33: Building a bud empire with Colin Landforce
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David speaks with Colin Landforce, the CTO of Unrivaled Brands.

They talked about Colin’s early forays into entrepreneurship, building things from high school and college and beyond, and then also this incredible journey of building a publicly traded cannabis company (Unrivaled Brands).

And then finally, they also talked about the idea of building a brand around yourself and tenets of being able to find authenticity and being yourself and finding your voice.


πŸ“Ή Watch on Youtube

https://youtu.be/b83OwOuc2tY


πŸ‘€ Connect with Colin Landforce:

Twitter: @landforce

Website: landforce.co

Podcast:Β builders.build


πŸ“„ Show notes:

Full notes and transcript here:

theknowledge.io/landforce


Thoughts on being a builder [4:20]

How did he get into cannabis [14:48]

How cannabis works from a legislation perspective [16:51]

The nature of any startup [19:50]

Trouble with the cannabis industry [22:13]

How to lead effectively and help the business to succeed [25:10]

What do you think makes you take that first step [31:31]

Different ideas he tried [35:26]

Being able to experiment, try things and to play in different spaces [44:10]

Skills to develop and can execute well [45:49]

How to manage social media presence [53:57]


πŸ—£ Mentioned in the show:

David Belle

Twilio

Crypto

WordPress


πŸ‘¨πŸΎβ€πŸ’» About David Elikwu:

David Elikwu FRSA is a serial entrepreneur, strategist and writer. David is the founder of The Knowledge, a platform helping people learn more and live better.


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