Speaker available for hire, based in Victoria
Join Andrew on the journey of how he built his business to be a successful multinational software company. Learn how and why he sold it for $7.5m in 2000 only to buy it back 4 years later for $200,000. Discover how he has now rebuilt to it be the leader in its class throughout the world.
Your team will walk away from his presentation renewed, equipped and empowered to make a real difference.
Engage with Andrew and you will discover how:
To easily communicate what is expected of your team
To build a sustainable business
To focus on what is possible and make it happen
To embrace the power of being ON PURPOSE&trade
To apply effective risk management to your business
Andrew Darbyshire is a successful Melbourne-born international businessman, author and philanthropist, with an incredibly inspiring story to share. He founded his software business, PacSoft, in the mid-80’s and now has staff and offices in Australia, New Zealand and the USA. His path to success wasn’t easy and he has experienced significant loss along the way. The lessons he learnt on his journey, that he shares with you, have allowed him to free himself of his business on a day-to-day basis, to concentrate on his philanthropic interests.
Andrew has learnt 3 critical lessons from over 25 years in business, in the trenches, that could potentially save you millions of dollars.
Avoid learning things the hard way and take these valuable business lessons directly from Andrew. Free up your time…. So you can spend your time doing what you enjoy most.
Andrew’s appointments include:
- Past board member of the Song Room
- Board member of Florey Neurosciences Foundation Council
- Board member Zoos Victoria Foundation
- Board member of Petstock Foundation
- Chairman of The Click Foundation – finding a cure for epilepsy.
- Member of the Committee for Melbourne
- ABAF Councilor (Australian Business Arts Foundation)
- Founder and Patron of Caitlin’s Retreat.
- Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
- Chairman of Rees Partners
"Outstanding - congratulations and great response." Mark O’Leary, Financial Planner - Attendee AMP Financial Planners Conference 2009
"Many thanks again for being with us and sharing so much of your passion for service and CSR, not to mention your considerable capacity for joke-telling! You are something else, and now I can’t imagine our international affiliate gathering without you." Hands on Network
"Thank you for your presentation at last week's workshop. As I am sure you will be aware, our participants were totally engaged, both with the feeling you brought to it, and with the activities you described." Dr Michael Liffman - Director Asia-Pacific Centre for Philanthropy and Social Investment - Swinburne University