Rod Drury is CEO of Xero, an online accounting solution serving over 300,000 small businesses in over 150 countries. He is from New Zealand, and was named 2013 EY Entrepreneur of the Year.
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- ‘It’s not the big that eat small, it’s the fast that eat the slow.’ – Unknown
- Rod started a company, got clients, and was rolling right along. Then – BOOM! It hit him like a brick wall. ‘I can’t scale this.’ Listen to what action Rod took after having this realization, and how powerful a decision it proved to be.
Entrepreneurial AH-HA Moment
- Rod’s AH-HA moment has turned into a business with a run rate of over $100,000,000! You won’t want to miss this lightbulb, Fire Nation! :-)
- Xero is a winner for one reason, and Rod shares this reason along with his proudest Entrepreneurial moment.
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Best Business Book
- The Hard Thing About Hard Things by Ben Horowitz
- Xero: The QuickBooks alternative. Use Xero accounting software to manage invoicing, bank reconciliation, bookkeeping & more. Start a free trial today!
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