QFF 20+ years in the petroleum industry, rising to CEO of Bennett’s Petroleum in 2002, now helping small-medium business owners to be aware of their energy levels to effectively lead a team of employees daily. (Troy Bennett)

australia energy podcast qff tasmania Mar 10, 2023

In this episode, Michael interviews Troy Bennett, CEO of Bennett’s Petroleum. He’s based in Hobart, Australia. Troy covers a wide variety of roles regarding business activities such as; human resources, marketing, property development, retail development, and contracts. After running through different roles within the company, he took the mantle of CEO in May 2002.

Troy is an advocate for energy awareness; back in the day when he was trying to make it to the Olympics in the 80s and 90s, it was important that he’d monitor his energy output on a daily basis in order to be as effective as he can be. Just like in sports, managing your energy output correlates with business, business owners should also monitor their energy outputs to avoid burning out, taking regular breaks after a period of time working aggressively to be as effective as they can be.

According to Troy, having an energy calendar is extremely useful for knowing what days you should go out there to work with maximum effort and for days you shouldn’t. Heavily leveling up the quality of your decision-making as you know when to make one.

This Cast Covers:

  • Being aware of your levels of energy.
  • Monitoring your emotions and your physical quality.
  • The importance of timely decision-making.
  • Taking care of your physical and mental health to avoid burning out.
  • Using your energy to be forceful to get your point across.
  • Carefully managing your workload.
  • Getting enough sleep, and getting the right nutrition.


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“First, you have to be very aware, very aware of your emotions and your physical being on a daily basis.” — Troy Bennett.

“You're only as good as your decision-making.” — Troy Bennett.

“They want to know that you're actually in control.” — Troy Bennett.

“When you lose control, you lose context.” — Troy Bennett.

“Depending on what decade of life you're in, you need to make sure that you're moving appropriately for the decade you're in.” — Troy Bennett.



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