In business, we often talk about growth, but how do we achieve it, and is it possible without sacrificing the work/life balance?

Entrepreneur Leigh Rust is proof that high growth can be achieved while still enjoying the life you deserve.

In this Business Conversations podcast, Leigh shares an insight into how he quadrupled his business marketshare within three years and how he still maintains productivity and lifestyle by blocking time in his day.

In this podcast we cover:

  • Leigh’s business story – from humble beginnings to a multi-million enterprise
  • The art of scaling up
  • Tips for better Work/Life Balance

Leigh Rust is the Co-founder and Director of Safetyline Jalousie Louvre Windows – an Australian manufacturing business headquartered in Sydney with offices in Brisbane, Melbourne and Malaysia.

He is currently ranked #19 in the top 100 Young Entrepreneurs in Australia.

From humble beginnings, Leigh was initially turned away from working in his father’s business to pursue his own career. After becoming a qualified mechanic, Leigh was finally offered a role within the family business. After realising the family business would never be his own, Leigh and his brother Nathan broke away to start Safetyline Jalousie.

In recent years, Leigh has quadrupled his louvre window manufacturing business through strategic partnerships and by targeting the top end of town. In addition to partnering with leading developers and construction companies, Safetyline Jalousie secured government contracts to supply their product to over 400 Australian schools, with more on the way!

The multi-award-winning Young Entrepreneur and father of three youngsters is always up for a challenge – whether it be in the octagon at an amateur MMA fight, the soccer field or personal development, Leigh stands by the motto, ‘I never lose – either I win or I learn’.