Jul 26, 2021
Serial entrepreneur Jeff Lester talks candidly about his entrepreneurial life, including the 2008 financial crisis, health issues and starting again after losing everything.
(3:20) Beginning the journey
(6:44) Setting up a themed restaurant, and subsequent problems
(8:24) Birth of first child and starting all over again
(10:24) New start in property development
(12:06) Why I wasn't content with a good, secure life
(14:47) Responsibilities of being a business owner
(15:46) New book
(16:33) Collapse of property company, broke again and lessons learned
(24:33) Approaching rockbottom
(28:25) Searching for answers in the US
(32:25) Getting diagnosed with prostate cancer
(34:38) Path to wellness and relationship fallout
(36:42) On resilience
(38:52) The entrepreneurial spirit
(43:14) Where do your ideas come from?
(45:11) Holistic approach to wellness
(47:35) Launching Fit at-50plus
(49:09) Changing views of business and entrepreneurialism
(50:22) The thrill of starting a business
(51:11) Plans for Fit at-50plus
(52:36) Is your definition of success different today?
(53:11) Personal definition of success