Entrepreneurship

Posts from David DeWolf on entrepreneurship, his experience as an angel investor and board member, and important lessons he has learned that fellow entrepreneurs should heed.

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The 6 Foundations of Building a Rapidly Scaling Company
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I often say that building a successful business is one of the hardest things in the world to do. If you can get it right and do it successfully, it’s…

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How I Choose Companies to Invest In
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I’ve been an angel investor since 2016, when DeWolf Family Ventures made our first angel investment in a wearables company called Valencell. Valencell and its founder, Dr. Steven LeBoeuf, showed…

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3 Clues That Your Business is a Software Company…and a Dead Giveaway That It’s Not
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It’s fashionable in today’s digital economy to claim that your bank or retail store is a software company. The disruption of nearly every industry sector by tech startups has traditional…

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How I Prep for a Board Meeting (as a Board Member)
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In my latest blog post, I shared five tips on How I Prep for a Board Meeting as a CEO. In addition to being CEO of 3Pillar, I also sit…

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How I Prep for a Board Meeting (as a CEO)
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As a first-time founder and CEO, I’ve learned a lot over the years about how to work with and get the most out of 3Pillar Global’s board. I’ve also been…

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Connecting the Dots + Season 1 Wrap-Up: Emerge and Evolve, Episode 10
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For the final episode of season 1 of Emerge and Evolve, we look back at some of the common threads and leadership themes that we heard from a number of…

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Why Diversity Builds Stronger Leaders: Emerge and Evolve, Episode 9
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For this episode of Emerge and Evolve, Heather Combs and I talk about how diversity of thought, experience, and opinion ultimately builds stronger leaders, leadership teams, and companies. Heather served…

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Making and Managing Acquisitions - The Evolving Leader Episode 8
Making & Managing Acquisitions: Emerge and Evolve, Episode 8
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Dan Henderson joins me for this episode of Emerge and Evolve to talk about acquisitions, an important, potentially vital tool for growth that the evolving leader must use judiciously. Dan…

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Leadership + Emotional Intelligence: Emerge and Evolve, Episode 4
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Emotional intelligence is often overlooked when we’re thinking of the most important leadership intangibles. Far too frequently, leadership is mistaken for charisma, or even popularity or social ease. For this…

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Leadership & The Stages of Growth, Continued: Emerge and Evolve, Episode 3
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Bobby Christian joins us again for episode 3 of Emerge and Evolve to continue our discussion on how and why your leadership focus and capabilities must adapt as your company…

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