Beers, Blokes & Business podcastPodcast074: “I’m Giving My Business Away” Nic Frances Gilley of Fit Inn

074: “I’m Giving My Business Away” Nic Frances Gilley of Fit Inn

Sean and Scott chat with serial Nic Frances Gilley about why he’s giving away a health food business he’s spent a year and nearly $400K developing?
Nic has one of the more impressive CV’s you’ll ever read. He grew up in a pub in the UK Became a merchant banker, then quit to become a priest, was youngest person to receive an MBE from Tony Blair after starting a social enterprise in England. Nic moved to Australia and was the CEO of The Brotherhood of St Lawrence, author of The End of Charity, then founded Easy Being Green and eco light bulb company CoolNRG which distributed 40 million light bulbs in Australia, Mexico & Africa and has spoken at the World Economic Forum in Davos.

Some insights & links from this podcast.

  • Nic appears of sound mind and body & really is Giving Away his business.
  • Why give away a business that is at the peak of the health food trend that’s only a year old with so much invested?
  • How he conjured the idea of giving the business away?
  • Is he looking for anything at all from it… must be a catch?
  • Who Nic sees will be a good fit to take on the business and grow it nationally & internationally.
  • The skill set required to drive the next stage of Fit Inn and make it thrive.
  • The mistakes Nic believes he’s made with growing the business.
  • How to apply to take on Fit Inn.

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