Episode #89 - Setting Yourself Up for Success (w/ Dean Kelly)
“Money doesn’t give you sastisfaction, it gives you options.”
Having a vision of your future can really help you strive towards your goals. You’ll always figure out how to get there as long as you know where you’re going.
Today’s show brings us Dean Kelly, a serial entrepreneur who was able to overcome all odds life has thrown at him. For this episode, he’ll help us break down the exact process of how we can successfully jumpstart our business and talk about his own personal journey as he built the foundations of his own career from the ground up.
Dean already had a vision of his own goals, and knew exactly what he wanted to achieve early on in his life. Now the holder of the fastest zero to exit sale offered by a recruitment company in the UK, Dean exited for an 8 figure sum at the age of 30, only nearly 3 years after starting! Still an active businessman, Dean is the founderof RealiseEd, which is an education agency that focuses on seeking out the best schools for their applicants, maximizing the best opportunities for their career in education.
Dean is also the original NED advisor and investor of SourceBreaker, which is the 48th fastest growing tech company in Europe (FT 2019.) Tune in as we delve further into the various steps he took in order to set himself up for success and build the life he dreamed for himself.
Enjoy the episode everyone!
Links & Resources from the show
Key Points from the Podcast
- Dean’s Story
- Having a Vision
- What it takes to be a CEO
- How to upscale your business
- Taking away pains and giving gains
- Finding your “Why”
- Knowing your milestones
- Work Smart
- Must Do’s for starting businesses
- Mapping your SOP
- Hire early
- Make Yoursrlf Uncomfortable
- Don’t think, just do