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Jef Lippiatt
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Owner at Startup Chucktown

Member Since November 2014

Charleston, SC

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I focus on business strategy, diversification and divergent thinking. I enjoy helping others see the hidden opportunities in front of them.

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Jef Lippiatt
Jef Lippiatt, Owner at Startup Chucktown

Asked this question - Sales and marketing

Do you qualify your leads?

When you are looking for new sales leads, do you qualify them before adding them to your list? If...

Jef Lippiatt
Jef Lippiatt, Owner at Startup Chucktown

Asked this question - Business planning

Are Internal Processes or External Brand Perception in the Driver's Seat?

What do I mean? Simply what is currently a larger driver of your business (for better or...

Jef Lippiatt
Jef Lippiatt, Owner at Startup Chucktown

Asked this question - Business planning

What is your biggest business goal for 2016?

Each answer should be as unique as the individual businesses that we run. I'm planning on...

Jef Lippiatt
Jef Lippiatt, Owner at Startup Chucktown

Asked this question - Market trend

What technology do you find most exciting in relation to your business industry?

What technology excites you the most about your business industry? Why? I'm interested in hearing...

Jef Lippiatt
Jef Lippiatt, Owner at Startup Chucktown

Asked this question - Business growth

What business issue is keeping you up at night?

I'm certain that no matter how well your business is currently doing, there is probably something...

Jef Lippiatt
Jef Lippiatt, Owner at Startup Chucktown

Asked this question - First 100 days

What would you value more an investor or a knowledgeable cofounder? Why?

Often a venture needs both, but which would you prefer? Think about the pros and cons that may...

Jef Lippiatt
Jef Lippiatt, Owner at Startup Chucktown

Asked this question - Advertising

Do you adjust your marketing and advertising efforts seasonally?

Do you adjust the feel, voice or imagery for your marketing and advertising efforts as seasons...

Jef Lippiatt
Jef Lippiatt, Owner at Startup Chucktown

Asked this question - Lifestyle and health

How do you split out your time daily?

Do you have a repeatable daily schedule or do you approach every day as something new? Do you spend...

Jef Lippiatt
Jef Lippiatt, Owner at Startup Chucktown

Asked this question - Business growth

If your business has seasonal peaks, how do you balance out the valleys?

I'm curious how business owners that have seasonal peaks built into their business adapt to times...

Training and development

How to Prevent Your Knowledge From Becoming Ignorance

Do you ever feel like you're "smart enough?" This is a dangerous place to be. There are several factors that can make our knowledge turn into ignorance such as comfort and pride. Instead, allow your...

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Research and Innovation

Hello, Opportunity?

Perhaps you are waiting for things to change in the new year. I’m not here to say that won’t happen, but how can you be sure opportunity will come knocking? The unfortunate answer is, you can’t ...

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Social media

Up Close And Personal

Let me cut to the chase, using video in your business is important. That probably isn't a revelation, but it is true. So where do you even begin? If you haven't already been using video for anything, ...

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Lifestyle and health

6 Habits to Help You Succeed

Success is a mindset, so double down on these habits   1. Stay Teachable - It is important as you grow your business journey that you remain teachable. Why? It is an attitude of humility that recog...

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Training and development

Intrapreneur To Exitpreneur

So how does one go about making the leap from an intrapreneur to an entrepreneur? The complicated answer is, it depends on some of the following: Too many levels of bureaucracy Lack of support for m...

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Training and development

Customer Service Scripts Need to Die

Do you want to call customer service for me? No? I can't say I'm shocked. What is it about customer service and customer experience that makes us as customers so crazy? We know we will have to fumble ...

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Leadership

I Dare You to Trust Me

Believing the experts blindly comes at great cost. Sure many experts are on point and full of great insights. However, each of us has blind spots or occasionally miss the mark. So what, right? Consid...

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Leadership

Challengability Because Accountability Isn't Enough

Accountability is great, but where does it leave you? It leaves you beholden to someone checking in on you to ensure you are still on track. But since when is just staying on track ideal? The simple a...

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Training and development

3 + 1 = Improvement

Improvement really is this simple. But that doesn't mean it is easy. Why does it seem so easy to get distracted? I'm not even going to try to answer that question today. But we all get distracted from...

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Research and Innovation

Divergent Lenses

Have we lost our sense of imagination or just how to properly use it? I propose that we collectively need to fall down the rabbit hole with purpose on a recurring basis. Approaching a problem through...

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Jef Lippiatt
Jef Lippiatt, Owner at Startup Chucktown

Asked this question - Sales and marketing

Do you qualify your leads?

When you are looking for new sales leads, do you qualify them before adding them to your list? If...

Jef Lippiatt
Jef Lippiatt, Owner at Startup Chucktown

Asked this question - Business planning

Are Internal Processes or External Brand Perception in the Driver's Seat?

What do I mean? Simply what is currently a larger driver of your business (for better or...

Jef Lippiatt
Jef Lippiatt, Owner at Startup Chucktown

Asked this question - Business planning

What is your biggest business goal for 2016?

Each answer should be as unique as the individual businesses that we run. I'm planning on...

Jef Lippiatt
Jef Lippiatt, Owner at Startup Chucktown

Asked this question - Market trend

What technology do you find most exciting in relation to your business industry?

What technology excites you the most about your business industry? Why? I'm interested in hearing...

Jef Lippiatt
Jef Lippiatt, Owner at Startup Chucktown

Asked this question - Business growth

What business issue is keeping you up at night?

I'm certain that no matter how well your business is currently doing, there is probably something...

Jef Lippiatt
Jef Lippiatt, Owner at Startup Chucktown

Asked this question - First 100 days

What would you value more an investor or a knowledgeable cofounder? Why?

Often a venture needs both, but which would you prefer? Think about the pros and cons that may...

Jef Lippiatt
Jef Lippiatt, Owner at Startup Chucktown

Asked this question - Advertising

Do you adjust your marketing and advertising efforts seasonally?

Do you adjust the feel, voice or imagery for your marketing and advertising efforts as seasons...

Jef Lippiatt
Jef Lippiatt, Owner at Startup Chucktown

Asked this question - Lifestyle and health

How do you split out your time daily?

Do you have a repeatable daily schedule or do you approach every day as something new? Do you spend...

Jef Lippiatt
Jef Lippiatt, Owner at Startup Chucktown

Asked this question - Business growth

If your business has seasonal peaks, how do you balance out the valleys?

I'm curious how business owners that have seasonal peaks built into their business adapt to times...

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