In this episode, we explore John’s career and how he came became Managing Director of Business Depot.
Today we are talking to John Knight about his career that involved working his way up from an Accountant to a Managing Director.
We talk about what he has learned about managing his staff, a life changing trip to Mongolia, and what his plans are for the future of his company Business Depot.
This episode is Co-Hosted by BRISCA Managing Director Sumith Dissanayake, and Amanda Campbell.
2:05 Can you tell us about what Business Depot is?
2:40 How did Business Depot come about?
5:15 Why did you want to be in business?
9:55 Talk us through your time in London.
10:45 What did you not like about working in commercial?
12:40 Did you have a turning point where you decided you had to change your career trajectory?
18:30 What do you mean by flipping your business on its head?
20:10 How much time have you spent on bringing people on your journey?
34:30 How did you see things when you got back from your Mongolian trip?
35:30 What are the biggest challenges you face in your business?
43:30 What has been the standout moment in the last 6 years of your business?
46:05 What do you see the next 5 years looking like?
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Co-Hosted By Sumith Dissanayake (https://www.linkedin.com/in/sumith-dissanayake)
Co-Hosted By Amanda Campbell (https://www.linkedin.com/in/amanda-campbell-0426b258)