Passion Never Fails
About This Show
Welcome to Passion Never Fails, the show that interviews successful people building amazing businesses from all over the world.
Learn what makes them tick, what gets them out of bed in the morning, and what drives them to be so successful. We’ll go through the highs and lows of building a successful business and why passion never fails. Hosted by David Fastuca - CMO and Co-Founder of Locomote.com.Read more »
Most Recent Episode
Episode 46: How to use your strengths to build a great company with Aaron Wallis from Lexer
Aaron loves to build teams, products, and businesses. He is the founder of Lexer: A business that transforms all a companies data into a powerful resource for sales and service. Lexer is a crazy idea that is getting bigger and better, beyond what he first imagined in 2010. He spent his time building a productivity-focused culture, great user experiences, and high volume data architectures. As Lexer grows he faces new and more complex challenges; operational, cultural, and technical. He is always looking to connect with peers to share the journey, and mentors to gain wisdom to shape our future. He is also a builder of LEGO, gadgets, and relationships, most often over great food, wine, and karaoke. Highlights: What Lexer does and how & why it began Building the business whilst working at an agency The feeling of having funding pulled How to focus and structure a day when starting a company How things change when your team grows Roles within startup businesses and how they change Selecting a CEO from founders when it gets to the stage of setting roles Resources: https://lexer.io You can find Aaron all across the web on Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Medium as @d2kagw. Quotes: “I’ve learnt to realise there are moments in your journey as a founder, where things don’t go as you want them to and you don’t realise the amount of energy and devastation that comes with that” – Aaron Wallis “It’s been a difficult journey to re-align and understand where productivity comes. In early days you feel accomplished by pieces of evidence of existence, where as in later stages its harder to quantify that in leadership and feel productive all the time” – Aaron Wallis “Have a community of people around you who understand the pain and frustrations you are going through. Share stories, experiences, group hugs or a slap on the ass when needed is the most important advice I have ever been given.” – Aaron WallisRead more »