Social Media Platforms Are Out to Get Your Money!

The other day, I was on Instagram and an entrepreneur made this comment on my page:   “It’s a rough road being an entrepreneur with business and financial challenges that come along the way; and with social media outlets closing their doors by changing algorithm systems and making money from small business owners.” I see similarContinue reading “Social Media Platforms Are Out to Get Your Money!”

Are You Tough Enough For Success?

An acquaintance of mine called me to say that she was giving up her business and going back to being an employee. I asked her whether she was just taking a break from her business, and is she was going to pick it up at later date. She said ‘No’, that she was tired ofContinue reading “Are You Tough Enough For Success?”

10 Biggest Business Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make

In my 7+ years of helping people get more customers and increase sales in their business, I’ve seen the same handful of mistakes occur over and over again. In fact, if you can just avoid making the following mistakes, I suspect you will have no trouble reaching your business growth goals. Here they are: 1) NotContinue reading “10 Biggest Business Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make”

High Sacrifice for High Rewards

Being an entrepreneur is not a walk in the park. The spoils (success) of entrepreneurship is not to those who are the brightest, the most creative or who create the best content; rather, it is to those who are the most consistent and have staying power. I’ve learnt that for your business to be successfulContinue reading “High Sacrifice for High Rewards”

Talk Less, Listen More

When selling your products to potential customers it’s tempting to over-share about your products – why it’s the best thing ever, how wonderful the features are – all singing and dancing; and this over-explaining continues with the price of your product.   You talk so much that you don’t allow the potential customer to speakContinue reading “Talk Less, Listen More”

Get Rich Quick Scheme? You Wish!

Don’t let anyone deceive you into believing that once you have a business you can get rich quickly, because if that’s your goal you’re setting yourself up to fail before you’ve even began. To build a successful business you MUST put in the work, you’ve got to GRIND, do your RESEARCH, TEST your market, takeContinue reading “Get Rich Quick Scheme? You Wish!”

Develop Your Originality

It’s easy to copy successful businesses and provide exactly the same products and services; I see it a lot in my business. The excuse given is why reinvent something that’s already successful, right?   I agree.  But there’s a uniqueness about every successful business, something that they’ve done, a twist about their product, service, business modelContinue reading “Develop Your Originality”

Integrity or Profit?

  Sir James Dyson, the billionaire founder of the Dyson products has recently been in the news about a business decision he has made which may have consequences on his reputation. For those who don’t know, in 2016 there was a referendum put to us in the UK asking whether we wanted to leave orContinue reading “Integrity or Profit?”

Lessons Learned with Hindsight

  I love working with new entrepreneurs, there’s a fresh passion, determination and optimism that their business will succeed no matter what. My role as a coach is make sure that bubbling positive energy isn’t extinguished by ensuring they’re prepared for the challenges along the way; and that they not only have the necessary toolsContinue reading “Lessons Learned with Hindsight”