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My Superhero: What My Mentor Taught Me About Business

I have been thinking about my mum, Mary, a lot lately. Thankfully, she is still alive at 81 and, even though ageing and more fragile, she has still retained a sharp, focused mind and sense of humour.

Until she retired, mum was a successful businesswoman – quick with numbers, stylish, kind, a fabulous cook, a generous loving mother to four children and she had an innate talent for entertaining people and building relationships.

Growing up, I used to think she was a Superwoman, especially watching her juggle family and business. One thing I know for sure is she is definitely my hero.

Here’s what she taught me about business and life. You can read about the key lessons here.

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The ONE THING That Helped Me Grow My Business By 16X

“My mentor said, ‘Let’s go do it’, not ‘You go do it’. How powerful when someone says, ‘Let’s!'” — Jim Rohn

Most business owners feel they have to figure things out on their own.

Imagine what it would be like if you had access to a leading expert and leader, who you could contact to ask for advice. Especially when you feel overwhelmed with choices and need to make sound business decisions faster.

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The Biggest Problem Most Small-Business Owners Face

Can you guess what it is? Before I answer, I have a few questions for you to consider…

Do you own a business and are you looking for ways to increase your sales and scale, so that you can grow fast and the business can, ultimately, run without you?​

Do you feel like you can’t work any harder – you’re burnt out and overwhelmed and doing too much just to keep your business operating?

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Three Things To NEVER Do When Filling And Running An Event or Seminar!

There’s a lot going on and loads of responsibility, so how do you avoid the common mistakes event-organisers so often make? Several mentoring clients let me in on their top-learning experiences.
Never expect friends and family to refer people.
Often, clients have relied on friends and family to assist them in filling their events. Friends and family are well-intentioned, of course, and yet, your best bet is to develop a well-structured referral programme where you offer both training and incentives.

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