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beHppy – Lili Godbout

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About the Episode

Are you a business person who desperately needs a technical co-founder? Well listen to how today’s guest found the right technical partner for her app business. Also, listen to the beginning of the episode where she shares her inspiration for the app.

Lili Godbout is Co-Founder at FlexYourHappiness.

Show Notes

Finding the Right Technical Partner

Being a non-technical person, Lili was aware that at some point, she would need a good technical partner to tell her what could work, what might work and what simply would not work. She was already collaborating with Stanfy, an app designer and developer company, and it was Stanfy that brought her to meetups with potential technical partners. The right technical partner for Lili was somebody who could keep her on firm ground even while she was floating in a bubble with her ideas for her app. So she knew she had the right partner when she met her present technical co-founder because he asked all the right questions that kept her on terra firma. Her technical partner asked questions that she never even thought about which made her think along rational and realistic lines.

Lili’sApp Inspiration

Lili is the 11th child of a woman who was told she could never have kids. Despite this pessimistic prediction by doctors, Lili’s mom exceeded expectations because of her positive outlook in life and so Lili simply grew up in a household that seemed to her was always happy, rowdy and positive. She wanted to bring this happy feeling of warmth, security and acceptance to a wider circle, away from the usual in the social media such as Facebook. She wanted to create an app that gave a user a personal happy space —that same happy space she found in the midst of ten other siblings and the positivism of her parents.

What advice would you give to anyone looking to build a mobile app?

Talk to people and do not hesitate to ask for help at any stage of building an app. Always go with your gut feeling. What is the worst that can happen anyway? If the worst happens, you can always stop.

Show Mentions

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