PERFORM – The Unsexy Truth About (Startup) Success
What if we shared a proven recipe that can increase your likelihood of startup success to 50%, instead of just 10%?
PERFORM – The Unsexy Truth about (Startup) Success is a book about the extra mile startups need to go in order to turn into a well-oiled machine. UNsexy tips, stories, and interviews that will later help you master the sexy part. Since we believe that visualization and examples are key elements of success, we have included lots of graphs, tools, strategies, and case studies from successful startup founders and thought leaders from the New Europe region.
A book that will show you entrepreneurs’ real struggles that turned into success stories. No magical results, just PERFORM-ance.
Cristobal is an experienced serial entrepreneur (3x CEO), serial early-stage investor (150+ investments), and global executive (leading teams and projects up to 500 people). Cristobal leads as CEO , “el Patron” of Startup Wise Guys. He holds an MBA from INSEAD and is serving as Spain’s INSEAD Alumni Association President and President of INSEAD Global Entrepreneurship Club.
Stoyan is an entrepreneur, productivity & performance coach and a global keynote speaker, who personally coached over 200 teams in 25+ countries to create more productive and mindful team cultures by applying the PERFORM Methodology. Stoyan is also the host of the podcast Productivity Mastery and a managing partner at Samodiva Masterminds.
The Story Behind Perform
And welcome to the PERFORM community.
Cristobal and Stoyan here, at your service! The journey of creating PERFORM started back in 2016. We both met at a startup event in Aarhus, Denmark. At that time, Stoyan was a video and movie producer, transitioning to a career of a professional speaker and productivity coach, and Cristobal was recently appointed a CEO of Startup Wise Guys, Europe’s leading B2B Startup accelerator. Soon after, Stoyan visited the SWG batch in Riga, Latvia, and since that day has remained the Startup Wise Guys’ lead coach in productivity & performance. One thing strongly in common is our passion for strong culture, values and productivity. The PERFORM methodology was born out of necessity. As our friend Luis Villa Del Campo likes to say: “It’s an operating system”. It provides a bird-eye of your company from a perspective of culture and performance. It is practical, tested and based on real-life examples.
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Luis Villa del Campo
Great book! It’s an operating system not only for startups but also for innovation and product teams inside corporates.
One of the hottest book releases of #2020. There are brilliant concepts and methods that can be used by any team in any organization, and also individually. Generations of entrepreneurs will feel the same after reading it!
This book is a treasure for every entrepreneur or everyone who would like to start a business from scratch, and shows how to master the most important challenges in the startup and as an individual.
There is a nice saying: “Wise people learn from their own mistakes, but the wisest of the wisest learn from the mistakes of others”. The book gives you a wonderful opportunity to be the wisest of the wisest, and learn from others.
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