How to organise your company for effectiveness and productivity2 min read

Natalie Nagele.001

On this week’s episode of the SaaS Revolution Show, we talk with Natalie Nagele, Co-founder and CEO of Wildbit about how she and her co-founder and husband, Chris Nagele have run the company for the past nearly 19 years and have created both an effective and calm environment.

During those 19 years, Natalie and Chris have built a lot of products and have shut down many of them. The ones that have stood the test of time have often been SaaS. Currently the company maintains Postmark, Beanstalk and Conveyor. Wildbit currently employs 30 people who are spread between 6 countries.

Natalie’s main goal throughout all this time has been to keep the company a sane place to work. She has never taken VC funding and has never imposed high growth, or unsustainable goals for the company. At the start of the year, however, Natalie and Chris introduced The Entrepreneurial Operating System (EOS) to help the company become more effective and productive. So far the experience has been great and they are already seeing great results. It has made them far more effective and aligned, especially as they operate a four day work week.

At SaaStock we also implemented EOS at the start of the year, so this is as much a rundown of how it works as it is an exchange of notes and advice on how to make it better. Listen on to hear:

  • How Natalie has assured the company has been around for nearly 19 years
  • How they rolled out EOS
  • One area in which EOS has already had a massive impact in Wildbit

Natalie is one of many diverse voices we will hear from at SaaStock in Dublin this October. While we will have plenty of stories of high growth and stellar metrics, we will also feature the other, equally as effective ways do SaaS – by growing slowly and sustainably. Joining her on 5 separate tracks will be 150 speakers representing a variety of company stages and verticals. Grab a ticket now at the best possible price.

DAN-MARTELL-podcast

How to retain top talent with Dan Martell

Dan Martell, five-time SaaS founder and founder of SaaS Academy, talks retaining top talent on this week’s episode of The SaaS Revolution Show. This was his keynote session from SaaStock West Coast 2019. He looks at the main reasons employees leave companies, and gives SaaS founders a strategy for keeping a pulse on your team…

SSRS_DAVID_PODCAST_BANNER

Becoming a customer success-focused startup with David Roldan, Google Cloud

This week David Roldan, Head of Venture Capital & Startup Business Development – Europe, Google Cloud, is chatting to Alex Theuma on the SaaS Revolution Show, live from Slush 2019. Their conversation focused on David’s passion: Customer Success. David offered practical tips to help early-stage startups set themselves up as a customer-success-focused organisation – even…

SSRS_PODCAST_TINA_SHARKEY_BANNER

How your core metrics shift as your company grows with Tina Sharkey, co-founder of Brandless

This week Tina Sharkey, co-founder of Brandless, is chatting to Alex Theuma on the SaaS Revolution Show, live from Slush 2019. They discussed Brandless’ journey to date, including their expansion from a direct-to-consumer model to incorporating a physical retail presence. They also discussed the importance of identifying and communicating your core metrics – and how…