Coaching the Emerging Entrepreneur: Virtual Coffee with Simpliworks’ Malik McCray

Just about every day, Don gets asked for coffee or a virtual coffee from rising entrepreneurs so they can ask him advice on how to grow their companies or if their ideas have value. And even though he has no time for it, he quite often says yes. Well, we recorded one of those conversations, with Malik McCray, CEO of Simpliworks who graduated from NC State with a BS in Business and Management, Entrepreneurship focus in 2019. Malik’s business is off and running, and he had some great questions for Don on how to take the next step in growth.

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Malik McCray Simpliworks Donald Thompson Podcast

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Music for this episode provided by Jensen Reed from his song, “You Can’t Stop Me”.

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