Shark advice: Everything is your fault!

This week’s tip, is really simple. The power of success is being accountable for everything you do. If you decide to be accountable; it gives you power to solve all the problems. The second you move into BLAME mode then you are paralysed and can’t fix the problems because nothing is your fault; and if it’s not your fault there is nothing left to do but complain. So make sure everything is your fault… That is where the power to succeed is! AMPAN Grant and John $500,000K for 20% How incredible is John! The invention…

You’re doing it wrong: Three myths of business

They say, “To succeed; you need money, a college education and to be really, really smart…” Bollocks! I started Boost Juice Bars on my own kitchen bench and grew to over $2 billion in global sales since inception – and I’ve never spent a day of my life at uni or business school. Worse yet (according to advocates of a traditional pathway to success) I’ve never had a job I was qualified for. What you really need is: A huge care factor To be a quick learner Have impeccable integrity To work, really, really hard….

Shark Wisdom: The one thing winners have that losers don’t

To start a business, first comes the Idea, then the strategy; and this is where all the blue sky is. People believe that on paper their business is going to be this huge success. I think they know that there are going to be some challenges but until they actually go on the journey, they don’t fully realise how bloody hard the execution side of making their business a reality will be. They get beaten down by hiring the wrong people and trusting the wrong experts; they get scared by their bank balance not going…

Sharks bite at raw deal: What were they thinking?

Charli Chair Hani and Meray Yassa $200,000 for 5% equity Wow, another huge valuation for a business that is still learning how to walk. It is, however, a great idea. I also had huge babies but I must admit that I loved sitting in the bottom of a shower or bath and cuddling my baby whilst we both got clean, so I would not have purchased the product myself. There is a real need for the product, as John explained through the eyes of a man who sees property and the needs every day. They…