SCF Ep #1 : Shaun Mahoney of ULetters
"I think one of the hardest things that any business owner faces is procuring new business opportunities" - Shaun Mahoney
Today we hear from Shaun Mahoney, Managing Director of ULetters. Shaun has lived an interesting life, that's for sure. He was born in New Zealand (don't hold that against him!), spent 15 years in Las Vegas working with some of the countries largest companies and now lives in Mooloolaba where he runs his business ULetters. If you're a small business looking to connect with your customers, this one is for you.
Things Mentioned in the Episode
- 2:25 - What Shaun had for breakfast
- 2:40 - Shaun's background
- 4:20 - What Shaun spent $2000 (of his own money) a month on
- 4:35 - What living in Las Vegas was like during the GFC
- 6:50 - What is ULetters all about?
- 10:05 - A challenge Shaun overcame and thoughts on failure
- 12:50 - Shaun's book Keeping it Real: A Book for Business... A book for Life
- 13:20 - Shaun's 100 Day Foundation Pack for Small Business Owners - What he learnt through $80,000 of coaching. More info on Shaun's Linkedin Page.
- 13:50 - Shaun's take on work-life balance
- 15:50 - How Shaun uses his voicemail
- 16:30 - Just Keep Going!
- 17:20 - Surround yourself with people who will lift you up
- 17:50 - What community means to Shaun
- 19:20 - Don't be afraid to say something nice
- 19:40 - The one (two, actually) problem Shaun would fix on The Sunny Coast, if he could fix anything
- 20:50 - What does ULetters do for small business?
- 24:00 - Book Recommendations:
- Good to Great - Jim Collins
- Great By Choice - Jim Collins
- The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference - Malcolm Gladwell
- Rapid Fire Questions (Favourite Beach, Favourite Cafe, Least favourite thing on the Coast, Best way to meet people and network, least favourite place to live on the Coast)
BOOM. How good was that?
Thanks to Shaun for taking the time to share some knowledge.
Where to Connect
Website - https://uletters.com.au/
Linkedin - https://www.linkedin.com/in/shaunmahoney/
Twitter - https://twitter.com/ULettersAus
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