How to overcome challenges you were born and instead reap benefits you create
Despite being born with severe short-sightedness, learning difficulties and multiple heart conditions, Mick Spencer founded the most successful sportswear apparel company in Australia when he was still at university and had just $150 to his name. ONTHEGO now produces uniforms for teams in the AFL, NRL and Cricket Australia, and is on track to be worth $100 million by 2020. He also appeared in the first series of Shark Tank, completed an Ironman challenge, and released his first book, Start Before You're Ready in 2018.
This episode is jam packed with everything from finding the right problem, to optimising user experience, to simplifying outdated industry processes and more. He explores perspectives that not many people hold on raising capital and disruption in big businesses that you may just agree with. Overall, Mick will lead you down his journey of immense resilience and passion to innovating an entire industry on this episode of The Make It Happen Show.