What I do
What should you be building? How should you be selling? With a background in marketing, UX, product design, and as a startup founder, I've dealt with these questions before and can help you in this first step.
Research is about understanding the problems you're facing and getting to the big picture of what is going on. You need to know how to ask the right questions and dig deep into the answers you receive, then you can really understand where to go next.
Design goes beyond aesthetics and touches how a person engages with your solution. How can you make that process simple, powerful, and delightful?