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Built to Scale: The Best Optimizations for Startup Founders

AJ Yawn, Founder and CEO at ByteChek, on important areas founders need to focus on including optimizing mental health to set yourself up for success.

As a Founder, it’s easy to get lost in the day-to-day chaos of growing your startup. Often, you end up taking shortcuts and sacrificing the well-being of yourself and your team — to the detriment of your company as a whole.

Our guest today, AJ Yawn, Founder and CEO at ByteChek, shares detailed suggestions on how to build a strong company culture and how you, as a founder, can optimize your mental health to set yourself up for success.

Join as we discuss:

  • Culture — why focusing on it early pays off with your team
  • The 32-hour work week and the impact it has had on ByteChek’s culture and productivity
  • The importance of self-care — mental well-being and other healthy habits for founders
  • Ideas for a winning morning routine to set your day up for success

This discussion with AJ Yawn comes from our show Startup Success. Browse all Burkland podcasts and subscribe to the show on Apple podcasts.

Find AJ on LinkedIn and visit ByteChek.