Innovation can’t save your business.— Nic Haralambous, NicHarry
It’s OK not to be innovative.— Nic Haralambous, NicHarry
I’m not the first person to sell socks! There’s very little that I do that is innovative.— Nic Haralambous, NicHarry
Innovation in business…
Haralambous is famous for his wildly successful crazy-socks business which he started with R5000 (he made a profit in the first month).
Haralambous answered the following questions around innovation:
When to build something completely new
When to walk away from an idea you have
- When to keep calm and carry on through tough times to turn your idea into a business.
For more detail; listen to the interview in the audio below (and/or scroll down for more quotes from it).
There is definitely growth, if you’re hungry and not paranoid.— Nic Haralambous, NicHarry
Authenticity is key.— Nic Haralambous, NicHarry
The most innovative businesses never use the word.— Nic Haralambous, NicHarry
We’ve got matching umbrellas that you can use with your socks. We also have matching underwear.— Nic Haralambous, NicHarry
Customer service in South Africa is so bad that just doing it well is innovative.— Nic Haralambous, NicHarry
We treat our staff as well as we treat our customers.— Nic Haralambous, NicHarry
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