The Audience Episode 008: iStrategyLabs Founder Peter Corbett on Knowing When to Quit Your Day Job
My guest for Episode 008 is Peter Corbett, who I’ve had the pleasure to know for a number of years as we’ve worked in various overlapping circles in the tech community.
Peter is the Founder and now Retired CEO of iStrategyLabs, a DC-based, global digital agency, that develops solutions to clients’ challenges and brings them to life in the online and offline world. He is a tireless champion of innovation, and disruptors everywhere — be they in technology, business, media, venture capital, and more
We sat down to talk about his life as a "Retired Founder," including:
What led to his decision to sell ISL to J. Walter Thompson
How he knew he was ready to let go of a business he’d founded and built into a global innovator over the course of 10+ years
How to identify when you’re not aligned with a project or venture anymore
What he’s doing now, with the space created by letting go of running ISL full-time
Ideas for how to avoid burnout as an entrepreneur
This is a great episode for any of you who has been running a startup, business, consultancy, etc, and has been wondering if it’s time to let go of that to pursue other things that are more aligned with what is your truth right now.