Magazine article Management Today

Decisions: Angus Robertson, PowerPerfector, Founder and CEO of the Green Power Technology Company

Magazine article Management Today

Decisions: Angus Robertson, PowerPerfector, Founder and CEO of the Green Power Technology Company

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MY BEST ...

Maintaining my personal ethics and integrity. Both qualities are vital if people are going to be able to work together in life, but they tend to disappear when the pressure is on.

I got the opportunity to start Power- Perfector only because I had given someone else a helping hand. In return, he introduced me to the patent-holder for the Japanese voltage optimisation technology that is at the heart of our business. I had to work hard to build a relationship, but I knew that its day would come, if I could hang on long enough. Everything I know about business, people and risk I learned from hard experience. In the first year, 2001, I sold only one unit. But now energy costs are rising and carbon reduction is on everyone's agenda, and we have doubled our revenues every year for the past three years.

For me, integrity in particular is the key to a sustainable business. I want to achieve something worthwhile, not just try to make a quick buck And I want to be able to sleep at night while I'm doing it.

MY WORST . …

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