:34:09

EP 21 Haley Hoffman Smith: Fund Female Founders

10/22/2018
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Haley Hoffman Smith is the Director of Community for Next Gen Summit and the founder of Her Big Idea Fund, in partnership with Brown University, they award grants to women of all ages and backgrounds. In parallel to the fund Haley published a book, available on Amazon, called “Her Big Idea” diving into the gap in funding for women and how to get more women following their entrepreneurial aspirations. Listen in and learn what Haley has learned along the way and where she’s hoping to nudge the...

Duration:00:31:54

EP 20 Jes Christian Founder & CEO of Hypsole

10/15/2018
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Jes Christian is the Founder & CEO of Hypsole a specialty sports footwear company. Jes' company and their signature product is protective guards for athletic cleats. They call them cleat guards. As a Division I athlete at Notre Dame Jes saw a need for a product that was not yet on the market. In ideating, branding, producing, and launching Hypsole Jes takes us on a journey in starting from scratch on breaking into the highly competitive athletic wear market. For all you athletes keep an eye...

Duration:00:30:46

EP 19 [Bonus] Kara Goldin, Millennials At Work, and First Impressions

10/10/2018
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In this tangent Kara Goldin, founder & CEO of Hint, shares advice for recent graduates and millennials on getting started in their career and how to make a meaningful first impression.

Duration:00:28:55

EP 19 Kara Goldin: Founder & CEO of Hint, Growing & Scaling a National Brand

10/8/2018
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In episode 19 Kara shares her story about starting Hint over 13 years ago, how she’s grown it, and what’s driving her towards other products, beyond water, like sun screen. I’ll give you a hint, it’s personal. Kara digs into what it's been like to build a team and brand that has evolved from her first hand delivery to Whole Foods into a Nationally distributed and recognized brand.

Duration:00:34:03