PresidentCrown Capital Adventures Inc.
Member Since March 2023
Ryan Crownholm is a serial founder & entrepreneur, mentor, investor, and U.S. Army veteran. He is the president and founder of Crown Capital Adventures Inc., Dirtmatch.com, and Mysiteplan.com. With grassroots in construction, he has an exceptional track record of developing business models that deliver immediate and sustainable returns. Crownholm is now an accomplished serial entrepreneur, having launched over 5 successful businesses and sold over half, who mentors a variety of individuals, including entrepreneurs, CEOs, veterans, and both currently and formerly incarcerated individuals. He was an early adopter of blockchain technology and has been an advisor to several Crypto and NFT projects and companies. His mission is to practice insubordinate entrepreneurship and to change the current landscape for small to medium-sized business owners and entrepreneurs.
Remember that there is light at the end of the journey. There are ups and downs along every business journey, and you won't always see eye to eye with everyone sitting at the table. However, keeping an open mind being willing to take suggestions, and fostering a team dynamic that promotes inclusiveness, giving each team member a voice is a chance to boost team morale and support, especially when the company is facing challenges. Below, 15 experts from Fast Company Executive Board each provide one strategy to help leaders develop a healthy growth mindset that will enable them (and their teams) to embrace challenges and find solutions to their business or client's problems.
Balance your core ‘bread and butter’ with diverse revenue options. When a business is faced with economic uncertainty in a competitive environment, it may be tough to gauge whether the right decisions are being made to ensure a stable future for the company and its team. The importance of leaning into what you know and are already successful at may seem like the obvious choice of action, but it's also important to recognize a good opportunity to bring in additional revenue when you see one. This may be the key to helping elevate your core business and continue to keep your brand at the forefront of the industry and top of mind for current and potential customers. Here, 16 experts from Fast Company Executive Board each share one strategy that can help company leaders future-proof their business in an unstable marketplace.
What if failure didn’t necessarily mean taking a step back? What if there is a scenario where even if you don’t achieve what you intended, the net gain is still positive? I call this failing forward.
Apply these best practices to strengthen your relationship as a mentor and partner. If you're a leader seeking a great personal assistant who can help you elevate your business to the next level, it's essential that you take your time until you find the proper fit. Once you've succeeded at the first step, it's time to nurture the relationship by learning what drives them and what they are most passionate about—treating them like a partner in collaboration on your journey and engaging them in meaningful assignments. While retaining top talent is not an easy feat, here, 15 Fast Company Executive Board members share their best tips for training a high-level assistant that you can count on to work with you closely for the long term.
Jul 24, 2023
Here are 15 strategies to get you on the right path if you are still searching for personal and career fulfillment. When you're just starting out in a career of any sort, it's not unusual to—at times—feel worried or uncertain about your current path. How do you know if you are making the right decision about where you're committing your valuable time and energy in the workforce? Are you genuinely happy—at least for right now? Being honest with yourself (and others) about your end goals is something to be proud of, and it's also a step in the right direction. Sometimes it's beneficial to experiment with different opportunities—even ones that turn out to be the wrong fit. To offer some further guidance, 15 Fast Company Executive Board members share additional ideas to find clarity as you begin to figure out where you want to see yourself five, ten, or even 20 years from now. In the meantime, proactively devote your best self to whatever it is you are currently doing now, while you're searching. You never know what your diligence in the task at hand may lead to down the road. It's all part of the journey.
Crown Capital Adventures Inc.
Crown Capital Adventure Inc. is a holding and investment company focused on construction technology and real estate. Its purpose is to leverage the latest technology into legacy construction businesses to improve scale and profitability. CCA currently owns and operates DirtMatch, an online dirt exchange, and My Site Plan, a nationwide drafting firm helping its clients with permitting needs. Other investments include real estate rehab, short-term financing for real estate projects, and startups in the construction industry.