David Strittmatter

Weekly Learnings

from David: founder & CEO, ex-MBB consultant, & top 1% business graduate

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Goal Achievement

How it Feels like Being an Early-Stage Startup Founder

Being an early-stage startup founder is like being a trailblazer venturing into new territory. Each step you take leads you into the unknown, carving a path where none existed. Resources …

Goal Achievement

My trip to Paris – a story of resilience

You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take. – Wayne Gretzky Dear friend, My recent trip to Paris became a story of resilience and perseverance This past week, I …

Goal Achievement

Transforming into a great CEO – my first coaching sessions

Dear friend, Let’s be honest: I suck. Not in an absolute sense. But compared to the person I’ll be in 5-10 years, I suck as the CEO of my startup …


Being sick

Health is not valued till sickness comes. – Thomas Fuller Dear friend, This week, I found myself battling an array of symptoms: headache, sore throat, cough, runny nose, aching limbs, …


Last-Minute Trip: Startup Glory or Waste of Time?

Dear friend, How to determine what’s important? It was Tuesday evening at 8 pm when my cofounder called me. I was sitting at my desk working on our hiring process. …

Goal Achievement

Recipe for a happy and fulfilled life

Dear friend, Do not compare yourself with others. Do not think in terms of averages. Below. Above. Mediocrity. It is just you versus you. Every day. Every hour. Every second. …