The Dark Side of Crushing It w/ 3x Founder & CEO Ryan Vaughn

University of Canterbury
Thu, Jan 21, 12:00 PM (EST)

About this event

ABOUT RYAN VAUGHN

Ryan is a leadership coach to entrepreneurs, the founder of Inside Out Leadership, and a serial entrepreneur.

He has helped leaders from dozens of companies design a more conscious life, and make key changes to improve their performance and satisfaction.

Previously, Ryan scaled companies to over 11-million users across 45 states, raised over $20m from leading VCs, built teams of nearly 100 world-class employees, and acquired or partnered with nearly a dozen companies.

You can check out some of his thoughts on his blog: Second Mountain startup, and here.

ABOUT THE EVENT

"Crushing It" has become a way of life for many startup founders.

Regardless of the details of the business, presenting an image of success and competence has seemingly become a critical part of leading a startup, particularly in attracting talent and raising capital. But "Crushing It" also has very real consequences.

After raising $21m and scaling his company into a market leader reaching nearly 20% of all US high schools, VNN founder Ryan Vaughn reveals the very human costs of "Crushing It," and how a founder's persona of success can make it exponentially harder to succeed.

Speaker

  • Ryan Vaughn

    Ryan Vaughn

    Inside Out Leadership

    Founder

    Ryan is a leadership coach to entrepreneurs, the founder of Inside Out Leadership, and a serial entrepreneur. He has helped leaders from dozens of companies design a more conscious life, and make key changes to improve their performance and satisfaction. Previously, Ryan scaled companies to over 11-million users across 45 states, raised over $20m from leading VCs, built teams of nearly 100...

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  • When

    Thursday, Jan 21
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (EST)

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    • Corey Hart

      Corey Hart

      Startup Grind Grand Rapids

      Chapter Director

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      Stephanie Scott Kolakowski

      Grow Business Today

      Founder

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      Rishi Sharma

      Entrepreneur

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