In this episode, I talk to Christo Hall, founder of Basic Bananas, a marketing education firm based in Australia. We talk about the challenges of running an entrepreneurial education firm with in-person meetings – as well as virtual support. We discuss how the firm was founded and why they do what they do.
Christo Hall – From professional surfer to renowned entrepreneur, Christo is an in-demand keynote speaker, marketing strategist and business owner.
Christo is the co-founder of Basic Bananas, Australia’s leading marketing education organization for business owners with over 4000 entrepreneurs attending workshops every year and many from around the globe benefiting from their online programs.
He is a popular and influential speaker, having presented at business events all around the world and is regularly featured across the media for his business prowess including: TEDx, The Today Show (Channel Nine TV), Virgin inflight entertainment, regular guest on 2GB and 2UE Radio.
Christo is co-author of two #1 international bestselling marketing books ‘Perception’ and ‘Bananas About Marketing’.
Christo has a unique presentation style, his honesty and humour connects with any audience within minutes and leaves them feeling not only inspired, but also with actionable strategies they can implement moving forward.
He is known as the guy who turns big ideas into reality. He recognizes profitable business ideas and has literally added millions to his clients’ bottom lines by inspiring, creating and implementing powerful strategies.
He also has an incredible talent for making the complex simple and transitioning from big picture ideas to the tiniest of details.
In his early twenties, he was a professional surfer and spent seven years travelling the world competing on the surfing circuit.
Christo understands the power of building empowered teams and his approach to team happiness is known for being not only innovative but also courageous.