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Wonder Women Entrepreneurs! This is the place to join conversations with thought leaders who amaze, astonish and inspire you. Listen each week as entrepreneur and host Kalika Yap explores the challenges, wisdom and breakthroughs of extraordinary people. (An Entrepreneurs’ Organization production)

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Jun 25, 2021

We’re joined by Dave Kerpen, current president of EO New York Chapter. Dave is a serial entrepreneur, and New York Times bestselling author. He’s also the current CEO of Apprentice, an organization whose mission is to connect entrepreneurs and talented college students and ultimately create one million mentorship matches. Listen in as Dave talks about the lessons he’s learned at EO, how to build a successful business, and the importance of delegating.

Timestamped show notes
01:50 - Dealing with loss
02:45 - Remember Life
04:18 - Looking forward
06:38 - Lessons learned from EO
08:22 - Selling the company
10:10 - “Built To Sell”
12:14 - Build a sellable business from the start
16:12 - Build a business, not a job
17:04 - Prioritizing what is important to YOU
18:38 - Delegating
21:34 - Figuring out your process
24:45 - The definition of ‘success’
29:13 - Pursuing joy
29:42 - Channeling gratitude
36:01 - Entrepreneurship and family
38:45 - Dave’s plans for 2021
40:24 - Closing remarks, how to find Dave!

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