Adrian has worked with businesses spanning Australia, Britain, and now in Sweden, with businesses of all sizes from 20 at Widespace to 120,000 at Microsoft. His expertise is in driving change in organisations, whether it is intrapreneurship at large corporations or entrepreneurship at smaller organisations that scale up fast.
Today, he helps scale-up companies to do exactly that, working as the COO of Result. His experience gives him particularly in-demand expertise in the tech sector and how to drive sales.
Who you work with is incredibly important to your success. Be mindful of this when you make any decisions about people.
Adrian has 4 takeaways:
- Timing is important.
- Have a strong vision, otherwise you will easily give up.
- Hire great people: never hire cheap, hire right.
- Set your own personal goals, though not at the expense of anyone else. Progress by learning from people with similar qualities.