David C. Baker is an author, speaker, and advisor to entrepreneurial creatives worldwide.
David C. Baker is a business consultant who has written 5 books, advised 900+ firms, and keynoted conferences in 30+ countries. His work has been discussed in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Fast Company, Forbes, USA Today, BusinessWeek, and Inc. Magazine.
David lives in Nashville, TN, but grew up in Guatemala, where his parents did medical and literacy work. His family lived with the K’anjobal, a tribe of Mayans in San Miguel Acatán, Huehuetanango.
David helps entrepreneurial creatives make better business decisions about their positioning, their marketing, how they structure their roles in the firm, and how to benchmark their financial performance. His most recent book is called The Business of Expertise: How Entrepreneurial Experts Convert Insight to Impact + Wealth.
He also produces a podcast with Blair Enns at 2bobs.com.
David C. Baker Show Notes
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Managing Right For the First Time – David C. Baker
Financial Marketing of a Marketing Firm – David C. Baker
The Business of Expertise – David C. Baker
What did you do before you became a MaturePreneur?
Can you still fluent in Spanish?
Do you dream in English or Spanish or both?
What did you go to school for?
What do you do now?
How long on average do you work with a client?
Do you have clients that fight the idea of you leaving?
Once you started your business, what was one of the most successful ideas you implemented for it?
What was your least successful idea and how did you change tactics to fix it?
What changed your mindset about taking things too personally and what you talked about?
Is there anything that catapulted you to the next level in your business?
Was this your first book that you’re talking about?
How did the book about corn come about?
What is the best advice someone has given you?
How did you come up with the name – 2 Bobs for your podcast?
What do you think is the biggest problem in the entrepreneurial space at the moment?
If you were to give advice to someone just starting their entrepreneurial venture right now, what would it be?