Wood Buffalo Economic Development Corporation (WBEDC) is excited to announce the launch of a new speaker series: Thinkers. Inventors. Doers. The inaugural four-part series will feature a mix of influential business leaders,our third speaker is David Segal, speaking on “Are You Stuck in Business Purgatory?”.
Building a successful business is amazing. Watching a business fail is hard – but honest failures can make you stronger.The worst fate in business, argues David Segal, the founder of DAVIDsTEA, is purgatory, when every day is a battle to make ends meet and gain an inch of ground you gain. As both an entrepreneur and an investor, Davidhas experienced purgatory first-hand. And he’s identified three primary causes of purgatory: your product, your people and your ego.
In this compelling talk, David takes audiences through the five criteria that make for a compelling product; the most important qualities to look for in your people and share tips on how you can put your own ego aside to move your business forward.