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Empowering Startup Leaders for Success and Resilience with Kenneth Berger #218
Episode 21824th November 2023 • SaaS District • Akeel Jabber | Horizen Capital
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Kenneth Berger is the Executive Coach at Kenneth Berger Coaching with over two decades of experience in the tech industry. He's empowered leaders from startups like Typeform, Dribbble, and Fastly, guiding them to tackle challenges, combat burnout, and achieve their desired life paths. Serving as a trusted confidant to multiple CEOs, Kenneth equips them with the tools to succeed in the dynamic tech world.

With a wealth of experience in technology, Kenneth's mission is to assist startup leaders in defining their goals, standing up for their aspirations, and embracing the world's response. His unique insights, garnered from years as a founder, operator, and executive coach, enable him to guide tech leaders in achieving their potential while addressing the opportunities and challenges inherent in the industry.

In this episode we cover:

  • 00:00 - Intro
  • 02:13 - Navigating The Founder Archetypes in Startups
  • 09:32 - Breaking Fear Cycles in Startups
  • 12:15 - Fear, Perfectionism, and Burnout
  • 15:40 - Avoiding Awkward Conversations
  • 17:16 - Fostering Learning and Resilience
  • 19:12 - Impact of Clarity and Humility on Startup Dynamics
  • 22:49 - Leadership Role on Effective Communication
  • 25:34 - Well-Phrased Requests & Effective Communication
  • 31:20 - Kenneth's Favorite Activity To Get Into a Flow State
  • 31:45 - Kenneth's Piece Of Advice For Your Younger Self
  • 32:23 - Kenneth's Biggest Challenges at His Company
  • 33:18 - Instrumental Resources For Kenneth's Success
  • 35:08 - What Does Success Mean for Kenneth Today
  • 36:21 - Get In Touch With Kenneth

Get In Touch With Kenneth:

Kenneth's LinkedIn

Kenneth's Website

Mentions:

The Conscious Leadership Group

Richard C. Schwartz, Ph.D


Books:

The 15 Commitments of Conscious Leadership

No Bad Parts


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