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Work Live Solutions Pty Ltd

Principal: Douglas Bates


company contact details:
  Work Live Solutions Pty Ltd
15 Rivergum Drive
Eatons Hill
Queensland  4035
tel: +61 (7) 3325 0888
mobile: +61 400 299 424
email: douglas@worklivesolutions.com.au
web: www.worklivesolutions.com.au 


Key Services Offered:
Complete objective business reviews, Personnel planning and recruitment, Problem identification and resolution, Initiating positive change, Training and education, Executive mentoring, solutions to improve revenue - reduce costs and tools to liberate your vision.

Core Experience of Principal:
Sales & Marketing, General builder - Domestic & Commercial, Business owner, Senior Corporate Manager and Entrepreneur.

Possessing broad practical generalist business knowledge, I am focused on partnering with individuals in business who understand the need to leverage other people's knowledge and wisdom to grow both personally and for the benefit of their business. My experience having successfully established 4 of my own small businesses from the ground up, to sell each profitably, provides a great platform to understand what it is like to build and run your own SME business. Having worked across a number of corporate positions to General Manager, I am well versed in the game of corporate life also.

I believe that businesses are all about people, human capital is an asset not a commodity. Recruitment, retention, training, succession planning, leadership, consistent management are critical to success. I possess the ability to rapidly grasp complex issues, technology and communicate same. A good listener an experienced public speaker, I am experienced at wearing many hats to enhance win-win results. Well versed at conflict resolution and negotiating mutual outcomes between individuals and business, there is always a solution, it is just a matter of finding it. Adept at looking outside the box of traditional thinking, I understand the importance of planning and follow through.


Accreditations and Qualifications:
South Australian Enterprise Workshop graduate, Member Australian Institute of Management, Fellow International Institute of Directors & Managers. Accredited Associate, Institute for Independent Business (AInstIB).

Industry Sectors worked in:
Domestic and commercial construction, termite/pest control certified, Day-spa & beauty therapy, direct marketing distribution, professional photographer & retail mini lab, restaurant & function centre, industrial gas, banking/mortgage broking, retail/wholesale office stationery & office furniture, building & construction supply chain, power tools for wood working & carpentry, personal self development facilitation, recruitment & international business alliances, international head hunting.

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