29 Dec December 29, 2021 – Growth Whisperer Tim Cakir and Very Insubordinate Todd Kashdan
Tim Cakir – The Startup Growth Whisperer
Tim Cakir is a growth consultant who helps companies, entrepreneurs and students achieve fast and consistent growth. his proven framework to escalate revenue, profits and growth of startups by allowing them to focus on the right projects at the right time. Working with 17 startups to date, some of his best achievements include helping two startups receiving 1.7 million euros in Horizon 2020 funding, increasing MRR of one startup from $80k to $300k in less than 18 months and completing projects such as implementation of OKRs, building company dashboards, rebranding and product launches. In addition to that, Tim’s passion for helping people realize their potential to bring their ideas to life means that he also teaches Bachelor and Masters programs at two universities in Barcelona, ESEI International Business School Barcelona and Geneva Business School.
Todd Kashdan – Author of The Art of Insubordination
THE ART OF INSUBORDINATION: How to Dissent and Defy Effectively is by Todd Kashdan, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology and Director of The Well-Being Lab at George Mason University. Todd is a leading expert on the psychology of curiosity, mental flexibility, and social relationships. Awarded the 2013 Distinguished Early Career Researcher Award by the American Psychological Association, Todd Kashdan is among the world’s top experts on the psychology of well-being, psychological strengths, mental agility, and social relationships. His research has been featured in hundreds of media outlets, including multiple articles in the Harvard Business Review, New York Times, and Forbes. As a Professor of Psychology and a leading educator to the public, Todd translates state-of-the-art science for practical application to improve our everyday lives. He is well-known for his energetic and disarming communication style. He received the 2010 Distinguished Faculty Member of the Year Award at George Mason University for his teaching and mentoring. He gave a TEDx talk on psychological flexibility and writes the “Curious?” blog for Psychology Today, which is enjoyed by more than four million readers.