Mistake, rinse, don’t repeat
Good business advice can go a long way, whether you’re a tech startup, an established tech giant or somewhere in between. When you are starting your own business, there is no shortage of advice and opinions flowing your way. Without a doubt, good business advice can save your small company, and it doesn’t have to cost you a fortune.
In a recent podcast, Arizona Technology Council CEO Steven G. Zylstra reminds us “Yes, Dad really was right,” why there’s “No need to go it alone” and eight other valuable lessons he has learned over 50 years. Hosted by Siebe Van Der Zee, president of Vanderzee & Associates, Inc., this is well worth your time to listen to the replay.
Lesson 1: Yes, Dad really was right. 05m 12s.
Lesson 2: Know the man in the mirror 06m 39s.
Lesson 3: Mistake, rinse, don’t repeat 08m 53s.
Lesson 4: Risky business is more than a movie 10m 58s.
Lesson 5: Believe me when I say…….13m 19s.
Lesson 6: No need to go it alone 15m 54s.
Lesson 7: There’s something about the company that you keep 19m 10s.
Lesson 8: Thank you goes a long, long way 21m 11s.
Lesson 9: Chart a course for your adventure 23m 35s.
Lesson 10: Don’t make it your little secret 25m 18s.
You can find the 10 Lessons podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, I Heart Radio, TuneIn Radio, Podbean and more.
- Podbean: 10 Lessons it Took me 50 Years to Learn (podbean.com)
- Stitcher: 10 Lessons it Took me 50 Years to Learn on Stitcher
- Apple Podcasts: 10 Lessons it Took me 50 Years to Learn on Apple Podcasts
About Steven G. Zylstra
Steven G. Zylstra has been the president and CEO of the Arizona Technology Council since 2007. He came into his position after serving as president and CEO of the Pittsburgh Technology Council, Catalyst Connection, the Pennsylvania NanoMaterials Commercialization Center, and the Doyle Center for Manufacturing Technology. He has served in leadership roles on councils across the country since the 1980s.
Visit www.aztechcouncil.org/tech-events to view all of the Council’s upcoming virtual tech networking opportunities, engaging virtual tech events and in-person tech events.