Aged 18 and drafted pick 14 into the AFL by the Adelaide Crows, Fergus Watts had the footy world at his feet. Fast forward four years and Watts had just been delisted by St Kilda after a short lived career plagued by injury and a self-confessed lack of talent.
Venturing into real life adulthood at 23, Watts worked at a brand communications agency, and quickly realised there was a gap in the market for a group of complementary agencies that operated alongside a centralised business unit who took care of the administration side of things, allowing creatives and account managers to do what they do best, so Watts started Bastion Collective.
A few great quotes from Fergus Watts interview with Boss Hunting
"Failure is okay and it does happen time and time again. But it’s about being able to adapt from that and keep moving forward."
"Believe you can achieve anything. When you do something and make a mistake that doesn’t mean you are not good enough, it simply means you did not get that one right. Don’t lose who you are. Believe you are unstoppable and you will be."
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