Navigating Diverse Owner Priorities and Preparing for Life After Exit with DC Palter
In this podcast interview, DC Palter, a startup founder and CEO with over 25 years of experience building and leading tech companies, shares his insights on dealing with multiple owners with different goals and priorities, and what to prepare for life after exiting a business.
DC discusses the acquisitions of his first and second companies, and what went wrong with each acquisition. He also talks about his plans for post-acquisition life after each exit and what actually happened.
He shares his experience of transitioning to life as a full-time author after his most recent exit, and how he finds fulfillment in part-time roles in consulting and marketing. He also discusses how he approaches his work as a writer, and whether he sees it as similar to building a new business.
Throughout the interview, DC draws on his extensive experience in the startup world to provide practical advice for entrepreneurs facing similar challenges.