Since 1998, Robert Deignan has established himself in the business world as a successful entrepreneur. He has managed various businesses as a co-founder, CEO, and vice president. He is currently the CEO of Advanced Tech Support (ATS) Digital Services, LLC, a company he co-founded in 2011.
Robert was born in Fort Lauderdale, FL, and studied at St. Thomas Aquinas High School. He enrolled for a degree in business management in Purdue University in 1992, which was fully sponsored by a football scholarship. In 1995, he graduated with Bachelor of Science in Business Management, with specialization in Organizational Leadership. Before venturing into business, he played briefly for New York Jets and Miami Dolphins.
His first business venture was in 1998, when he co-founded a company called Fanlink, Inc. the company was based in Robert’s home region of Fort Lauderdale, and he ran it until 2001. He then ran the iS3 company as an executive vice president from June 2002 till June 2011.
The most successful entrepreneurial venture of Robert Deignan is the ATS Digital Services, LLC. As the company’s CEO, he has helped steer ATS into a reputable digital company for high-end services. But how does he manage his personal life and still realize entrepreneurial success? He shares some of his tips below.
For productivity, Robert starts off his days by physical exercise from 5:15 AM. Unlike business owners who get so involved in their businesses to an overwhelming point, Robert usually help prepare breakfast and get his son to school. His working time often begin at 8 AM, with finishing the previous day’s tasks, analyzing his business’ data, and responding to emails.
Like most entrepreneurs, Robert gets his business ideas when disconnected from electronics like computers; it can be outdoors, travelling, during a trip, or while enjoying nature. His basic act is usually to record his ideas on a spreadsheet and research on it if it is promising.
The most essential habit that increases his productivity is analyzation of numbers. He believes sound decisions in any organization originate from wise analysis of numbers. Besides, one has to fully maximize on their revenue within time frameworks.
Ultimately, recording ideas in a spreadsheet, hiring the right employees, and taking brief breaks from using electronic devices are among the ingredients of good business leadership.