London entrepreneur Mark Holyoake is excited about and extremely successful in his global business and investment endeavors. He and his team are extremely upbeat thinking of all the prospects and plan to continue to invest significant capital from his private investment fund, Oakvest Holdings.
Oakvest’s emphasis is on investing in private equity and acquisitions and developments in real estate, which extends across the United Kingdom and the European Union (EU). Europe, with its political and economic challenges, provides real opportunities for investors with the know-how and ability to help grow and improve various businesses.
What are the most important elements to Holyoake’s bringing his many outstanding ideas to life? He believes that success is achieved with hard work and dedication to running multiple projects by having great people come together on a unique team that delivers on a clear and profitable strategic path. Needed is a shared belief that what you are thinking or proposing is the right path, and there also needs to a common commitment when all concerned agree with the given strategy that you want to implement.
What is a typical day like? Mark Holyoake and several of his senior people wake early and get their day started in a positive and productive manner when it is quieter and easier to focus on what is needed to accomplish the coming goals of the day. Flexibility is also needed as the day progresses to properly manage and handle the meetings and goals that need attention at appropriate moments. It is also crucial to find time for his family of a wife and three daughters so that a balance that is created that is sustainable and works for everyone.
Does Holyoake believe in being social? He says he is by nature and likes to talk to people and engage with them. He considers discourse to be a very helpful tool as much information can be shared and learned as you understand the way others think about specific points and get a more informed view as to the realities of those people’s businesses and strategy and how they have developed the best chances to succeed.
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