014: From IT Ops to Entrepreneur
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Welcome to episode 14 of the Nerd Journey Podcast [@NerdJourney]! We’re John White (@vJourneyman) and Nick Korte (@NetworkNerd_), two VMware Solution Engineers who are hoping to bring you the IT career advice that we wish we’d been given earlier in our careers. In today’s episode, we have part 2 of a 2-part interview with Tom Delicati, founder of Lead Technology Solutions. We’re focusing this week on Tom’s transition from his IT Operations career to starting his own consulting firm. Original recording date: 2018-10-03 Topics 3:21 What was the ramp-up to the decision to become an entrepreneur? * The E-Myth – Gerber * https://michaelegerbercompanies.com/web/the-e-myth-library/ * “The entrepreneurial seizure” * It happened at the end of summer 2016, “Could think about doing this” * Leadup was organic * User community involvement * Giving back to the community * Presentations and sessions * The high of helping other people * Tom gives the example of a Shipping & Receiving Project that made a real impact. * Nick…