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It just seemed easier to direct people to one place so they could choose the thing they are interested in.
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Who is David Foldi?
I’m no one special!
I’m just an ordinary bloke that’s been having a go at my own businesses since I was 21 years old. Maybe there’s something I’ve done that can help you?
Here’s a brief outline of my work history.
1984 – 1988 Completed my plumbing Apprenticeship in Melbourne
1988 – 1989 Travelled up the east coast of Australia
1989 – 1992 Ran my own Plumbing business in Melbourne
1992 -1999 Moved to SE Qld and worked in hotels and managed the Deception Bay Tavern from 1996 – 1999
2000 – 2010
Bought Powerhouse Batteries in Ferry Road Southport, moved it to Tweed Heads and grew it to be the largest Exporter of Scrap Automotive Batteries to South Korea in Australia, purchased the business for $70,000.00 and sold it for 2 million
Ran a small business training centre helping small business owners grow their businesses.
My beautiful Twin baby girls were born, I love the challenges and the joy they bring.
2008 – 2014
Property development that the “Global Financial Crisis” eventually shut down
This was a low point, I lost everything due to the properties we had built never returned to pre “GFC” prices, so I started again. But this time with a new business model, now it was all about building multiple income streams in the hope that any future economic downturn wouldn’t shut them all down
2014 – and still going – Sales rep for “Digital Document Solutions DDS” in Melbourne.
Essential Services Broker providing better value for Electricity, Gas, Mobile Phones, NBN, Merchant services and other services.
Now I can be anywhere in the world and still make sales.
2020 – and still going – Shape Aluminium Ballina.
By having 3 very different income streams I was able to get through Covid and come out the other side in a strong position to keep providing for my family.
Some quotes and sayings I like that have proven to be true many, many times over the years.
- Consistently deliver more than you promise and you will have success
- The harder I work the luckier I get
- The real person is revealed by their actions not the words that come out of their mouth. Don’t be fooled by the sales pitch
- If someone is saying negative things about others to you then you can be sure they are saying negative things about you to others.
- The truth is the truth and will always reveal itself in the end so be patient.
- When you point at someone and say its your fault there are 3 fingers in your hand pointing at you, I guarantee you could have stopped the problem most of the time.
Interesting Quotes and Thoughts
- If you know it but don’t do it, then you don’t know it
- If you bight off more than you can chew then chew like crazy.
- Your bath tub is full of water, you have a thimble, a cup and a bucket. What would be the quickest way to empty the bath?
- The biggest lie we tell ourselves is “I don’t need to write it down, I’ll remember it”!
- If you are not willing to learn, no one can help you. If you are determined to learn, no one can stop you.
- You can’t say the wrong thing to the right person and you can’t say the right thing to the wrong person.