Disasters and Dollars: The Truth Behind Bootstrapping a Business (ArtistCEO 1.2)


As Shannon’s business, ‘House of Who’, starts to grow, she encounters a series of disasters, money challenges and straight up failures that go along with bootstrapping.

Things like having to fire up a generator for huge client calls when the power goes out, getting tax structure advice, giving yourself a raise and getting thwarted by building codes.

In this 2nd episode of ArtistCEO, we get real about the behind-the-scenes of making it work when you’re in the first year of scaling up.

(ArtistCEO is a narrative podcast, so listen to Episode 1 first if you haven’t already!)

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