Naomi Simson is the founder of RedBalloon, a ‘shark’ on Shark Tank Australia, Australia #1 LinkedIn profile with over 2.4m followers, and the author of the books ‘Ready To Soar’ and ‘Live What You Love’.

 

In this episode, we talk about:

– The skills you’ll learn as a corporate employee

– How employees, no matter their seniority, can contribute something meaningful to customers and to the organisation

– The best approach to transitioning from employee to entrepreneur

– Who SHOULDN’T try to become an entrepreneur

– The importance of listening to your customers (but also knowing when to ignore them)

– The difference between ‘persistence’ and ‘pigheadedness’

– The difference between ‘this is not working’ and ‘this is not working YET’

– The fine line between optimism and reality

– ‘Red Flags’ and instant turn-offs for investors

– The importance of constantly learning and reading, as well as some of Naomi’s favourite books and authors

 

Links:
http://join.naomisimson.com/ – ‘The Huddle’ – you can get an invite to join Naomi’s private Facebook community here.
https://education.naomisimson.com/ – Naomi’s online course titled ‘Building Your Business Brand’.
Naomi’s social channels:
Facebook: @naomi.simson
Instagram: @naomisimson
Twitter: @NaomiSimson

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