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JSJ 295: Developers as Entrepreneurs with Ryan Glover


Charles Max Wood

Cory House

Joe Eames

Aimee Knight

Special Guests: Ryan Glover

In this episode, JavaScript Jabber panelist speak with Ryan Glover. Ryan is on JavaScript Jabber to talks about Entrepreneurship as a developer.  Ryan runs Clever Beagle in Chicago Illinois. Clever Beagle is a mentorship company that helps people build their first software Product. Ryan and the panel discuss the many roads of entrepreneurship, startup business ideas, servicing and teaching the community, how to’s, and psychological challenges, hiring, seeing your ideas through to the end, and privilege.

In particular, we dive pretty deep on:

  • How do you get started as an entrepreneur?
  • Clever Beagle
  • The Meteor Chef
  • Where are people getting stuck on the builds?
  • Fear, unknowns
  • Simple, but not easy
  • Drive and ability to step into the unknown
  • Survival of the fittest
  • Hire before you are already
  • Losing your marbles
  • Starting on a smaller scale
  • How do I know my idea is going to work?
  • Book – Brick by Brick
  • Multiple lines of business
  • Managing a portfolio of business
  • Revenue streams
  • Marketing
  • Quitter
  • When do I quit?
  • 6-12 months of cash before you quit
  • Making mistakes in entrepreneurship?
  • Be a reader and study
  • Go out a read books!
  • Experiential not taught
  • Luck and Privilege
  • Video – Life of Privilege Explained in a $100 Race
  • Procrastinate on Purpose
  • And much more!








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