188 - John DenBoer: One Man's Mission In Disrupting Dementia
Nick Hughes is joined by John DenBoer, a TEDx Speaker, Author and Startup Founder from Wisconsin. John is a former clinical neuropsychologist and founder whose startup journey has been a wild ride of fame, defeat and lessons learned.
The episode starts with Nick and John discussing his startup journey as a pioneer - his successes, failures & what he learned in business from raising funds for a high growth startup, plus his painful mistakes that cost dearly. John points to the power of PR - how his team got featured on Netflix and how this impacted the outlook for his startup. He shares his reflections on how to find your cause - in John's case Disrupting Dementia - and what he learned through it. John helped create the NETFLIX documentary called “This is Dementia” by Bosch Films. They then talk about what he has learned as a sports neuropsychologist and high performance, how to achieve peak performance as an athlete and entrepreneur. They end with John sharing his lessons learned and painful mistakes that cost dearly, and shares his advice to early stage entrepreneurs. This is a fun and informative conversation with a passionate and purposeful entrepreneur, we hope it helps you today.