The Rainmaker Podcast

Julie Cole: The Power of Multiple Founders: Lessons from Mabel's Labels

June 07, 2023 Veronica Romney Episode 41
The Rainmaker Podcast
Julie Cole: The Power of Multiple Founders: Lessons from Mabel's Labels
Show Notes

In this episode, Julie Cole, co-founder of Mabel's Labels, discusses the dynamics of having multiple founders in an organization. We discuss the advantages of having co-founders, such as dividing tasks and providing emotional support, as well as the significance of having a solid shareholder's agreement and the delicate balance between being accountable to one another without falling into the trap of micromanagement.

Drawing from her own firsthand experiences of starting Mabel's Labels with her sister and two close friends, Julie candidly opens up about the challenges they encountered when it came to dividing responsibilities and safeguarding the integrity of their respective departments. Steeped in wisdom, she graciously imparts invaluable advice on nurturing and sustaining a healthy co-founder relationship, emphasizing the indispensable ingredients of communication, trust, and shared values. 

Brace yourself for an episode filled with insights that will empower aspiring entrepreneurs and ignite a passion for collaborative success.

Learn more about Julie:

Julie Cole is a recovered lawyer, mom of six and co-founder of Mabel’s Labels. She is an award-winning entrepreneur, best-selling author, and sought after speaker and emcee. Julie is no stranger to the media, having appeared on NBC’s The Today Show, HLN’s Raising America, Breakfast Television, The Marilyn Denis Show, CP24, among many others. Her articles have appeared in The Huffington Post, Today’s Parent, The Globe and Mail, Profit Magazine, Working Mother Magazine, and numerous websites.

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