How I Succeeded: Cover Genius’ Angus McDonald

How I Succeeded is a regular series on Lifehacker where we ask business leaders for the secrets and tactics behind their success. Today: Angus McDonald, CEO and Co-founder at Cover Genius.

Current gig: CEO and Co-founder at Cover Genius

Location: Sydney, Australia

Current mobile device:
iPhone 8plus

Current computer:
MacBook Pro

One word that best describes how you work:

What apps/software/tools can’t you live without?

G-Suite, Lattice,

What social network do you find most useful?


What were the most important lessons you learned while growing your business?

Building a team to complement your skills

What has been the most surprising part of your business journey?

How many people are excited about what we do

What everyday thing are you better at than anyone else?

Sleeping in economy class on long-haul flights

What’s your sleep routine like?

8 hours a night

>What advice would you offer to other businesses on how to succeed?

Think and be global from the start


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