Conrad Francis joins host Matt Hanham for the 9th episode of the #AmplifyYourBusiness Podcast. Conrad Francis uses his 25 years of finance experience and basketball coaching to explore strategies for wealth creation, work life balance, creativity and business success.
Find out how Conrad lost his safety net, tested business strategies on the basketball court, and became a success whilst surviving on just 4-5 hours of sleep each night.
Length: 67 minutes
[0:22] Who is Conrad Francis?
[1:40] Conrad’s background and experience in Finance.
[2:00] Conrad drops out of university and starts working in finance.
[5:45] Leaving the corporate world for freedom.
[7:20] Balancing freedom and security as an entrepreneur.
[10:20] When the safety net disappears, the learning starts.
[11:40] What’s coming for finance and economy in the next 5 years? How should we prepare?
[13:20] What’s the vision for your business and how do you see it changing in the next 3-5 years?
[20:00] Why motivating people is the most important part of finance.
[24:14] Conrad starts coaching basketball.
[30:00] The four states of human existence, and how mental control separates winners from losers.
[34:20] How a leader’s performance dictates the performance of his or her team.
[38:41] Flying kites and not taking life too seriously.
[40:00] How to survive on 5 hours of sleep a night.
[50:00] Fitness, diet, supplements and mental health for business success.
[48:57] What does a typical week look like for you?
[58:00] Why to write your own eulogy.
[59:38] What podcasts Conrad listens to.
[1:01:26] If you only had a few books to read for a year, what would you choose?
[1:05:31] What’s the one thing you’d say to people looking to amplify their business?
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