Dominic has spent 14 years working in sales, marketing and business management within the IT sector. He has held executive positions at Peer 1 Hosting, IT Lab and Rackspace. At Peer 1 he built the UK business to £30m run rate in 5 years. He won many awards for creating a great place to work. At Rackspace Dominic built the UK company from four to 150 staff, and increased annual revenues from £595,000 to £25 million in just four years. Under his management, Rackspace was recognised as one of the most outstanding workplaces in Europe, and won several service awards for its Fanatical Support TM. Dominic has a BSc in Agricultural and Food Marketing from Newcastle and a MBA from Sheffield Business School. Dominic is also a regular public speaker on creating great places to work and achieving continuous client satisfaction and an assessor on the Sunday Times Customer Experience Awards.
You’re an ambitious CEO with your eyes firmly set on the horizon.
Are you clear on the identity of your A-Players in your business? Do they know they’re A-Players? Have you told them? And are they being paid the market rate?
When was the last time you surveyed your whole team about an important strategic decision you had to make?
OK – so you’ve come up with a new strategy.
Feeling weighed down by your business? Or nostalgic for the irrepressible fun of those heady start-up days?