336 – Mindset, Drugs, Losing Money and Maintaining Focus: 4 Years in and Going Strong

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In growing a business, mindset is a very important attribute, it could either make or break your
business. The reason I am saying this, is because we’ve seen numerous trade businesses go sideways and ultimately down the drain because of the wrong mindset.

Brendon Bayliss, the Managing Director of the Bayliss Electrical Group is here with us today to talk
about the struggles of a budding business and how he overcame them. From mental health problems to hiring problems, and even financial issues. But what allowed him to break through and move
forward?

To listen to Brendon’s take on these issues plus tips and techniques that will be beneficial to your
business, just press that play button and tune in.

What’s Discussed In This Episode:

0:00 Opportunity Analysis

1:54 Welcome to the podcast

2:27 How Brendon started the Bayliss Electrical Group in Perth

6:31 Brendon’s transition into his current role

7:55 Growing a team in the business

8:55 Discovering and tapping into opportunities in the midst of a crisis

13:27 Encountering and dealing with cultural issues within the business

16:09 Cultural mindset for your employees or potential employees is not a waste of time

19:42 Keeping your team members accountable for their roles/responsibilities

24:43 About mentors and coaches

27:10 Brendon’s struggles throughout the years and how he overcame them

30:59 Why it’s important to have systems in place for hiring

32:51 Mitigating the issue of hiring: What processes have they put in place?

34:03 Getting help for mental health issues

42:22 Poor mindset will drag culture down

42:52 Good training goes a long way

45:09 Open communication is a sign of good leadership

47:22 Commend your staff publicly and address their mistakes privately

48:22 Brendon juggling work-life balance

About the Guest:

Brendon Bayliss is the Managing Director of Bayliss Electrical Group — an award-winning Electrical,
Data, and Security services provider located in Perth, Western Australia.

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Resources:

Connect with me on LinkedIn. For more podcast episodes, you may also visit my website. Tune in and subscribe to The Site Shed: You can also listen to The Site Shed on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and
Stitcher.

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