Jack Plotkin is the CEO of Cardinal Solutions, a boutique advisory and investment firm based in New York City. Educated at Harvard and fortified on Wall Street, Jack has more than two decades of experience at the crossroads of business and technology and has advised more than a hundred Fortune 500 firms across all major industries.


In this episode Doug and Guest discuss:

  • The difference between what it takes to get off the ground and staying in the air
  • The importance of pivots, large and small to grow your business
  • Being patient and not getting discouraged
  • Jack looking to support small businesses with positive social impact as an angel investor

Key Takeaways: 

  • Customer feedback should be put through a filter
  • Give yourself at least a year of head-down work
  • You have to focus on the signals, and not get discouraged


“The most successful business people I know are just insatiable. As far as curiosity, they want it. They want to know everything about the business, they want to talk to others.” – Jack Plotkin


Connect with Jack Plotkin:

Twitter: @RealJackPlotkin

Website: http://www.cardinalsol.com/

Email: plotjack@gmail.com


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