Not because salaries were too high, but because the team was walking out the door. After my first company was acquired, I took on a team that had 40% staff turnover. Meaning nearly half the team we had a year ago was no longer with us. In consulting, simply recruiting to replace the team with […]
Imposter syndrome is a fake syndrome. By labelling it a syndrome, we’ve made it bigger than it is and disempowered leaders who are simply growing. It’s time to retire it.
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I'm Iyas, author of the Build on Purpose newsletter and founder of Beyond the Quarter. I've led companies from 2 man startup to a team of around 500; from plateaus to rapid growth; from implosion to turnaround; through acquiring and being acquired; through IPO and a high 8-figure trade-sale.
Along the way, I set up a charity that's helped thousands of children in refugee camps, under occupation and in war zones.
All of that happened by focussing on values, on execution, and on having an absurd amount of fun along the way.
Today, with Beyond the Quarter, I use what I've learned to support entrepreneurs and leaders build remarkable companies. Companies that lead with purpose and values, are profitable, create a positive impact and are fun to work in.
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Neither altruistic nor disaster capitalist. Leading a company which has to make money, but is driven by something bigger. Profitable, and values and purpose-led.