The Accidental Business Person
May 31, 2016
Hosted by Shirley Dalton
Mick McDonald, Founder of Compass Expeditions and Bike Round Oz runs an amazingly successful business yet he calls himself an Accidental Business Person.
According to Mick, Running international motor cycle tours is not the easiest business in the world. It takes a lot of work and relies on good relationships that the company forms with other people and businesses to make sure everything runs smoothly.
In this episode Mick shares the lessons he's learnt along his business journey, describing himself as being clueless and resistant to business principles when he first started, he now understands the importance of good systems, good people and good planning.
If you're in business or interested in going into business, join us to hear Mick's inspirational journey and gain valuable business lessons as well.
Reclaim Your Freedom
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Do you want to learn and apply what other successful business owners, entrepreneurs and leaders do to create a business and a lifestyle they love? If so, Reclaim Your Freedom is for YOU.
Many business owners start their business because they are good at what they do. They are great technicians, working in the business, with little experience leading and managing people or running a successful business.
Many find themselves trapped, unable to take time off, feeling stressed because they have little time and money or feeling like a workaholic with money but no time.
Shirley and her guests open their hearts and share their experiences and proven systems and strategies so you can create your ideal business lifestyle, whether that means scaling, growing and expanding your business or being able to comfortably step away from the business for a day, a week or more and know it will still run smoothly without you.
Known as Australia’s Business Systemizer, Shirley Dalton is a sought after speaker, two time best-selling author, TV show host and in demand consultant for entrepreneurs and small business owners.
Chief Executive Officer of Dalton Business Systems and formerly the Chief Operating Officer for an Australian International Franchise Organization, she was responsible for creating and streamlining internal systems and structures which enabled the company to list on the Australian Stock Exchange and grow from 250 franchises to over 600 worldwide. With degrees in Psychology and Education, today she specializes in developing people and processes and inspiring possibilities.
Shirley and her associates work with business owners, entrepreneurs and leaders to systematize and streamline their businesses so they work for them AND their people.
Growing up as an only child of hard working taxi proprietors who had money but no time, Shirley is on a mission to help business owners have both. It is possible to have a business and a life and through her radio program, Shirley and her guests share proven systems and strategies so you too can be free to live the life you want and reach the Freedom quadrant on the Time, Money and Freedom Matrix, no longer feeling trapped by your business.