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CoFounder Weekly #45: June 2, 2019

CoFounder Weekly is a newsletter about LTVs, VCs, CVs, NPS, SF, NYC, CAC, KPIs, and LOLs.

πŸ€”Thought Starters

πŸ” Internet Observations

🚧 πŸš— 🚌 🚐 πŸš› 🚜 🚌 What blocks your creativity?

πŸ‘©β€πŸ’»Investor & Founder Corner

πŸ›οΈ CFW Office Hours: Sales for Founders

🍳CFW Brunch Club: June 9!

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πŸ€” Thought Starters


πŸ” Internet Observations

You can hire Fortnite coaches.

β€œDamn Gen Z. We millennials had SAT prep” - Jose Varela, CFW subscriber

Shower thought: Watching a TED talk about procrastination is just another form of procrastination.

In a bad mood? It will pass.

⏱😑⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱😑⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱😑⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱How to Keep Bad Moods From Taking You Over⏱⏱⏱⏱😑⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱😑⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱😑⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱⏱

The internet is changing from a big blue ocean into a dark forest. β€œPodcasts, newsletters, and other private channels are dark forests and are growing.”

🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳The dark forest theory of the internet🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳

Put your phone on airplane mode while working. Check email less often.

Creating Value vs. Capturing Value

At some point you have to transition from creating value to capturing value if you want to make it as a content creator. Khe Hy shares a step-by-step account of selling his first online class after building an online community for 3.5 years.


🚧 πŸš— 🚌 🚐 πŸš› 🚜 🚌 What blocks your creativity?


πŸ’Έ Investor & Founder Corner


😹 Funnies


πŸ›οΈ CFW Office Hours: Sales for Founders

Building the next unicorn but need help building your sales pipeline? Or just want to vent with other founders about some of the struggles (or wins) getting your sales scaled up?

Join us for CFW Office Hours with Sales Coach Dave Kennet. It will be a Zoom conference call with Dave and other participants.

πŸ”— Sign up here if you’re interested in joining


🍳 CoFounder Weekly Brunch Club

Drum roll! Our first CFW Brunch will be next Sunday (June 9)!

We’ll be sending out an RSVP link to peeps on the CFW Brunch list.

You should attend if:

  • you like eggs, bacon, skillet cornbread, poppy seed / sesame seed bagels

  • you enjoy CoFounder Weekly and want to experience it IRL

  • you’re a connector-type and enjoy chatting it up with other founders and experimenters

  • you’re in NYC

🎟️ Sign up here to get on the list


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See you at brunch?,

Greg & Wisam

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