On 25th Feb, EC will be interviewing 3 highly successful entrepreneurs from 3 different industries including startups, taxi’s & sports medicine. Each speakers business has a minimum of $1M in turnover and their aim will be to share a practical framework for attendees to walk away and implement into their life & business.
What you will gain by attending:
· A clear understanding of the 5 major pillars that enable repeatable entrepreneurial success – which EVERY entrepreneur is capable of achieving.
· Instant recognition of areas which are holding you back NOW
· Exclusive insight into the SPECIFIC criteria they apply when assessing EVERY business opportunity
· Insight into the CRITICAL 3 skills that you must continue to develop and NOT outsource!
Introducing, the Three Entrepreneurs: Harry Katsiabanis, Jonathan Weinstock and Kusal Goonewardena. They have come together, combining over 50 years of entrepreneurial experience in the trenches to ultimately help TURN ON THE LIGHTS for aspiring entrepreneurs and show them the pathway with clarity and confidence. They have overcome a number of business failures, catastrophic loss, relationship breakdowns, financial and emotional distress – all which has given strength to further fuelling the burning desire to bounce back and achieve the celebration of success.
Their approach to learning is based on the remarkable combination of REAL ‘first hand’ life experience of their own and their trusted peers combined with learning from experts. In fact they solidified their relationship while travelling the globe together as part their leadership training and board roles with the Entrepreneurs Organisation (EO), Melbourne chapter. EO is a global network of over 10,000 entrepreneurs all founders with a minimum $1m turnover who share their journey together.
Harry Katsiabanis, TaxiLink
Harry started out in real estate door knocking on every door in the hope that someone might want to sell their property and remembers his first ‘yes’!
Harry is the founder and director of TaxiLink, Australia’s largest independent taxi company, owning 180 taxi cabs and employing more than 500 drivers.
He is also the founder of Taxipay, an in-cab payment system that grew from humble beginnings into a $50 million turnover business, acquired in later years by the Live Group.
In March last year, Harry launched Melbourne’s newest taxi cab depot CABiT ($20 million venture), in response to recent government reforms that have detrimentally impacted the taxi industry.
Jonathan Weinstock, Grow Wildly
Best selling author on “Why you are a 90% chance to FAIL in business”, speaker and serial entrepreneur, known as the ‘entrepreneur’s entrepreneur’.
Jonathan currently runs ‘Grow Wildly’ built specifically to help entrepreneurs get access to the KEY skills they need NOW to help them grow fast today. Each course is highly specific and achieves instant results.
Featured as a regular blogger on Startup Smart, EO Octane, LifeHack, Wealth Creator, Think & Grow Rich, and featured in Anthill. His blog is consistently listed in the world’s top 100 business blogs.
Jonathan started out cold calling from his bedroom with dial up internet when he realised he couldn’t pay his bills unless he made some sales. He built a national accounting recruitment company, and invested heavily into a startup pre GFC to which he experienced his first BIG financial loss. Since then Jonathan has grown business across e-commerce, sports content monetisation
Jonathan backs himself to be thrown into any business environment on the PLANET and be capable of making it happen!
Over the last 6 years Jonathan has been an active member and Board member of the Entrepreneur’s Organisation in Melbourne. He has invested well over 6 figures in events, conferences and learning having attended well over 60 learning events in addition to having attended 12 conferences covering 6 countries and 8 cities. In that time Jonathan has read over 75 impactful books and met with over 100 entrepreneurs on a one to one basis.
Kusal Goonewardena, Elite Akademy Sports Medicine Global
Kusal, founder of Elite Akademy has established a successful career in building innovative sports medicine clinics in Melbourne. He took on the healthcare industry by successfully offering a GUARANTEED health service at Premium pricing in low socio economic areas.
Kusal’s passion is to provide the best solutions in the sports physiotherapy healthcare sector so that patients, athletes and clients continuously receive the most important aspect in health: Results. His passion is to lead practitioners so they live a life of service that is judged by expertise, results, service and education.
Kusal believes that every sports medicine practitioner is in a position to change the lives of athletes and regular people, by having the mindset to achieve results in 3 sessions or less. Kusal’s states that striving to be their best, living in the moment and continuous perfection of skill acquisition are the keys to his team’s success.
Kusal is a ‘hands on’ leader, with over 50,000 treatments in sports physiotherapy over 15 years while mentoring over 1000 therapists from around the globe. Currently the head of Sports Medicine at the University of Melbourne he and his team have helped the university achieve a top 5 finish at the prestigious Australian University Games since 2008.
Kusal’s vision is to touch1 million people with quality care and make a difference in people’s lives.
See you on the 25th of Feb!