Ray and Jock discuss why Mark McCormack values the people he calls ‘racehorses’, who favour action over deliberation.

In this episode

0:00 Opening titles
0:14 How does Ray manage his time?
2:02 Getting into flow
3:40 It is better to be a racehorse
5:19 Avoiding snap decisions
7:37 Responding promptly to engender trust
9:13 Acting at the right time
9:59 The Apprentice
12:22 Lean Startup
12:47 Promoting with empathy
15:07 Steve Jobs took care of his people
15:48 Elon Musk inspires and motivates
17:01 Not everyone wants to be a high performer
18:35 Respect mixed with envy
18:51 Closing credits

About The Pig Wrestlers

Ray Rafiq is the founder of increasingly larger businesses: Regent Street Cinema, Baker Street Bakery, Wigwamm, GetAgent, Unmortgage.

Jock Busuttil is the founder of Product People Limited, a freelance head of product, author and conference speaker, with over two decades’ experience helping technology companies. (jockbusuttil.com)

Recorded on 15 January 2021
Music: Crazy Glue (Instrumental Version) by Josh Woodward (CC-BY 4.0)