Zero base

“I gain great satisfaction from the fact that I started from zero, put the initial base together and built a business that employs thousands of people and has an annual turnover of $500 million.”

Jack Cowin

Canadian-Australian businessman who kick started KFC and Hungry Jack’s in Australia

Young risk-takers

“When you’re young you are far more willing to take the risks you need to succeed.”

Steve Baxter

One of Australia’s must successful, and wealthy tech entrepreneurs, who at age 23 launched the internet service provider, SE Net

You’re wrong!

“When you’re the first person whose beliefs are different from what everyone else believes, you’re basically saying, “I’m right, and everyone else is wrong.” That’s a very unpleasant position to be in. It’s at once exhilarating and, at the same time, an invitation to be attacked.”

Larry Ellison

Billionaire founder and CEO of the technology company Oracle