Podcast: Ep#61 “The Best Form Of Attack Is Defence, Both On The Rugby Field And For Protecting Your Gutters.”- Chris Mckenna – Gutter Knight Franchisee Brisbane

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Today on Eden Exchanges we spoke to Chris Mckenna. Australian NRL Rugby great and Gutter Knight franchisee in Brisbane. According to Chris, the best form of attack is defence, both on the rugby field and for protecting your gutters. Chris describes his franchise story and how his life has changed since buying a Gutter Knight franchise. He described his journey from professional sport, to a range of careers to finally finding the right business opportunity with a Gutter Knight franchise. Listen out for insights into the business, what makes Gutter Knight such a winning franchise and how you can achieve your goal of being your own boss and growing your own business.


Chris Mckenna- Gutter Knight Franchisee – Brisbane


Discussion Points:

  • Background
    Chris’ Background as a NRL player for Australian and the United Kingdom.
  • Getting Back into form
    Facing the reality of a career change and trying to make his way as a consulting coach and developer for NRL.
  • Discovering Gutter Knight
    Chris’s introduction to the Gutter Knight franchise.
  • Decisions decisions
    Living pay to pay or making a change to put money in the bank.
  • Becoming a business man
    How Chris tackled his new business role and adapted to being a franchisee
  • My life now
    Chris describes his life now compared to his life before.
  • Why Gutter Knight?
    Why become a franchisee, the benefits and trusting the brand and the team.
  • The Gutter Knight business model
    How Gutter Knight delivers cost effective product & superior service with out passing on the cost.
  • Gutter Knight’s point of difference
    How Gutter Guard franchises differ from other Gutter Franchises.
  • The day in the life
    What’s involved in the typical day of a Gutter Knight franchisee. Chris maps out his day to day.
  • The ideal Gutter Knight Franchisee
    Chris describes who he believes would best suit a Gutterknight Franchise.
  • Getting In Touch
    How to make contact with the Gutterknight team and how best to enquire.

Useful Links:

Gutter Knight: Website/ Facebook/ linkedin/

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About Gutter Knight

Looking for a very simple business that earns exceptional income that can be run under management or done by yourself – supply and installing gutter guard?  Gutterknight is an Australian owned and run business based in Brisbane with owner operators around Australia who provide high quality, value for money gutter protection available for residential through to commercial applications. All products are Australian made / product of Australia and pass through many strict Quality Control processes to ensure the highest quality material available. From start to finish you can expect first class service. The actual business owner will personally meet you onsite, on time, and will listen to what you require. They will answer any questions that you may have about the process and will suggest some options and ideas to assist you in making your decision for your individual circumstances. You can be assured you will be offered ‘real personalised advice’ that is right for you.. Unlike other companies, Gutter Knight not only guarantees its product but also importantly our workmanship. We will clean up the site so well that the only way you will know we have been there is from your leaf free gutters and added value to your home.