013 A Very Special Holiday with Steph and Tom

Show Notes

Christmas and New Year are the perfect time for reflection. Business owners and entrepreneurs often take time to look back at the past year. The holiday season gives entrepreneurs a rare moment when they can pause, enjoy the festivities, and spend time with family. They also spend time thinking about the successes and failures of 2018 and consider the lessons they can learn to improve their business.

On today’s special Christmas episode, Tom and I take time to think about the past two years at Supportedly. We share a behind the curtains glimpse of Supportedly and the lessons we have learned since starting the company. We also take turns pulling questions out of a hat to share stories that have made our year truly rewarding as well as the funniest and most challenging aspects of our partnership.

Being an entrepreneur can be hard and lonely, but through Supportedly, we have realized just how much help is out there to support the growth of new businesses and entrepreneurs.

Stephanie Kissel

The questions we answer this week on the Supportedly Podcast:

  • The best and most challenging aspects of our partnership.
  • How working on Supportedly has impacted our views of entrepreneurship.
  • A common misperception about entrepreneurship and how Supportedly helps address this issue.
  • When Steph has laughed the hardest about with Tom.
  • The one thing Tom hopes everyone knows about Steph.
  • The easiest aspects of our partnership.
  • Lessons learned from the past two years while working at Supportedly.
  • How our views of Supportedly have changed since we started it.

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There is terrific help out there with millions of dollars being invested in support programs for entrepreneurs who may not be aware of them.

Tom Ryan

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Host: Stephanie Kissel

I utilize my background and expertise in project leadership to find creative operational solutions every day. I’m passionate about great ideas and inspired by the entrepreneurs who bring them to life (ever seen someone cry happy tears over your prototype?). I'm fortunate to work with people who share my passions and inspire me every day. Together, we're working non-stop to create cool things that empower entrepreneurs and business owners, like Supportedly.com, the place to find entrepreneurial support programs, events, and actionable content like The Supportedly Podcast. To all the providers and entrepreneurs they support, thanks for letting me tell your stories, and if you’re reading this, I hope we’ve helped make your entrepreneurial journey just a little be easier and maybe even more exciting!