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Chris Ruder (Founder & CEO of Spikeball, Inc) In this episode, we talk to Chris Ruder (Founder & CEO of Spikeball, Inc) we discuss his love for the sport, how he is moving his company to be more inclusive, and what he thinks about the prospects of Spikeball becoming an Olympic sport.  Check out Spikeball here.  Spikeball's Facebook page.  **More On Chris** Chris Ruder is the CEO and Founder of Spikeball Inc. The Jonas Brothers, Drake, Julianne Hough, Ryan Seacrest, 21 Pilots, Casey Neistat, and numerous pro sports teams and players have expressed their love for Spikeball. Spikeball’s appearance on Shark Tank was voted as one of the best episodes of all time. ESPN went as far as to say Spikeball is mainstream. Chris started the business in 2008 and ran it as a night job for 5 years while keeping his day job as an Advertising Executive. 5 years after its founding, Spikeball hit $1 million in annual sales with zero full-time employees. At that time, Chris quit his day job and went full-time. That was one of the best days of his life. Spikeball’s mission is the create the next great global sport. Tournaments appear on ESPN and take place all over the world. Chris lives in Chicago with his 3 great kids and a fantastic wife. He is on the board of I Grow Chicago and the company has donated hundreds of thousands of dollars to help address gun violence, the environment, and education. Visit our website TheStartupLifePodcast.com Follow The Startup Life Podcast Facebook Page Want gear from The Startup Life? Check out our gear! Check out other great podcasts from The Binge Podcast Network. Written by: Dominic Lawson  Executive Producers: Dominic Lawson and Kenda Lawson Music Credits: **Show Theme**  Behind Closed Doors - Otis McDonald  **Break Theme** Cielo - Huma-Huma  **Sponsors/Partners** Listen and subscribe to the Keep Optimising Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or anywhere you like to get your favorite podcasts.  You can also get more information at https://keepoptimising.com/.
#380: Engaging With the Marketplace with Chris Ruder In 2008, Spikeball founder and CEO Chris Ruder set out to create the next great American sport. But unfortunately, after a sizeable ad spend, Chris discovered that his number one target market—volleyball players—didn’t exactly share his passion for the game. Useful information for sure, but you know what was even more valuable? The way he learned it. Tune in to find out why talking to real live people changed everything and enabled Chris to turn Spikeball into a $21 million company—while expanding globally and creating a rock-solid culture along the way.   entreleadership.com/podcast Spikeball website Young Life website Unleashing the Ideavirus by Seth Godin How to Create Core Values Review this episode for a chance to win a $25 Amazon gift card   As an Amazon Associate EntreLeadership earns from qualifying purchases.   Want expert help with your business question? Call 844-944-1070 and leave a message or send an email to podcast@entreleadership.com. You could be featured on a future podcast episode!
2018 Season, Episode 13 - An Interview with Spikeball CEO Chris Ruder Mike and Logan sit down with Spikeball CEO Chris Ruder!
2018 Season, Episode 13 - An Interview with Spikeball CEO Chris Ruder Mike and Logan sit down with Spikeball CEO Chris Ruder!
Living Out Core Values Through Activism and Philanthropy with Chris Ruder & Grant Gochnauer In this week’s episode of Flourishing Together, Raman Chadha sits down with Junto alumnus Chris Ruder, Founder/CEO of Spikeball Inc to discuss his commitment to listening and building self-awareness, the roots of his activism and philanthropy, and how his team at Spikeball loves out their company values day-to-day.  Raman also talks with Junto mentor Grant Gochnauer, Co-Founder &amp; CTO at Vodori Inc, about translating personal values into everyday decisions and professional life, how personal reflection can allow you to turn pain into progress and the daily habits that contribute to ongoing personal and professional growth. Finally, Raman shares his reflections on the difficulty companies have in putting language to core values and how looking to personal or family values can serve as a useful tool when crafting company those values.    
[00:33] - Conversation with Junto alumnus Chris Ruder, Founder/CEO of Spikeball Inc.
[01:47] - Emotion Wheel
[02:39] - First recollection of leadership
[04:44] - Roots of activism and philanthropy 
[06:55] - Connecting beliefs and values with activism
[08:57] - How Spikeball team members live out the company values on a daily basis
[11:58] - Where that drive for growth comes from
[14:26] - The things that get in the way of growth
[15:11] - Why Twitter is a part of Chris’ regular growth practice 
[18:07] - Current books on the nightstand
[18:41] - Closing  appreciations 


[19:38] - Conversation with Junto mentor Grant Gochnauer, Co-Founder & CTO at Vodori Inc
[20:41] - Emotion Wheel
[21:27] - First recollection of leadership
[23:09] - How core values translate into everyday life
[25:38] - Core beliefs in career and professional life
[27:07] - Vodori policy on taking time off 
[28:19] - Other values Grant carries through life
[30:10] - The impact of being ‘different’  
[32:22] - Who is Ray Dalio?
[33:05] - How core beliefs have influenced Grant’s activism
[35:17] - First memory of caring about personal growth
[37:41] - Omnifocus as the core of Grant’s growth practice 
[42:15] - What has to give to make time to learn new things
[43:32] - The things that contribute to professional growth
[45:28] - How Junto has shaped views towards mentorship
[46:40] - Closing  appreciations 


[47:43] - Raman’s closing reflections 
The Junto Institute runs a structured, designed Apprenticeship Program that is built on deep mentorship, emotional intelligence training, and teams learning together. Originating in 2012 in Chicago, IL, over 30 companies have participated in the Junto Apprenticeship program.If you'd like to receive new episodes as they're published, please subscribe to Flourishing Together in Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify or wherever you get your podcasts. If you enjoyed this episode, please consider leaving a review in Apple Podcasts. It really helps others find the showEpisode produced by www.dante32.com.
Living Out Core Values Through Activism and Philanthropy with Chris Ruder & Grant Gochnauer In this week’s episode of Flourishing Together, Raman Chadha sits down with Junto alumnus Chris Ruder, Founder/CEO of Spikeball Inc to discuss his commitment to listening and building self-awareness, the roots of his activism and philanthropy, and how his team at Spikeball loves out their company values day-to-day.  Raman also talks with Junto mentor Grant Gochnauer, Co-Founder &amp; CTO at Vodori Inc, about translating personal values into everyday decisions and professional life, how personal reflection can allow you to turn pain into progress and the daily habits that contribute to ongoing personal and professional growth. Finally, Raman shares his reflections on the difficulty companies have in putting language to core values and how looking to personal or family values can serve as a useful tool when crafting company those values.    
[00:33] - Conversation with Junto alumnus Chris Ruder, Founder/CEO of Spikeball Inc.
[01:47] - Emotion Wheel
[02:39] - First recollection of leadership
[04:44] - Roots of activism and philanthropy 
[06:55] - Connecting beliefs and values with activism
[08:57] - How Spikeball team members live out the company values on a daily basis
[11:58] - Where that drive for growth comes from
[14:26] - The things that get in the way of growth
[15:11] - Why Twitter is a part of Chris’ regular growth practice 
[18:07] - Current books on the nightstand
[18:41] - Closing  appreciations 


[19:38] - Conversation with Junto mentor Grant Gochnauer, Co-Founder &amp; CTO at Vodori Inc
[20:41] - Emotion Wheel
[21:27] - First recollection of leadership
[23:09] - How core values translate into everyday life
[25:38] - Core beliefs in career and professional life
[27:07] - Vodori policy on taking time off 
[28:19] - Other values Grant carries through life
[30:10] - The impact of being ‘different’  
[32:22] - Who is Ray Dalio?
[33:05] - How core beliefs have influenced Grant’s activism
[35:17] - First memory of caring about personal growth
[37:41] - Omnifocus as the core of Grant’s growth practice 
[42:15] - What has to give to make time to learn new things
[43:32] - The things that contribute to professional growth
[45:28] - How Junto has shaped views towards mentorship
[46:40] - Closing  appreciations 


[47:43] - Raman’s closing reflections 
The Junto Institute runs a structured, designed Apprenticeship Program that is built on deep mentorship, emotional intelligence training, and teams learning together. Originating in 2012 in Chicago, IL, over 30 companies have participated in the Junto Apprenticeship program.If you'd like to receive new episodes as they're published, please subscribe to Flourishing Together in Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify or wherever you get your podcasts. If you enjoyed this episode, please consider leaving a review in Apple Podcasts. It really helps others find the showEpisode produced by www.dante32.com.
Chris Ruder - Spikeball CEO What a story! Chris Ruder, CEO of Spikeball, joins us this week to share his incredible journey on how he turned $900 into a multi million dollar sports product and league. From his experience on Shark Tank with Mark Cuban to running and operating a thriving business is a must hear for everyone looking to make their mark in the sports industry. Chris details how he spent his free time in the evenings building the Spikeball brand while working from 9pm to 2am every night. It never felt like work for him as he believed in the vision and the product he was building. One of the key points he touches on is the ability to make your own decisions and be your own boss. Chris has stayed true to his vision and continues to build the Spikeball brand by hiring a diverse skill set for his company. Also, hear how someone found a way to take Spikeball around the world to play a game on Mount Everest!
Chris Ruder on the Future of Spikeball and Appearing on 'Shark Tank' On this episode of 'The G-L Review,' NGL first brings on big sis and college advisor Amelia Graber-Lipperman to discuss Operation Varsity Blues and CollegeGate (8:00) before sitting down with Spikeball CEO Chris Ruder and talking about his background in journalism (24:46), the importance in building company culture coupled with the recent trend in shared spaces (36:18), how Chris first played roundnet in 1989 and why he decided to bring it back 20 years later (45:45), why ultimate players were one of the main groups he marketed to early on (55:05), that time he went on 'Shark Tank' and (sort of) secured a deal (1:00:52), and where he sees Spikeball and the sport of roundnet going in the near future (1:07:08).&nbsp;
My Hustle - Chris Ruder, Spikeball CEO Today, Joe Caporoso is joined by the Founder and CEO of Spikeball, Chris Ruder. The two discuss the rise in popularity of spikeball, as well as what it's like running a company as unique as spikeball.
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