David Anderson

David Anderson – Owner of A P Systems

David Anderson uses his long experience in IT to help others grow their business.

What’s your story?

In business for all my working life (predominantly IT), with all the ups & downs, the highs & the lows.

What excites you most about your industry?

It never stops changing.

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What drives you in your career to push beyond what other people consider normal?

Every failure galvanises me afresh; I detest mediocrity & settling for second best.

What have been the most useful skills you have learnt and applied in your journey?

Financial & analytical; Sharp attention to detail.

What’s the best piece of advice you ever received?

Never give up.

Who inspires you?

Margaret Thatcher; Duncan Bannantyne; Jesus

What have you learnt recently that blew you away?

What you give to others comes back to you.

If you had your time again, what would you do differently?

Delegate, delegate, delegate!

How do you unwind?

I do all the things I missed out on in my 20’s when I was too busy building up my businesses.

What is a major mindset change, belief shift or ‘ah ha’ moment that you’ve experienced in relation to your career?

Thinking a business owner needs to be the hands-on manager of their business is the biggest possible impediment to growth & scale.

Everyone in business should read this book:

Think & Grow Rich, Napoleon Hill

Shameless plug for your business or career:

I don’t believe there have to be limits. So many people say it isn’t possible to become Amazon. Why is that wrong….? – it’s wrong because Amazon became Amazon.

How can people connect with you?

david@da-capital.co.uk

Social Media Links?

https://www.linkedin.com/in/davidanderson02/

This interview is part of the CallumConnects series.

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