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Entrepreneurial Practicality and Strategy: How I Saved my Business from Crisis

For over 20 years of being a start-up entrepreneur, we enjoyed a constant profitable year on year growth.   From a humble investment of $200, we managed to bootstrap to $30 million in revenue with 500 employees.   All was well until – the Global Financial Crisis. The GFC caused 60% reduction in our market activity.  It […]

The Evolution Of Offshore Workers – From Robotic Followers To Thinking Team Members.

The role of the offshore worker is currently undergoing change.  In fact, the entire outsourcing industry has changed dramatically over the years. Offshore workers are those who are employed overseas as an integral part of the organisation’s team.  They are involved in the day to day operations and may be employed by the company itself […]

Overseas Workers – Do they Share & Grow or Wither in Isolation?

It is as true for Overseas workers as it is for local employees …. Experienced people are usually not still with their previous employer for a reason.   Give me a dollar for everyone I’ve started over the years who showed their true colours after about 3 months with me and I’d be a rich man. […]

Offshoring Success – Experienced Entrepreneur, Mike O’Hagan, Shares Key Tips

In my role as an Educator, I’m seeing real results from developing teams of workers by teaching how to maximise the engagement of people and Offshoring services in the Philippines, Historically large businesses “outsourced” to a third party provider who ran a business process – a structured systemised and repeated procedure.  Without the scale of […]

Call Centres And Beyond – Discover Australian Business potential

At some time you have probably been connected to call centres in an area where wages are considerably lower than you are accustomed to in Australia, USA, UK or other developed nations.  These cost-effective labour models have been utilised by the major corporates over a number of years. The Philippines is an area that has […]

Hire Quickly, Move On Quickly: How to Get the Best from Employees

  Mike O’Hagan shares his practical strategies in hiring, training, managing and rewarding his employees in the Hire Quickly, Move On Quickly webinar last April 9. From posting a job ad online up to sealing a contract with the best candidate for the job, Mike shares his fast, easy and very practical employment strategy that […]

Never Give up: How I Saved My Business Through Offshoring

As a business owner for 20 years, my business enjoyed constant profitable growth. From a $200 start-up, we bootstrapped the company to $30M with 500 staff . Then the GFC hit. The consequential ensuing mayhem caused a 30% reduction in market size across Australia. Within a few months we had serious red ink.   Workers were […]