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Starting A Business FAQ's

Yes, anyone can. It’s a common misconception that you need an MBA or some sort of previous business experience. That is not the case.

You only need to be able to read and write and have determination to see it through. We’ll help you develop the other skills you need. With the right training it is now quite easy to set up your own business.

The emergence of Covid-19 has certainly changed the business environment globally. There are industries that are dying and there are many more that are thriving.

All this means is that there are new rules to business. Once you learn them and apply them then there is nothing that you cannot achieve.

To be successful in any business means you must accept change and you must turn your business to suit the new environment. The businesses that do this, not only survive but they generally are the winners and the new big names for the coming decade. So there is nothing standing in your way. If you are not sure about the new business rules, shoot us a line and we’ll be happy to have a chat with you.

No, you don’t. In our Fast Track Programme we will help you discover the perfect business idea for you. Some people come with no ideas, some come with one idea and others have several that they are exploring. Regardless of your circumstances there is a place for you here.

Well no money will be difficult. It is better to have some money to get you going. You will need to invest in yourself, some training, some business tools at the very least. With today’s technology this has been made very easy. You need significantly less money than you would have 10 years ago. We’ve seen some people get going with only £500 to invest. Others have had significantly more.

That is up to you and the effort you put in and the type of business you want to start. We are able to give you all the tools and skills you need to run the business. It is up to you to apply them. We have seen people starting to turn a profit in their first month. We’ve seen others take significantly longer.

Our experience is that this is not likely. Typical average earning we see are 50 – 400k in the first year. We have seen people reach more than a million in their first year, but this is not typical.

There is never a bad time to start a business. Even in a recession there are still many businesses making huge profits. Its very important to evaluate your idea against the current market conditions and make sure that you start a business where there is likely to be demand. We cover this extensively in our Fast Track Programme.

Yes of course you can. Many people at the early stage do this. While it will take you longer to get going due to having less time to invest, you can take your time as you know that your basic expenses will be met.

This is up to you. Our Fast Track Programme is designed to help you set  up your business in 30 days or less.

No you don’t. Learning the skills of sales and marketing will be a core skill for you to learn.  Luckily these are skills that can be taught. We cover them extensively in the Fast Track Programme.

It is an online training programme designed and delivered by us that teaches you how to start your own business in 30 days or less.

The best way is to sign up for our free Masterclass where we will teach you the 3 biggest secrets you need to know to be successful in your business. We’ll also tell you more about the programme.

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About Helen Roberts

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CEO of CPG Executive Consulting Ltd

Helen is passionate about helping people play full out to become the best they can be, doing what they love. She spent the last decade studying and observing the psychology of influence & interviewing 1000’s of successful business owners to understand human behaviour & how it relates to creating success across business & personal transformation.

Helen is an entrepreneur in her own right and has built & invested in multiple successful businesses across a variety of industries. She has addressed and worked with all levels of business including corporate entities, small & medium sized enterprises & Start Ups.

A business expansion strategist with a 20 year track record of success, Helen has coached, mentored trained & supported 15,000+ people across all industries on 4 continents. Her expertise is in; leadership & peak performance, business  start up & scale-ups, sales & marketing strategies.

Helen has co-created 300+ training programmes on and offline across all core aspects of growing a business. She has spoken at industry specific events & worldwide conferences working with many leading organisations.

Helen knows how to get people authentically engaged to maximise their game in life & business.

Helen followed her own passions, and built her business on that foundation. In just over twelve months after starting her business, she had made one million pounds, and then went on to grow from strength to strength. Since then, she has assisted many of the world’s leading investment banks, and other Fortune 500 companies, and has coached, mentored, trained and supported thousands of people in SME’s across the globe.

About Ray Lavery

COO of CPG Executive Consulting Ltd

Having started her first business at 16 and now with over 25 years experience in senior leadership and director positions. Ray has also started and grown several businesses to multiple 6 and 7 figure heights. Ray has helped thousands of businesses scale to the heights they wanted. 

Ray loves to train and guide budding entrepreneurs and has a passion for getting the best out of people. Ray has co-built several large business support programmes for startup across the UK that have helped over 15 thousand people start and grow their own business. 

Ray has extensive experience across the SME sector and has a particular passion for food and services related businesses, though has helped people start and grow their own business across all industies, nationally and internationally. 

Ray has extensive skills in strategy, sales, marketing, leadership and process development and technology. Ray loves to work closely with business owners to help them get the results they want and build the lives they have dreamed of.  

Ray is friendly, enthusiastic and passionate about business and enjoys being around other entrepreneurs and business owners who love to create and live every day to its fullest. Ray currently lives in London but spends a lot of time in Ireland with her family.