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How to build your business while you fly

If you’re not building an asset of value; why bother?

Pavlo Phitids, Aurik Business Accelerator

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed Aurik Business Accelerator Director and CEO Pavlo Phitidis for his weekly small business feature.

Phitidis spoke about building while you fly.

Scroll down for quotes from the audio below.

In 14 years I have never seen anyone do it on their own!

Pavlo Phitids, Aurik Business Accelerator

You need to get out of the cabin! Get into the cockpit!

Pavlo Phitids, Aurik Business Accelerator

Remind yourself why you’re doing what you’re doing.

Pavlo Phitids, Aurik Business Accelerator

Your business must be orientated towards the customer.

Pavlo Phitids, Aurik Business Accelerator

You need to deliver a customer experience through the systems you build.

Pavlo Phitids, Aurik Business Accelerator

It’s impossible to offer an expert level of service at a low price around the clock.

Pavlo Phitids, Aurik Business Accelerator

The most difficult thing to do is to delegate to the system operator to go for it.

Pavlo Phitids, Aurik Business Accelerator

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