ABOUT ME

Over the course of my business career, I have founded numerous start-ups, built them into viable companies, and gone on to sell most of them. By experiencing and overcoming most challenges imposed by business, including formulating a sound strategy and knowing how to monitor it, keeping on top of cash flow, time constraints and managing staff, I understand the pressures and stress business causes and how important it is to manage it. It took me some time before I realised that the difference between giving up and persisting through tough times was the simple act of getting advice from people who have done it before, and then being prepared to openly discuss the issues with them.

Like most business owners and leaders, I strive to work more efficiently or work less, while simultaneously trying to achieve a better return for myself, the stakeholders or the business as a whole.

After a ten year period of building my last business into a national company, and selling it in 2009, I had the opportunity to spend time with my family and reflect on the next stage of my life and career. Having thoroughly enjoyed the many opportunities to mentor and coach entrepreneurs and business people over the last 20 years, in 2012 I chose to do it professionally.

I have a Masters in Business Coaching (University of Wollongong: Sydney Business School). There is substantial benefit to my clients and their businesses by having the empirical research and theoretical modelling available.

 

 

What my experience in business has taught me is:

“A business needs to have leaders that are accountable, demonstrate integrity, know when to ask questions and lay out a clear vision that everyone in the business can follow. It needs to grab all the opportunities that present themselves. It needs to continuously grow and adapt, and it needs to be profitable.”

Experience & Skills

  • Over 30 years of entrepreneurial experience (including numerous ‘start-ups’)
  • The capacity to assess and comprehend the core issues facing SME’s; specifically when it involves personal risk
  • A substantive understanding of the online space required by business, including the integration of social media with ‘bricks & mortar’ businesses
  • Understanding how to formulate and implement strategies and knowing how to measure its compliance and success
  • Understanding the complexities of family businesses and intergenerational change
  • Knowing how to exit a project, or the sale of your company, in a successful manner

Over the course of my business career, I have founded numerous start-ups, built them into viable companies, and gone on to sell most of them. By experiencing and overcoming most challenges imposed by business, including formulating a sound strategy and knowing how to monitor it, keeping on top of cash flow, time constraints and managing staff, I understand the pressures and stress business causes and how important it is to manage it. It took me some time before I realised that the difference between giving up and persisting through tough times was the simple act of getting advice from people who have done it before, and then being prepared to openly discuss the issues with them.

Like most business owners and leaders, I strive to work more efficiently or work less, while simultaneously trying to achieve a better return for myself, the stakeholders or the business as a whole.

After a ten year period of building my last business into a national company, and selling it in 2009, I had the opportunity to spend time with my family and reflect on the next stage of my life and career. Having thoroughly enjoyed the many opportunities to mentor and coach entrepreneurs and business people over the last 20 years, in 2012 I chose to do it professionally.

I have a Masters in Business Coaching (University of Wollongong: Sydney Business School). There is substantial benefit to my clients and their businesses by having the empirical research and theoretical modelling available.

What my experience in business has taught me is:

“A business needs to have leaders that are accountable, demonstrate integrity, know when to ask questions and lay out a clear vision that everyone in the business can follow. It needs to grab all the opportunities that present themselves. It needs to continuously grow and adapt, and it needs to be profitable.”

Experience & Skills

  • Over 30 years of entrepreneurial experience (including numerous ‘start-ups’)
  • The capacity to assess and comprehend the core issues facing SME’s; specifically when it involves personal risk
  • A substantive understanding of the online space required by business, including the integration of social media with ‘bricks & mortar’ businesses
  • Understanding how to formulate and implement strategies and knowing how to measure its compliance and success
  • Understanding the complexities of family businesses and intergenerational change
  • Knowing how to exit a project, or the sale of your company, in a successful manner