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15: Inspiring Leader PlantMiner – CEO, GM & National Sales Manager

By Shaun McCambridge & The Podcast Boss

This podcast features PlantMiner’s Michael Trusler, Co-Founder & Co-CEO, Dan Wilson, General Manager, and Benjamin Somerville, National Sales Manager. PlantMiner is an Australian tech start-up success story and is now Australia’s largest and most successful construction marketplace. The trio’s passion is not only to create a company that is remembered for changing the construction industry but also for the success of their team. “We have a great culture and we hire for that culture; we train our staff well and reward our staff, [as well as] make them passionate about wanting to work for us” “We want to build a software and organisation that changes the construction and infrastructure industry in Australia and across the world” “[Know] who your customer is, [find out] exactly what your customer wants and built that product” This podcast explores PlantMiner’s journey to date in how it has become a game-changer in the construction and infrastructure sector. Reference list PlantMiner (https://www.plantminer.com.au/?utm_source=adwords&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=branded&ads_cmpid=788502404&ads_adid=40681976105&ads_matchtype=e&ads_network=g&ads_creative=193973002940&utm_term=plantminer&ads_targetid=kwd-146813879348&utm_campaign=&utm_source=adwords&utm_medium=ppc&ttv=2&campaignid=788502404&adgroupid=40681976105&adid=193973002940&gclid=CjwKCAjwgr3ZBRAAEiwAGVssnUfc0HzKmwFupAG3pJjrXOnDtg_gVLd4sLLKMsE5EnQxC8HELWX1_hoCaR4QAvD_BwE) Felix (https://www.okfelix.com/) Benjamin Somerville (https://www.linkedin.com/in/benjaminsomerville/) Michael Trusler (https://www.linkedin.com/in/michael-trusler-81730353/) Dan Wilson (https://www.linkedin.com/in/dan-wilson-1349312b/) Nudgee College (https://www.nudgee.com/) Australia construction industry (https://www.businessinsider.com.au/australia-construction-boom-2018-2018-3) Entrepreneur (https://www.entrepreneur.com/) Business development fund (https://advance.qld.gov.au/industry/business-development-fund.aspx) Hiring good people (https://hbr.org/ideacast/2018/01/hiring-the-best-people) Employee autonomy (https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/254030) Capital raising (https://legalvision.com.au/the-ten-commandments-of-capital-raising/) Seed funding (https://www.smartcompany.com.au/startupsmart/advice/startupsmart-funding/top-10-tips-for-getting-seed-funding-for-your-startup/) Aconex (https://www.aconex.com/) IPO (https://www.ig.com/au/ipo-list) Return on investment (https://www.investopedia.com/terms/r/returnoninvestment.asp) Workplace culture (https://www.yourerc.com/blog/post/Workplace-Culture-What-it-Is-Why-it-Matters-How-to-Define-It.aspx) Perks (https://www.seek.com.au/career-advice/7-unbelievable-employee-perks-that-really-exist) Global construction sector (https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=2&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=0ahUKEwiM2uObiu7bAhVDX5QKHWMeAhsQFgg2MAE&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.prnewswire.com%2Fnews-releases%2Fgrowth-opportunities-for-the-global-construction-industry-2018-2023---a-potential-105-trillion-market-300578103.html&usg=AOvVaw1Eo_4J8T_nYJvz0V66-5UC) Importance of promoting within (https://blog.mycorporation.com/2013/02/4-benefits-of-promoting-within-instead-of-hiring-new-employees/) Max Clarke (https://www.linkedin.com/in/max-clarke-86a71587/) Steve O’Keefe (https://www.linkedin.com/in/steve-o-keeffe-a1744157/) Sophia Rostron (https://www.linkedin.com/in/sophia-rostron-a2495bb7/) Also available on: iTunes Store

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