CEO And The Founder

Unique Property Group

Welcome to "CEO and The Founder," a powerful, real-world investment podcast brought to you by The Unique Property Group where your hosts, Lewis Hall and Christian Woollard, delve into the dynamic roles and collaborative synergy between CEOs and founders. Join us as we explore how distinct leadership styles, skills, and visions can work collaboratively to drive business growth and success. Each episode features insightful discussions with this pair of seasoned entrepreneurs. We unpack the unique challenges and triumphs experienced at the helm of a business, highlighting how opposing skillsets can complement each other in the business world. Whether you're an aspiring entrepreneur, a current business owner, or simply intrigued by leadership, "CEO and The Founder" provides valuable lessons on effective partnership and strategic management. This podcast is a must-listen for anyone interested in entrepreneurship, business development, leadership dynamics, and the secrets behind successful business partnerships. Follow and subscribe to "CEO and The Founder" for your weekly dose of leadership insights and strategies that could redefine how you think about running and growing a business. read less
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Are You Missing Out on the Unique Advantage in Investing?
5d ago
Are You Missing Out on the Unique Advantage in Investing?
What sets Unique Property Group apart from other investment firms? At the heart of our approach is a commitment to transparency, honesty, and long-term partnerships with our investors. Every single investment that we offer our clients, we invest into. This "skin in the game" mentality ensures that the company's interests are fully aligned with those of their investors.   Unique Property Group takes the time to carefully vet and structure each investment opportunity, putting their own resources on the line before presenting it to clients. This dedication to due diligence and risk mitigation is a hallmark of their business model. Equally important is their focus on cultivating lasting relationships, with 80% of clients reinvesting with the firm. By prioritising the needs of their investors and maintaining an open, ethical approach, Unique Property Group has carved out a unique niche in the crowded investment landscape.   For more information on the subjects covered in this podcast and to connect with Lewis and Christian, head to https://tinyurl.com/uniquepropertygroup now.   MORE ON CEO & THE FOUNDER:  This show is a powerful, real-world investment podcast brought to you by The Unique Property Group where your hosts, Lewis Hall and Christian Woollard, delve into the dynamic roles and collaborative synergy between CEOs and founders. Join us as we explore how distinct leadership styles, skills, and visions can work collaboratively to drive business growth and success. Each episode features insightful discussions with this pair of seasoned entrepreneurs. We unpack the unique challenges and triumphs experienced at the helm of a business, highlighting how opposing skillsets can complement each other in the business world. Whether you're an aspiring entrepreneur, a current business owner, or simply intrigued by leadership, "CEO and The Founder" provides valuable lessons on effective partnership and strategic management. This podcast is a must-listen for anyone interested in entrepreneurship, business development, leadership dynamics, and the secrets behind successful business partnerships. Follow and subscribe to "CEO and The Founder" for your weekly dose of leadership insights and strategies that could redefine how you think about running and growing a business.
Fractional Ownership, Guaranteed Returns: The Investment Revolutionising the Market
Jul 11 2024
Fractional Ownership, Guaranteed Returns: The Investment Revolutionising the Market
Are you missing out on one of the best investment opportunities on the market? Lewis Hall and Christian Woolard have developed a truly unique hands-off investment product that could deliver returns of up to 60% - and you don't want to be the one who misses out.   This exclusive offering provides fractional ownership in brand new, modern apartments that are already leased for 25 years to a government-backed assisted living provider. With an entry point of just £16,000, investors can enjoy a 10% annual yield that rises with inflation, plus a guaranteed minimum 15% uplift when the properties are eventually sold to major pension funds and wealth management groups.   The level of legal and regulatory oversight, as well as the company's exclusive partnerships, make this a game-changing investment that you simply can't afford to pass up. Don't be the one who looks back with regret - get in on this exceptional opportunity before it's too late.   0:00 Intro 5:10 New investment product offering exclusive access to brand new apartments leased for 25 years. 10:58 Government-backed investment with potential for returns. 16:00 Investment opportunity with potential for high returns, but also risks involved. 19:58 Investing in assisted living properties with long-term contracts. 23:47 Investment opportunities with high returns.   For more information on the subjects covered in this podcast and to connect with Lewis and Christian, head to https://tinyurl.com/uniquepropertygroup now.   MORE ON CEO & THE FOUNDER:  This show is a powerful, real-world investment podcast brought to you by The Unique Property Group where your hosts, Lewis Hall and Christian Woollard, delve into the dynamic roles and collaborative synergy between CEOs and founders. Join us as we explore how distinct leadership styles, skills, and visions can work collaboratively to drive business growth and success. Each episode features insightful discussions with this pair of seasoned entrepreneurs. We unpack the unique challenges and triumphs experienced at the helm of a business, highlighting how opposing skillsets can complement each other in the business world. Whether you're an aspiring entrepreneur, a current business owner, or simply intrigued by leadership, "CEO and The Founder" provides valuable lessons on effective partnership and strategic management. This podcast is a must-listen for anyone interested in entrepreneurship, business development, leadership dynamics, and the secrets behind successful business partnerships. Follow and subscribe to "CEO and The Founder" for your weekly dose of leadership insights and strategies that could redefine how you think about running and growing a business.
Social Housing: The Risks and Challenges of Building Secure Investment Returns whilst Having a Positive Impact
Jul 3 2024
Social Housing: The Risks and Challenges of Building Secure Investment Returns whilst Having a Positive Impact
Have you ever wanted to invest in opportunities that make a positive impact, but also provide security and returns? Social housing investments do exactly that!   Lewis & Christian discuss why walking away from risky deals is always the right option and why in the process of developing their "fractional asset ownership" they've focused on ethical, client-centred growth.   You will also hear how their innovative assisted living product could offer fixed returns through ownership in properties supporting those in need. You'll also discover their creative process - from overcoming legal hurdles to stress testing with investors. Most exciting of all, learn how their unique approach aims to benefit people and portfolios alike.   0:00 Social housing investment strategies and risks. 4:29 Social housing providers and government contracts. 6:57 Social housing deals, risks, and tips. 11:54 Temporary solutions for homelessness & risks and challenges involved. 16:10 Creative investment strategies for social housing. 19:50 New property investment product with unique features.   For more information on the subjects covered in this podcast and to connect with Lewis and Christian, head to https://tinyurl.com/uniquepropertygroup now.    MORE ON CEO & THE FOUNDER:  This show is a powerful, real-world investment podcast brought to you by The Unique Property Group where your hosts, Lewis Hall and Christian Woollard, delve into the dynamic roles and collaborative synergy between CEOs and founders. Join us as we explore how distinct leadership styles, skills, and visions can work collaboratively to drive business growth and success. Each episode features insightful discussions with this pair of seasoned entrepreneurs. We unpack the unique challenges and triumphs experienced at the helm of a business, highlighting how opposing skillsets can complement each other in the business world. Whether you're an aspiring entrepreneur, a current business owner, or simply intrigued by leadership, "CEO and The Founder" provides valuable lessons on effective partnership and strategic management. This podcast is a must-listen for anyone interested in entrepreneurship, business development, leadership dynamics, and the secrets behind successful business partnerships. Follow and subscribe to "CEO and The Founder" for your weekly dose of leadership insights and strategies that could redefine how you think about running and growing a business.
Property Investment Strategies for New and Experienced Investors in Today's Market
Jun 26 2024
Property Investment Strategies for New and Experienced Investors in Today's Market
What property investment strategy is best suited for both new and experienced investors in today's market? While buy-to-let, BRR and Rent to Rent have long been popular options, they have their pros and cons.   If you are new to property investment, buy-to-let provides stable monthly income and a way to learn property management fundamentals. However, interest rate rises and ongoing maintenance needs add risk. More experienced property investors may find better returns from strategies like house flipping, which offer greater short-term gains but involve taking on larger project debt. Another option is property development, which can yield substantial profits but comes with significant planning challenges and costs.   The best strategy depends on your goals, cash flow needs and risk tolerance. With strategies like rent-to-rent, house splitting or commercial refurbishments be sure to carefully research and evaluate before committing your money to them.   0:00 Property investing strategies, including buy-to-let. 4:37 UK mortgage rates and their impact on investors. 8:26 Challenges of buy-to-let investing, including void periods, mortgage costs, and COVID-19.12:38 Adapting to changing property investment strategies. 15:45 HMOs pros and cons, higher rental income vs. tenant issues. 20:26 Strategies for managing properties in deprived areas. 23:18 Buy-to-let challenges and creative solutions. 25:32 Rent-to-rent strategies in the UK property market.29:32 Rent-to-rent model and its legalities. 32:17 Rent-to-rent and serviced accommodation models. 37:44 Lucrative serviced accommodation opportunities with risks. 40:03 Serviced accommodation investment pros and cons. 45:07 Inconsistency in property sourcing agents. 47:03 Refinancing and using property for equity release. 49:47 Buying properties below market value and risks. 56:28 Finding and renovating properties for profit. 58:26 Bridging loans for quick buy and refurbish rentals. 1:04:22 Pros and cons of bridging finance. 1:06:33 Property investing risks and variables. 1:10:40 BRR and house flipping strategies. 1:14:58 House flipping and importance of a strong team. 1:18:46 Lease extension and title splitting strategies. 1:24:17 Converting commercial properties to residential units. 1:28:23 Ground-up developments and working with local authorities.   For more information on the subjects covered in this podcast and to connect with Lewis and Christian, head to https://tinyurl.com/uniquepropertygroup now.    MORE ON CEO & THE FOUNDER:  This show is a powerful, real-world investment podcast brought to you by The Unique Property Group where your hosts, Lewis Hall and Christian Woollard, delve into the dynamic roles and collaborative synergy between CEOs and founders. Join us as we explore how distinct leadership styles, skills, and visions can work collaboratively to drive business growth and success. Each episode features insightful discussions with this pair of seasoned entrepreneurs. We unpack the unique challenges and triumphs experienced at the helm of a business, highlighting how opposing skillsets can complement each other in the business world. Whether you're an aspiring entrepreneur, a current business owner, or simply intrigued by leadership, "CEO and The Founder" provides valuable lessons on effective partnership and strategic management. This podcast is a must-listen for anyone interested in entrepreneurship, business development, leadership dynamics, and the secrets behind successful business partnerships. Follow and subscribe to "CEO and The Founder" for your weekly dose of leadership insights and strategies that could redefine how you think about running and growing a business.
The Truth About Property Training Courses: What You Need to Know Before Investing in Real Estate Education
Jun 19 2024
The Truth About Property Training Courses: What You Need to Know Before Investing in Real Estate Education
What are some important things to think about before taking a property training course? There are several things you need to carefully look into before spending a lot of money on property training.   It is important to know what you want to do with property investing and if the training will really help with that. You need to check how much experience the teacher has and if they have helped other people succeed. You also need to think about if you can learn the same things by researching on your own instead.   It is important to carefully check all the details about the course, teacher, and property business to help avoid problems and make a good choice.   For more information on the subjects covered in this podcast and to connect with Lewis and Christian, head to https://tinyurl.com/uniquepropertygroup now.   MORE ON CEO & THE FOUNDER:  This show is a powerful, real-world investment podcast brought to you by The Unique Property Group where your hosts, Lewis Hall and Christian Woollard, delve into the dynamic roles and collaborative synergy between CEOs and founders. Join us as we explore how distinct leadership styles, skills, and visions can work collaboratively to drive business growth and success. Each episode features insightful discussions with this pair of seasoned entrepreneurs. We unpack the unique challenges and triumphs experienced at the helm of a business, highlighting how opposing skillsets can complement each other in the business world. Whether you're an aspiring entrepreneur, a current business owner, or simply intrigued by leadership, "CEO and The Founder'' provides valuable lessons on effective partnership and strategic management. This podcast is a must-listen for anyone interested in entrepreneurship, business development, leadership dynamics, and the secrets behind successful business partnerships. Follow and subscribe to "CEO and The Founder" for your weekly dose of leadership insights and strategies that could redefine how you think about running and growing a business.
Overcoming Challenges when Growing a Business
Jun 12 2024
Overcoming Challenges when Growing a Business
How do you overcome past struggles when starting or running a business? You have to reflect on lessons learned from previous failures and hardships. You should draw on your experiences with other life challenges to develop strategies to avoid similar pitfalls in your new venture.   You can also draw on the resilience built up from overcoming obstacles in the past, which will help them withstand potential setbacks without giving up. In addition, facing struggles in prior businesses fosters important adaptability and open-mindedness when launching something new. It teaches entrepreneurs the importance of flexibility to pivot their business model if initial plans require adjustment.   You should also leverage networks of contacts and resources gained from operating ventures in the past. Finally, perseverance cultivated from enduring hardships will help founders continue moving their new business forward despite obstacles and uncertainties.   0:00 Entrepreneurship, failure, and success with a focus on overcoming challenges and perseverance. 6:15 COVID-19 impact, business survival, and personal loss. 10:42 Business challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic. 18:02 Entrepreneurship, business ownership, and overcoming challenges. 22:59 Adapting to change in business and managing stress. 28:19 Identifying and fixing financial leaks, recruitment, and adapting to market changes.   For more information on the subjects covered in this podcast and to connect with Lewis and Christian, head to https://tinyurl.com/uniquepropertygroup now.    MORE ON CEO & THE FOUNDER:  This show is a powerful, real-world investment podcast brought to you by The Unique Property Group where your hosts, Lewis Hall and Christian Woollard, delve into the dynamic roles and collaborative synergy between CEOs and founders. Join us as we explore how distinct leadership styles, skills, and visions can work collaboratively to drive business growth and success. Each episode features insightful discussions with this pair of seasoned entrepreneurs. We unpack the unique challenges and triumphs experienced at the helm of a business, highlighting how opposing skillsets can complement each other in the business world. Whether you're an aspiring entrepreneur, a current business owner, or simply intrigued by leadership, "CEO and The Founder" provides valuable lessons on effective partnership and strategic management. This podcast is a must-listen for anyone interested in entrepreneurship, business development, leadership dynamics, and the secrets behind successful business partnerships. Follow and subscribe to "CEO and The Founder" for your weekly dose of leadership insights and strategies that could redefine how you think about running and growing a business.
Why Focussing on the Client Experience is the Secret to Success
Jun 5 2024
Why Focussing on the Client Experience is the Secret to Success
Want to know the secrets to successful sales and business growth? Learn the proven steps and strategies that have helped Lewis Hall and Unique Property Group achieve multi-million pound success.   From following structured sales processes to taking customers on an engaging journey, hear how focusing on the client experience above all else leads to repeat business and referrals. Find out why networking effectively means targeting the right events and people, not just wasting time with competitors.   They give practical marketing advice for small businesses, including creative budget-friendly tactics on how to gain valuable knowledge from publications to impress investors and move your business forward.   This episode offers a goldmine of actionable strategies for structuring sales, nurturing relationships and driving sustainable growth.   For more information on the subjects covered in this podcast and to connect with Lewis and Christian, head to https://tinyurl.com/uniquepropertygroup now.    MORE ON CEO & THE FOUNDER:  This show is a powerful, real-world investment podcast brought to you by The Unique Property Group where your hosts, Lewis Hall and Christian Woollard, delve into the dynamic roles and collaborative synergy between CEOs and founders. Join us as we explore how distinct leadership styles, skills, and visions can work collaboratively to drive business growth and success. Each episode features insightful discussions with this pair of seasoned entrepreneurs. We unpack the unique challenges and triumphs experienced at the helm of a business, highlighting how opposing skillsets can complement each other in the business world. Whether you're an aspiring entrepreneur, a current business owner, or simply intrigued by leadership, "CEO and The Founder" provides valuable lessons on effective partnership and strategic management. This podcast is a must-listen for anyone interested in entrepreneurship, business development, leadership dynamics, and the secrets behind successful business partnerships. Follow and subscribe to "CEO and The Founder" for your weekly dose of leadership insights and strategies that could redefine how you think about running and growing a business.
How Hard Work Overcomes the Real Challenges of Business Success
May 29 2024
How Hard Work Overcomes the Real Challenges of Business Success
Running a business is tough, Lewis and Christian know this well. They face many challenges, like changing markets, finding good members of staff and managing their workforce.    Despite their success, people often judge them on social media for having nice things. But these critics forget the years of hard work, long nights, and sacrifices that made this success possible. Lewis and Christian want to share the real struggles they deal with every day. Their nice things are not just about wealth; they show the hard work and dedication they put into growing their business.    In this episode you will hear: Challenges of building businesses over many yearsDifficulties with recruitment and hiring the right staffCriticism of expensive training courses with little valueThe importance of adapting and continuous learningPlans to share business insights without any selling   For more information on the subjects covered in this podcast and to connect with Lewis and Christian, head to https://tinyurl.com/uniquepropertygroup now.    MORE ON CEO & THE FOUNDER:  This show is a powerful, real-world investment podcast brought to you by The Unique Property Group where your hosts, Lewis Hall and Christian Woollard, delve into the dynamic roles and collaborative synergy between CEOs and founders. Join us as we explore how distinct leadership styles, skills, and visions can work collaboratively to drive business growth and success. Each episode features insightful discussions with this pair of seasoned entrepreneurs. We unpack the unique challenges and triumphs experienced at the helm of a business, highlighting how opposing skillsets can complement each other in the business world. Whether you're an aspiring entrepreneur, a current business owner, or simply intrigued by leadership, "CEO and The Founder" provides valuable lessons on effective partnership and strategic management. This podcast is a must-listen for anyone interested in entrepreneurship, business development, leadership dynamics, and the secrets behind successful business partnerships. Follow and subscribe to "CEO and The Founder" for your weekly dose of leadership insights and strategies that could redefine how you think about running and growing a business.
From Mixing Mortar to Making Millions: The Story of Lewis and Christian
May 22 2024
From Mixing Mortar to Making Millions: The Story of Lewis and Christian
In a riveting CEO & The Founder, Lewis Hall and Christian Woollard from the Unique Property Investment Group reflect on the start of their illustrious careers and the hurdles they overcame.   They unveil the key moments that shaped their paths with candour and wisdom, from humble beginnings to industry titans.   Join them as they share tales of resilience, perseverance, and strategic moves. They inspire listeners to overcome obstacles and chart their own paths to success. This episode is a beacon of hope. It's for aspiring entrepreneurs navigating the unpredictable terrain of business.   In this episode you will hear:   Lewis's early departure from school and his journey into the workforceChristian's tenure in his father's company, culminating in his leadershipThe hurdles they encountered along the wayThe intriguing origin story behind the company's nameInsights from Lewis on the Rent to Rent strategy   For more information about Unique Property Investment Group head to https://theuniquepropertygroup.co.uk/   Welcome to CEO & The Founder, your go-to show for all things housing, and property investment, presented by Lewis Hall and Christian Woollard, the dynamic duo behind Unique Property Investment Group. In this podcast we explore the captivating world of property investment and development. With Lewis's visionary leadership and Christian's seasoned expertise, we delve into strategies for success in the ever-evolving property market.  Don't miss out on our candid conversations, where we debunk common misconceptions and offer invaluable lessons for aspiring entrepreneurs and seasoned professionals alike. Whether you're an investor seeking insights or an entrepreneur navigating property ownership, CEO & The Founder offers the knowledge, inspiration, and advice for success. Join us on this journey through housing and property investment.
What Makes A Good Property Investment?
May 15 2024
What Makes A Good Property Investment?
In this episode of CEO & The Founder, Lewis Hall and Christian Woollard share insights into their journey in property investment and they highlight the core components of what makes a smart property investment. They draw from their wealth of experience and dissect the complex parts that set a good property investment apart from ones that generate only medicore returns. From market trends to strategic acquisitions, they share the secrets behind their success.  Listen as Lewis and Christian explain the mysteries of property investment as they share the knowledge that helps them make smart and profitable choices in the world of real estate which is always changing. In this episode you will hear:   The ways in which you can dive into the property market through different investment strategies The differences between Rent to Rent and Owning Assets How to get a better return on your investment How to discover the right investment models for you For more information on the subjects covered in this podcast and to connect with Lewis and Christian, head to https://tinyurl.com/uniquepropertygroup now.  MORE ON CEO & THE FOUNDER:  This show is a powerful, real-world investment podcast brought to you by The Unique Property Group where your hosts, Lewis Hall and Christian Woollard, delve into the dynamic roles and collaborative synergy between CEOs and founders. Join us as we explore how distinct leadership styles, skills, and visions can work collaboratively to drive business growth and success. Each episode features insightful discussions with this pair of seasoned entrepreneurs. We unpack the unique challenges and triumphs experienced at the helm of a business, highlighting how opposing skillsets can complement each other in the business world. Whether you're an aspiring entrepreneur, a current business owner, or simply intrigued by leadership, "CEO and The Founder" provides valuable lessons on effective partnership and strategic management. This podcast is a must-listen for anyone interested in entrepreneurship, business development, leadership dynamics, and the secrets behind successful business partnerships. Follow and subscribe to "CEO and The Founder" for your weekly dose of leadership insights and strategies that could redefine how you think about running and growing a business.
How Do a Founder & CEO Work Together?
May 15 2024
How Do a Founder & CEO Work Together?
In this first episode of CEO & The Founder, Lewis Hall and Christian Woollard peel back the layers of collaboration between a CEO and a Founder. Dispelling myths, they unveil the dynamic interplay essential for success. Join them as they uncover Lewis's visionary restructuring of the business, you will hear Christian's key choice to join forces and join as CEO, as well as the pair revealing how the impact of an aligned CEO and Founder has resulted in Unique's meteoric rise to a multi-million-pound enterprise in twelve months. In this episode you will hear:  Lewis' drive for a CEO to assist in company restructuring Christian's decision to join the business The rapid transformation of Unique into a multi-million pound venture in twelve months For more information on the subjects covered in this podcast and to connect with Lewis and Christian, head to https://tinyurl.com/uniquepropertygroup now.  MORE ON CEO & THE FOUNDER:  This show is a powerful, real-world investment podcast brought to you by The Unique Property Group where your hosts, Lewis Hall and Christian Woollard, delve into the dynamic roles and collaborative synergy between CEOs and founders. Join us as we explore how distinct leadership styles, skills, and visions can work collaboratively to drive business growth and success. Each episode features insightful discussions with this pair of seasoned entrepreneurs. We unpack the unique challenges and triumphs experienced at the helm of a business, highlighting how opposing skillsets can complement each other in the business world. Whether you're an aspiring entrepreneur, a current business owner, or simply intrigued by leadership, "CEO and The Founder" provides valuable lessons on effective partnership and strategic management. This podcast is a must-listen for anyone interested in entrepreneurship, business development, leadership dynamics, and the secrets behind successful business partnerships. Follow and subscribe to "CEO and The Founder" for your weekly dose of leadership insights and strategies that could redefine how you think about running and growing a business
Welcome To CEO And The Founder
May 15 2024
Welcome To CEO And The Founder
Are you looking for raw, unfiltered insights into running a successful property investment business?    If so. you must listen to this introductory episode of CEO & The Founder from Unique Property Group Founder Lewis Hall and CEO Christian Woollard. Through decades of experience, they've built one of the largest property investment groups in the UK but in this newly launched podcast series, they pull back the curtain on what really goes into creating an organisation of significant scale. Tune in to hear their stories of overcoming challenges, developing investment products, and managing a large team.   Lewis and Christian aim to provide an authentic look behind the scenes so you can learn from their expertise - without paying thousands. So if you want to gain golden nuggets of knowledge on entrepreneurship, leadership and growing a business, don't miss their candid conversations.    For more information on the subjects covered in this podcast and to connect with Lewis and Christian, head to https://tinyurl.com/uniquepropertygroup now.  MORE ON CEO & THE FOUNDER:  This show is a powerful, real-world investment podcast brought to you by The Unique Property Group where your hosts, Lewis Hall and Christian Woollard, delve into the dynamic roles and collaborative synergy between CEOs and founders. Join us as we explore how distinct leadership styles, skills, and visions can work collaboratively to drive business growth and success.   Each episode features insightful discussions with this pair of seasoned entrepreneurs. We unpack the unique challenges and triumphs experienced at the helm of a business, highlighting how opposing skillsets can complement each other in the business world. Whether you're an aspiring entrepreneur, a current business owner, or simply intrigued by leadership, "CEO and The Founder" provides valuable lessons on effective partnership and strategic management.   This podcast is a must-listen for anyone interested in entrepreneurship, business development, leadership dynamics, and the secrets behind successful business partnerships.   Follow and subscribe to "CEO and The Founder" for your weekly dose of leadership insights and strategies that could redefine how you think about running and growing a business.