What is a happy startup?

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We’re helping a new breed of entrepreneur to realise their dreams. Startups that put people first and measure success in happiness, as well as profits. Think sustainability above short–term.We believe happy teams, storytelling and customer experience are key to delivering on vision & purpose. We’re at the start of something beautiful & we know you’re gonna love it.

What is a happy startup?

  1. 1. the happy startup school A better way to build a startup
  2. 2. our purpose: to help budding entrepreneursturn their passion into profits
  3. 3. IN OTHER WORDS…HELP DREAMERS, DO
  4. 4. our vision: a world with better businesses,happier teams & delighted customers
  5. 5. SO WHAT IS AHAPPY STARTUP?
  6. 6. the 4 pillars of a happy startup:• built on passion• with a clear purpose• driven by great people• that is profitable
  7. 7. profits « » passion
  8. 8. £
  9. 9. our own happy startup
  10. 10. our inspiration
  11. 11. “THE BEST COMPANIES MAKEYOU FEEL SOMETHING”JOHN KEARON, BRAINJUICER
  12. 12. WHY NOW?
  13. 13. in other words, there’s a shed load ofunhappy people out there
  14. 14. introducingthe happy startup school
  15. 15. KEY THEMES
  16. 16. huh? how does it all fit together?
  17. 17. design the life you want
  18. 18. design the life you wantdefine what you stand for
  19. 19. design the life you wantdefine what you stand forexplore & validate business ideas
  20. 20. design the life you wantdefine what you stand forexplore & validate business ideasdesign a great product/service
  21. 21. design the life you wantdefine what you stand forexplore & validate business ideasdesign a great product/servicebuild an inspiring culture
  22. 22. design the life you wantdefine what you stand forexplore & validate business ideasdesign a great product/servicebuild an inspiring culture= a happy you, team & customers!
  23. 23. timeline of an entrepreneur
  24. 24. timeline of an entrepreneur
  25. 25. some questions for you:• how happy are you right now?• what would it take to make you happy?• which companies make you happy?• what does success look like to you?
  26. 26. happiness should be your starting point for success, not $$$
  27. 27. thankfully it alsomakes business sense
  28. 28. “HAPPINESS ISA BUSINESS MODEL”TONY TSIEH, ZAPPOS (a $1bn company)
  29. 29. your future starts now
  30. 30. thanks! @happystartupswww.thehappystartupschool.com

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