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11 Lessons From 11 Years Of the Entourage

Business is tough. It is one of the most challenging things you could pursue in your lifetime. And to last more than 10 years is even tougher. In fact, more than 70% of businesses fail before reaching their 10-year milestone.

That's why we asked our Fearless Founder and 5X AFR Young Rich Lister, Jack Delosa, to share the 11 lessons he's learned over the past 11 years of running The Entourage, sustainably growing to 8-figures, and helping our Members add over $2 billion in value to their businesses.

This is just a snippet of what Jack has learnt over the past 11 years - if you want the full, hour-long version, it's available on YouTube.

 

Topics covered in this episode:

  • 3:42 - Lesson #11: Each stage of your business needs its own leadership and management style
  • 5:54 - Lesson #10: The #1 paradigm that needs to shift when you hit 7 and 8-figures
  • 8:51 - Lesson #9: Why and how you can and should move from "Technician" to "Entrepreneur"
  • 11:23 - Lesson #8: The 6 core elements to every 8-figure business that you need to get right
  • 15:46 - Lesson #7: Why you need to understand that all growth is sales and marketing led
  • ​17:35 - Lesson #6: Do you know your style — are you a Visionary or an Integrator?
  • ​22:01 - Lesson #5: The importance of your loyalty lying with the business and not to any one person
  • 25:12 - Lesson #4: Expect hard times because they will come.
  • 29:09 - Lesson #3: Learn to rest, not quit!
  • 30:23 - Lesson #2: Don't lose yourself in business, no matter what happens to it.
  • 34:53​ - Lesson #1: You CAN build a business to any size you choose.
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"If you accept that it's going to be two steps forward, one step back, and if you accept that it's not going to be linear, you can build a business to whatever size that you choose."

— Jack Delosa

In this episode, you will learn:

  • The key differences and focuses in the various stages of business
  • The four hats that every entrepreneur could wear at any time
  • How leadership differs from management, and why you need to know the difference
  • What you need to focus on if you have plateaued in growth
  • The importance of a balance of Visionary and Integrator partnerships in business
  • The hardest 3 years of Jack's life when The Entourage nearly shut down
  • The daily habits that will set you apart from the rest
  • And more!

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Great insight for business owners and super practical takeaways!

Bruce Casanovic

Amazing guests, great insights into their journey and what has helped make their businesses successful. Great to hear how some of the guests have navigated challenge as well. Loads of good practice takeaways.

Perfect for the Monday commute

innov8me

Great to listen to on the commute to work on Monday mornings. Great content, well delivered and plenty of insights from industry leaders in a variety of fields. Good to see the entourage getting out there with a podcast series

Top-shelf guests. Top-shelf conversations.

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This is so awesome, so helpful, and so fresh. Right from the get-go, the team at The Entourage have brought out the big names in the Aussie entrepreneur and business space to have conversations that every business owner should listen to. I can't wait to see who they bring on next.

Amazing guests

Komesy

Loved the episode with Tim Fung, Airtasker CEO! You guys are getting some awesome guests in! Thank you!

Entourage on point again!

Adz Rodger

Great content again from The Entourage! Particularly like the 1st episode and the points Tim Fung made about making sure you make time to map out the future and don't get stuck on day to day 'work', as well as the observation that you really need to be strategic about your people management and not just try to save money. Two awesome take homes I have already taken action on!

For entrepreneurs and non-trepeneurs alike

kylie_73

Well this was one of the best things I’ve heard in a while. I’m by no means the target demographic, having zero business or entrepreneurial experience at all. Luckily the advice given for business growth and success is remarkably applicable to personal growth and success. Loved the conversational style, by the end of the podcast I felt like I knew both Tims personally, which is a great mark of engagement. And I loved hearing about the humble beginnings of Airtasker from the founder himself. Give this a listen if you’re craving a bit of personal or professional inspiration.

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