2MinuteTuesday – Andrew Gallagher

Lollyworld Lawnton Brisbane North

Andrew Gallagher

From sugar cane to lollies, this Lawnton business owner really enjoys sweet!

My interest in business comes from  ….

A passion to provide a quality service. I want to make others happy and my business hopefully makes people happy

My first dollar was  …

My first hard earned dollar would have been made cutting sugar cane. I had to work for it as my parents didn’t like to part with their money.

If I wasn’t doing what I am currently doing I’d be …

Probably droning away in a dead end job dreaming of ways to start my own business.

My favourite song is  … 

I will have to give you my top 5 current – I have too many and my wife hates that I play them over and over, along with all the James Bond theme songs.

What If – Tommy Shaw https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SMCTOulqJE8

When can I see you again – Owl City https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qM1YMeDsc-M&index=3&list=PLoHlKlFZDsTnCzgQh7q-Ypb6HLkD450F2

Ride Like the Wind – Christopher Cross https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ur8ftRFb2Ac&list=PLoHlKlFZDsTnCzgQh7q-Ypb6HLkD450F2&index=5

I cant Hold Back – Survivor https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jIasp_47zB0&index=2&list=PLoHlKlFZDsTnCzgQh7q-Ypb6HLkD450F2

The Crow – Steve Martin https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v7GQkK2Sss8

The best read I’ve had was  … 

The Destroyer series, I have about 140 of the books.

My best investment was …   

Starting my own business

My worst investment was  … 

My first wife

The best advice I’ve been given is  … 

Make a list, use lists to get jobs completed

My greatest achievement has been  … 

Having my own business. In my younger days I couldn’t have imagined having my own shop

The question I’m most asked is  … 

What is your favourite lolly? And the answer is Chocolate Honeycomb

Appart from Lollyworld, Andrew is an active member of the Pine Rivers business community.  A past President of the Pine Rivers Chamber of Commerce and an active member of the Albany Creek Business Contacts to name but two.  Lollyworld can be found online as well as 6 Ebert Parade, Brisbane QLD 4501.

2MinuteTuesday is part of the Balanix Business Series where, each Tuesday, business owners and community leaders share personal insights that may benefit other business owners and the community.