131: Finding Success - Greg Spillane - Serial Entrepreneur

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August 10th, 2020

45 mins 48 secs

Season 6

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About this Episode

Greg Spillane

Greg brings a unique combination of hands-on technical experience and a track record of large-scale business development. Greg’s professional career began as a developer.

Shortly afterward he founded a technology company, where he brought several cloud-based products to market. After they were acquired, Greg went on to lead business development with several of the top global technology consulting firms in the world, where he was directly responsible for generating over $250M in revenue. In 2014, Greg’s passion for building high-growth technology companies led him back to startups, where he joined BUMP as their COO.

He spearheaded their eventual pivot to Events.com, maintaining responsibility for all product development, sales, marketing, and client services. Greg has since led the successful turnaround of several other technology companies and has built a reputation as a team builder who can identify market opportunities, design innovative offerings and then effectively commercialize them to large markets.

Greg is a former Division I athlete and holds an MBA from the University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business.

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ABOUT THE HOST

My name is Sam Harris. I am a British entrepreneur, investor and explorer. From hitchhiking across Kazakstan to programming AI doctors I am always pushing myself in the spirit of curiosity and Growth. My background is in Biology and Psychology with a passion for improving the world and human behaviour. I have built and sold companies from an early age and love coming up with unique ways to make life more enjoyable and meaningful.

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Top Tip

Break out of your comfort zone

Fear is a natural and essential part of growth. Every time we consciously choose to step outside of our comfort zone, the next uncomfortable thing becomes a little bit easier.

It will seem really scary at first to get out of your comfort zone. But as I said, you don’t need to jump right out of your comfort zone at once, you can take baby steps gradually.

As you slowly push past your comfort zone, you’ll feel more and more at ease about the new stuff which seemed so dangerous to you.

Take the first step and I’m sure you’ll make it!


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