Andrew Laurie

Andrew Laurie

Andrew Laurie

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Why all entrepreneurs should have a growth mindset

It is essential that business owners can learn and develop over time. If a business owner’s goal is to achieve more than they have achieved in the past, then, by definition, they must do things they have not done before to achieve those goals. This means they need to learn new skills or behaviours. Assuming… Continue reading Why all entrepreneurs should have a growth mindset

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How business owners can gain the required confidence to start their own business

Successful businesses rely on competent and confident owners, but building the confidence to start a business is a complex process. It consists of both the emotional readiness to commit to starting a business and the steps that must be taken to get a business off the ground. The biggest inhibitor most people encounter when considering… Continue reading How business owners can gain the required confidence to start their own business

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The tell-tale signs of a successful business owner

Being a strong business owner and leading your business to success is perhaps the most important goal for business owners. To achieve this, business owners must display very specific attributes. The possession of these traits distinguishes the outstanding business owners from the average business owners. While many successful business owners share common and powerful attributes… Continue reading The tell-tale signs of a successful business owner

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Going from $50m to $2b in 20 months; Andrew Laurie, CEO, reflects on how he did it

Generating growth is often considered the highest priority for a business. Sustaining strong levels of growth requires robust planning coupled with extremely strong internal practices and procedures. Putting these processes in place and rigidly sticking to them can result in exponential growth, as it did in my previous workplace, a travel company based in the… Continue reading Going from $50m to $2b in 20 months; Andrew Laurie, CEO, reflects on how he did it

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How to take a year off without damaging your business

The holy grail for many business owners is to get to a point where they don’t have to work in their business, giving them the freedom to pursue other interests and even take an entire year (or longer) off. Many owners harbour dreams about going to live in another country for a year, or spending… Continue reading How to take a year off without damaging your business

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