Ep129 – Xero: Giving 800,000 Business Owners Their Lives Back

About This Episode

In this episode

Gary Turner is Co-Founder and Managing Director of Xero, which provides small- to medium sized businesses (SMBs or SMEs) with online accounting software. Forbes described Xero as the “World’s Most Innovative Growth Company.” In this episode, Gary talks about how he helped take Xero from a 3-person startup with £50,000 in revenue to a company that will have £150 million in revenue this year. He also shares his favourite productivity hacks, podcasts, and advice to those getting into fintech.

“We have a saying at Xero,” Gary says, “It’s not the big that eat the small, it’s the fast that eat the slow.’ Focus on what it is you need to do, and do it really, really quickly. Don’t debate it, and don’t analyse it for three weeks, and don’t write a white paper on it, and don’t commission a survey. If you’re small, if you’re a startup, you can move at light speed, much quicker than anyone else can – use that advantage while you have it.”

Gary Turner, Co-Founder and Managing Director at Xero @garyturner

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Episode Details

December 16th, 2016

20 mins 44 secs

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