What is your perception of the path to your business’s success?
Makoto’s Managing Director, Daniel Giles recently sat down with Chris Goddard, Director of Black Swan Consultancy New Zealand to discuss the winding journey to success with it’s learnings and missteps and why you should accept that failure is an unavoidable experience you will have on the way there.
Based in the idyllic Central Otago region of New Zealand’s South Island, Chris spoke with Daniel from the comfort of his environmentally conscious sea container home.
This conversation provides a fresh perspective around what it takes to make improvements in your business stick and help you accept that life is simply going to get in the way and derail your plans! Listen in to learn how to build a successful business culture for the long term and what the journey really looks like.
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About Chris Goddard
Holding an Engineering Degree focused on engineering, management and process control, Chris Goddard has led or supported large scale sustainable operational & commercial transformations in Australia & New Zealand over the past two decades.
His formidable resume encompasses a career in various transformational, commercial and business improvement roles with the likes of NZAS, Boyne Smelters, Comalco Aluminium Limited and Rio Tinto.
Chris now enjoys a more relaxed pace with his wife Donna in Otago, where together as Black Swan Consultancy New Zealand they provide support to various SME and local community in core skills including lifting leadership capability, risk management, managing external stakeholders & business transformation.
Watch the conversation on YouTube.
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