2MinuteTuesday – Mike McFillin

From disco to accounting to training, this local business owner is not your average bean counter.

My interest in business comes from ….  

Watching my father run his own business and observing how the things he did changed the way his business operated.

I made my first dollar …

Doing magic tricks as a child

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

Flying a plane

My favourite song is …

anything by The Troggs (WILD THING)

The best read I’ve had was …

The Razors Edge

My best investment was …

Starting my own business

My worst investment was …

starting a Disco

The best advice I’ve been given is …

Always treat others as you would like them to treat you

My greatest achievement has been …

Building successful businesses.

The question I’m most asked is …

What is the best business to go into?

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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.

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