Ryan Frederick
Speaker | Author | Coach

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Ryan speaks about principles to grow your company, be a better leader, and to build successful products.

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Ryan Frederick

Ryan Frederick is a Founder and product person at heart. He has been a part of starting and growing several software and service companies from inception, to viability, through to sustainability. He has been instrumental in capitalization activities and has even expanded into international markets. Ryan is an active angel investor, mentor, advisor, author and speaker. He has authored two books, The Founder’s Manual: A Guidebook for Becoming a Successful Entrepreneur and Sell Naked - And Other Advice for Growing and Managing Service Firms. Ryan speaks frequently creating products and growing companies.

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Author of:
The Founder's Manual & Sell Naked


Interview by Joe Kutchera

Get Ryan Frederick's insights with this author interview hosted by fellow author, speaker, and marketing advisor, Joe Kutchera.

The Founder's Manual

Many aspects of being a Founder, creating a product, and building a company are counter-intuitive. In The Founder's Manual, Ryan Frederick, provides insights into how to deal with them including:

  • Founders have to run to the fire, not away from it.
  • Scale doesn't matter until a small number of customers love what you are doing.
  • You can't solve a problem you don't understand at an expert level.
  • Customer Product Fit is better than Product Market Fit and why.
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Author of:
Sell Naked

If you’re a professional who plies a craft or skill, be it legal, accounting, advising, design, programming, or any from a long list of business services, and you’re thinking about starting or trying to grow a services firm, this book is for you!

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