Podcast Episode 8: “Be a Maniac about Listening.” Interview with John Espey, Defiance Ventures.

To listen to the episode, click here. 

John Epsey is the co-founder of Defiance Ventures here in Charlotte. A software developer by trade, John has started and exited several companies and advised tech startups across numerous industries, and in this episode we talk entrepreneurship, sales, and so much more. A few topics that we cover:

  • How John answers the question, “what do you do?”
  • John’s journey to becoming a “Serial Entrepreneur.”
  • The importance of programming/software development as a skill set.
  • What makes a person, or a company, “good at selling?”
  • Best practices for managing projects and people.
  • The importance of cultivating “intellectual curiosity.”
  • Health and fitness.
  • How John hopes to “Do Better This Year.”

Cheers, John!

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