During college, Partha Unnava broke his ankle and spent six weeks on crutches, leading him to found Better Walk to create a crutch that was more comfortable to the user.
Since founding the company in May 2013, he has been invited to the White House to present to President Obama, been named on the 2015 Forbes 30 Under 30, been featured on CNN, and received numerous entrepreneurship awards.
Time Stamped Show Notes:
[5:23] Partha shares what life was like growing up and the perspective he had on business and academia.
[7:55] A small town mentality shifts to an influencer’s mentality.
[10:17] From pre-med, engineering, bio chem, internships, to building a business.
[12:52] Partha talks about personifying yourself in your business and being authentic with yourself.
[16:56] Talking to the people in the marketplace, understanding the ins and out of taking a product to market.
[18:01] Ditching fear and becoming more efficient in your problem solving through a wealth mindset.
[22:40] Product belief and making your business your cause.
[23:54] Surrounding yourself with high-level thinkers at all costs.
[25:54] The two things you can control: You fitness physically and mentally.
[28:20] Blind Effort versus a Structured Plan.
[30:21] Number One tips: Health, Relationships and Business.
- When you have the vision to grow your business at an exponential rate you have to be more authentic with yourself. From each person you hire to your innovation and manufacturing, every aspect of is a different part of YOU built into the fabric of who and what your business is. You have to know yourself in order to have an accurate expression of self in your business. By connecting with yourself you will better understand what your customers care about.
- People have limitations within their solution or problem solving abilities because they are obsessing over fear. Once you let go of your fears, conscious thoughts of issues with money or subconscious thoughts of not meeting the mark, you will find that you have a clarity to think and solve problems more efficiently. You will be able to assess situations and actions with clarity because you are not caught in a box of “fail” thoughts.
- Your product is an embodiment of solutions to certain problems. However the business you are building is a cause for people to gather around and contribute to.
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