Be The Push
About This Show
It is the mission of this podcast to bring you interesting, practical, and entertaining stories of how guests got through the tough times in their business careers. This is a collection of real stories from the trenches of entrepreneurship with the aim of helping you to Be The Push when you need it most, so you can then take the next step in your business journey. This path can be lonely but I’m here to remind you that you’re not alone. Guests have inluded Shark Tank investors Steve Baxter and Dr Glen Richards. Hosted by Jack Ferguson, a businessman based in Brisbane, Australia, who is fascinated by all things entrepreneurial.
Most Recent Episode
When the GFC hits, Logistical Nightmares, and when taking on a big industry goes wrong with Gerard Doyle
In Australia we mention the GFC from time to time but most of us didn't feel the full effects here.
Gerard Doyle on the other hand was in London running a company during that fateful time in 2007.
It's quite incredible to here the carnage an external factor can have on one's company and Gerard speaks at length about how that time was for him.
Another story we discuss is Gerard's attempt to start a company and disrupt a large industry. Disruption is spoken about in Startup Land all the time, however what's often not mentioned is what happens when these industries fight back.
Turns out the incumbents aren't going to roll over easily, which Gerard found out first hand.
Enjoy the episode!