Leadership Know-How for First Time Founders


Why is this Series Important?

To help kickstart your startup journey.
To assist first time leaders in their leadership journey.

Made just for:

Startup Beginners and Workplace Leaders
First Time Startup Founders
People who would like to enhance their leadership skills.

Browse lessons:

Leadership qualities required in a startup founder!
As a startup founder, it's inevitable that you may end up taking on a leadership role! Join Daryll, as he dives into some qualities that are important for all startup founders!
How to lead a new team?
Now that you have acquired a team, how do you ensure that you're leading your team in the best way possible! Let's find out how...
How to retain talents!
Now that you have a new team, it's now time to consider how to retain this team. Let's look into some valuable steps to take to retain your talents!
How to regain the teams faith in you in cases of failures!
As first time startup founders, failure is inevitable. Here are some ways to regain the teams faith in you!

Your instructors:

Daryll Tan

Co-Founder of OpenMinds

Daryll’s entrepreneurial journey started at the age of 21. He has since founded more than 5 other businesses and was recognised as the Top 10 Visionary Leaders on Beyond Exclamation 2018. He has consulted international brands across industries, and is a frequent speaker on digital marketing, leadership and entrepreneurship, a mentor at YCM and various startup communities, a part time Digital Marketing lecturer, and a subject matter expert on BFM Radio.


Samuel Soong
Samuel Soong
Samuel Soong
Samuel Soong
Samuel Soong
Samuel Soong
Brian Siew

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