Dan Williams - Managing Director/CEO at Orean UK/US

Dan is the Managing Director of Orean Personal Care, a premium skincare and hair care manufacturer, from development to finished product.

When I started this podcast I had a number of guests in mind. Dan Williams was top of that list.

In this podcast we go into detail about how he took Orean Healthcare from a £3M to a £30M turnover business, we discuss the importance of culture, and people and how he transitioned from an unmotivated worker to an inspirational leader.

Dan is the most humble and down-to-earth person I have ever interviewed and you are going to learn so much about what it takes to be a successful leader and ultimately just a good human being.

He was nominated in the telegraphs list of 50 most ambitious leaders in 2020 He is even an Ironman competitor!

This is a great episode for anyone who wants to understand what it takes to build a high-performance culture in a business.

We talk about:-

  • What does it mean to you to be a leader
  • The early years
  • Different environments for confidence
  • Transitioning from a worker with a lack of motivation to a leader
  • The importance of culture and management team in a business
  • The importance of delegation
  • Love your work and your customers!
  • The importance of happiness in your job
  • Navigating through Covid
  • Getting to £30m turnover business
  • Personal progression and challenges
  • Book recommendations
  • Strategies to improve the business
  • Early advice for starting out again
  • How do we improve manufacturing?