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How to Tackle The Unique Business Leadership Challenges of 2022 with David Pilchick

By , February 14, 2022

David Pilchick drops by to discuss the most important qualities of a modern-day leader.

What’s unique about being a business owner in 2022? 

A business owner in this day and age should be someone who’s accessible to the team, empathetic to the employees’ struggles, and a catalyst to their personal and professional growth. 

This week our guest is David Pilchick, the founder and owner of Brooklyn Low Voltage Supply. He drops by to talk about the most important qualities of a modern-day leader. He also discusses his personal journey to becoming a successful business owner, years after dropping out of high school. 

In our interview, we talk about the leadership skills that are difficult to master, yet absolutely crucial, and how exactly anyone can attain them.  Leadership in any industry can be an intimidating field, however, if we can tap into our unique selves, gain confidence, and overcome certain fears, anything is possible.  

Tune in now and learn from David how to be a modern-day business owner. 

Listen and enjoy!

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Leadership Strategies for Business Owners in 2022 with David Pilchick

 

Tune in now and learn from David how to be a modern-day business owner!

[00:01 – 05:41] Opening Segment

  • Here’s what you will learn from my interview with David Pilchick
  • Let’s get to know David
    • From dropping out of high school to being a leader as an 18-year old
    • His journey to building his own company

[05:42 – 10:02] Is Bootstrapping a Viable Path to Business?

  • The reason he needed to bootstrap his company
  • Why leaders should know the different kinds of employee personalities
  • The lessons he learned from working for a call center company

[10:03 – 20:32] The Behind-The-Scenes of Being a Business Owner

  • Ways that leaders can take to engage their employees
    • Accessibility
    • Relationship-building
  • David reveals his secret in dealing with difficult situations at work
  • Should leaders care too much about their employees?
    • David gives an interesting thought 
  • The fine line between business and personal life
    • A major mistake that small business owners make

[20:33 – 28:43] The Art of Delegation in Business

  • David tells us why the art of delegation is difficult to master
  • Opportunity and accountability should be given to employees
    • How leaders can ensure that employees do the right thing 
  • The scary question that business owners need to answer

[28:44 – 31:51] Closing Segment

  • Connect with David
    • Links below
  • Learn more about David with the Rapid Fire Questions!
  • Final announcements 

 

Key Quotes 

“If your employees feel appreciated and valued, they’re gonna come into work with the right attitude, and then they’re gonna give your customers the best experience that they can ever expect.” – David Pilchick

“As much as it is great to make money, you’ll also want to do something good for the community at the same time.” – David Pilchick

 

Connect with David

Email david@blvs.com to get in touch with David or follow him on LinkedIn. Check out Brooklyn Low Voltage Supply to learn more about their services!

About David Pilchick

David Pilchick is the founder and owner of Brooklyn Low Voltage Supply, the leading wholesale distributor of low-voltage security equipment for installers with a full line of products from 400+ manufacturers. David takes great concern for the needs of his customers and believes that it’s crucial to create a comfortable and welcoming atmosphere for employees and vendors.

Meny Hoffman

Meny Hoffman is the Chief Executive Officer of Ptex Group, an Inc. 500/5000-ranked marketing and business services firm headquartered in Brooklyn, NY.

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