Most people struggle to run one business. Jacob Ohlson currently has two businesses – wellbeing clinic Cryo and Powernet IT Solutions, having run the latter for more than two decades, since the tender age of 17.
But with technology changing rapidly, the service offering and knowledge base of Powernet IT Solutions and its founder have never remained static.
“20 years ago, I knew everything … today, there are so many different types of technology, nobody can be a master of everything,” he says.
Sharing his incredible story on the My Business Podcast, Jacob discusses:
• How he has retained his first two customers for 22 years
• The lessons learnt with the benefit of hindsight over those 22 years
• His innovative approach to changing things when he stopped enjoying his work
• What he has taken away from spending time with Sir Richard Branson
And more!Listen to other instalments of the My Business Podcast:
Episode 29: Taking the frustration out of people management
Episode 28: 'How I achieved 80% growth in turnover'
Episode 27: Giving your business the perfect fit-out
Episode 26: Cash flow tips and tricks for SMEs
Episode 25: SMBs have their say on economic prospects
Episode 24: Offshore workers: the next bastion of business growth?
Episode 23: What Trump means for Aussie businesses
Episode 22: Balancing innovation with paying the bills
Episode 21: The do's and don'ts of selling online
Episode 20: A true blue Aussie success story