3:35 | Play Now | Yes, do what works. Ken Done and other owners who have growing companies know what works and repeat it over and over to achieve profits through scale.
Sydney: In the opening video of this episode, Ken Done tells us to do what works. The owners of growing companies focus to find out what works and then they repeat it over and over to achieve profits through scale.
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Ken Done has become one of Australia's most beloved and respected artists with his own world-class following. We all struggle to master our talents and apply these talents in a meaningful way. That's life. And, that is how the best among us also define our work.
Meet a man who spent eighteen years mastering his craft and learning business skills. Then, he broke away to go down his own path. Almost unwittingly he started a business through which he learned how to leverage his art in creative ways.
This business is a family businesses.
You meet Ken Done, his wife, Judy, and their daughter and son. Ken was never a starving artist yet he certainly paid his dues. With over 150 others working within this family enterprise, they make art affordable, often wearable and even whimsical.
Today you meet an artist who like so many others follows his own heart. He paid a price. In the earlier days the art critics were not gentle on this man and his work. But Ken Done stood firm within his vision, he persevered, and today even his critics are giving him his due.