I bought guppies and a tank and learned how to breed them... I also bred mice… I had a roaring trade in pets! It was my first business…— Pavlo Phitids, Aurik Business Accelerator
I seldom [waste money].— Pavlo Phitids, Aurik Business Accelerator
Money in the hands of someone that doesn’t have an idea bigger than himself is a very dangerous thing. It hurts your soul. That’s were money becomes evil, and when greed takes over.— Pavlo Phitids, Aurik Business Accelerator
Every week The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews a famous person about her or his attitude to money (hopes and fears, successes and failures, etc.) as part of his weekly “Make Money Mondays” feature.
This week Whitfield interviewed Aurik Business Accelerator’s Pavlo Phitidis.
Phitidis has been a regular on The Money Show for many years.
He presents the ever-popular small business feature.
Phitidis has more than 20 years’ experience in business development, having brought to market business assets worth more than R1 billion.
What does Phitidis believe about the stuff that makes the world go ‘round?
Does money keep him up at night?
Listen to the interview in the audio below (and/or scroll down for more quotes from it).
My father was an entrepreneur.— Pavlo Phitids, Aurik Business Accelerator
My brother and I had no option [but to work in the family business].— Pavlo Phitids, Aurik Business Accelerator
Every single discussion [around the dinner table] was about the business.— Pavlo Phitids, Aurik Business Accelerator
We went through ups and downs [related to the performance of the business].— Pavlo Phitids, Aurik Business Accelerator
Starting my own businesses were the best money decisions I’ve ever made.— Pavlo Phitids, Aurik Business Accelerator
Those early years scarred and burned… it gave me a sense of building lean…— Pavlo Phitids, Aurik Business Accelerator
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