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Prosper and profit

Your journey to bringing your business vision to life. Sustainably, strategically and with financial reward and cashflow confidence every step of the way. 

You’e got goals, am I right?

If you’re anything like the incredible business owners, founders and entrepreneurs I talk to day in and out; you’re ambitious, driven and have a vision for your business and life.

While you know more is possible in your business, you’ve also realised that business is actually doing well already. A lot of what you see happening day to day in your business is the reality you once dreamed of.

The only thing missing? The true financial reward coming to you as the owner.

If you’re here because you’re tired of chasing more sales first in the hope that it will eventually pay you and you want to confidently manage the finances of your business, pay yourself a 6 figure salary and ensure you’re running a profitable healthy business, then you are in exactly the right place.

Is this you?
  • You sense you could be getting MORE from your business as it is right now. You want to be financially rewarded for taking the leap into business ownership and even though revenue has grown and business seems to be doing well from the outside, on the inside you’re not reaping the financial reward and your not paying yourself the salary you want to.
  • You’ve already considered a bunch of different ways to grow your business. Things like; buying another business, expanding your services, locations and team, hiring a Sales Coach or Marketing Agency and realised you were doing all of this in hope that you could eventually pay yourself more. You’ve come to the conclusion that you don’t want more expenses, more risk and more costly offerings, you want to pay yourself that dream salary from the business as it is and then look at growth through the lens of increased profitability.
  • You’ve had a chat with your Accountant hoping to get more insight around your business performance but the either weren’t able to help you or said “just keep doing what you’re doing” without any analysis or recommendations to improve financial or business performance. 
  • You’re a techincal expert at what you do – in health, beauty or professional services – but when it comes to the money side of things you don’t feel confident and don’t really know how to manage cash in the business or what benchmarks you could be working towards.
  • You’re really proud of what you’ve done in business to date but you’re not paying yourself anywhere near what you want to.
  • You’re willing to look at the combination of how you manage money within the business, business strategy and your mindset. 
  • Your business is turning over a minimum of $100k per year
  • You are ready to step up and become an empowered financial manager in your business so that you can get more out of the business and back to you as the reward for taking the leap into the entrepreneurial and business world and know that this means looking at what is happening head on – no more head in the sand here.

Your business is in one of the following categories.

  • Professional Services, Agency or Firm
  • Health, Beauty or Medispa
  • Online Service Provider, Coach or Digital Creator

If you’re experiencing any of these than first of all, know you’re in exactly the right place.

The good news? Things can be VERY different, in fact, you could paying yourself more than you are just 90 days from now with a clear plan to paying yourself a six figure salary in the next 12 months.

I know how to get your business humming along financially and I know exactly where to focus to have more of that reward coming to you.

After coaching business owners for years I noticed something. Every one was in the constant chase of more sales. More clients, more customers, more revenue, more locations, more, more, more. With the ultimate goal of eventually getting to the place where they’d hit their “pay day” and would have made it.

As I dug deeper with the owners the same theme kept emerging. They often were chasing the bigger business because they thought that was the way to paying themselves more and eventually getting their business to a healthy profit. Yes they had a vision in mind and often they saw their brand growing and expanding but what they wanted more than growth in the shorter term was cash in the bank and financial reward.

Hm, interesting. A hamster wheel emerged, chasing more revenue, by spending more on agencies, fit outs, team, ads and campaigns and while noting that revenue  was growing SO WERE EXPENSES – often just as fast if not faster than the revenue. Meaning they were less profitable, cutting back on paying themselves and more stressed than ever. It led to a constant cycle of taking on more and more, working harder and harder, putting more at risk because business owners have been convinced that the way to get more financial reward from the business is to grow sales and eventually some profit will be “left over”. 

When I discovered Profit First. I was in a similar cycle too. I implemented the Profit First framework in my business and I started paying myself more, consistently, not to mention the quarterly profit payouts.

Profit First flips how you think about your business, changes your behaviour and ensures you prioritise getting cash, profit and financial reward out of your business NOW and being financially rewarded every step of the way. We focus on getting your financial reward, profit, money confidence and the habits needed for this now and then we can focus on profitable growth. 

When you bring the framework of Profit First alongside business strategy and mindset coaching, you as the business owner transform while the financial picture of your business is transforming. From there so much insight and clarity is gained and recommendations to improve your business performance, get more financial reward and grow profitably become easier to work on. 

 

Most Business owners think that paying themselves more and running a profitable business is hard to achieve

It looks a little something like this….

Expensive marketing campaigns and agencies

Constantly working harder with more clients/patients and more hours

Planning to expand the business sooner hoping profitability comes later

OR

More time, a few more weeks, a few more months scraping by thinking time will change things

I’m here to tell you that you DON’T need any of this to pay yourself more now and to prosper and profit in business.

What if I told you:

You don’t need to grow first to see more financial reward.

You don’t need to keep extending your opening hours just to “see one more client”

You can make smart, informed decisions and investments in your business that drive key metrics that improve profitability.

You can pay yourself a 6 figure salary from your business, as it is today (and that’s before we’ve even spoken about the profit reserve you’ll be building up).

You get to put more in your pocket as a business owner without having to sell more (which just means delivering more and more and more hours on your plate). 

Imagine paying yourself more now, no more sleepless nights worrying about your tax bill. No more leaning on your credit card to cover the shortfalls or dipping into money you’d set aside for a holiday.

Let’s improve the financial position of your business now, increase profit margins now, have you paying yourself consistently NOW. Your money confidence grows and the financial reward is baked into the business right now. AND it stays with you as the business grows.

How do we do this? The Prosper and Profit Method

this method is your journey inside

Prosper and profit

A four month private consulting and coaching journey to assess and improve the financial health of your business, plan and start your path to a six figure salary and make your first profit distribution at the end of this quarter.

Imagine having an exact picture of how your business is performing and a plan to optimise, pay yourself a six figure salary AND ensure the ongoing profitability of your business.

Imagine funding that new car you want to upgrade to, the deposit for that investment property that you’ve wanted to buy or that overseas family holiday, pool or moving into a bigger home because you’re business is finally paying you a healthy and consistent salary.

Imagine no longer stressing about money in the business, letting go of the constant need to hustle and grow your business with that prayer for “one day” and instead be paying yourself a $100k salary from the business you have right now. 

Imagine having recommendations tailored to the vision you hold and the expertise and support to help you implement these in your business every step of the way.  

This is not your average ‘Business Coaching Program’

In fact it’s unlike any courses or programs you’ve taken before as this is NOT a coaching program but you working with a consultant implementing a framework and gaining analysis, insight and performance improvement recommendations as a result for your unique business.

1. This is the ONLY financial program you will need to take to confidently manage your business finances going forward

2. There is no fluff and I don’t rely on you to come up with the answers. This is an educational and consulting program where you are taken through a proven process that works.

3. This is not an off-the-shelf-one-size-fits-all program. While there is a proven process we walk through, the details of how this looks is completely tailored to your goals and vision which we establish at the beginning of our work together.

4. You won’t be left wondering what to do and this program blends consulting with coaching, I do a full analysis of your business using your financials and provide a report to you (and walk you through it in every day language) and we use this as a basis to create more financial reward in YOUR business – not another business that is nothing like yours. 

Here’s a look at how we move through the Framework

    1. Visioneering

    Clarifying the end state vision of your business and lifestyle and then reverse engineering what is required to create this.

    2. Goal Setting

    Based on the ultimate vision and your shorter term personal and business needs, we develop short and medium term goals that form the basis of the continuing work together, making sure everything has your goals and your business in mind.

    3. Financial Health Assessment

    This is a done for you analysis that provides crystal clear clarity on what is happening to the money in your business and the overall financial performance (Current State) as well as the ultimate destination of your financially healthy business (Future State). You are provided with a detailed report and a full session is dedicated to going over this so you have a complete understanding of the financial health of your business.

    4. Bridge the Gap Plan

    This is a series of recommendations provided in your report that are compiled as a result of your financial health assessment, your ultimate vision and goals and best practice in your business. These recommendations are all about creatine more financial reward in your business, driving improved business performance and achieving your goals.

    5. Savvy Cash Flow Process -Implementing Profit First

    Whether you’ve heard of Profit First or not, this is where we implement the cashflow process for you to simply manage your business finances in 30 minutes a week. I guide you through the implementation, provide tools and calculators and set the process for you to confidently and successfully have a simple cashflow process (Profit First) set up in your business. 

    This is where we get to work on driving more financial reward from your business and improving performance in your business – improved financial performance is completely intertwined with improved business performance. This is where we work through the recommendations that came out of your Bridge The Gap Plan. 

    Common areas of work are:

     

    6. Expense Review

    7. Pricing and Service Delivery Standards

    8. Time and Team

    9. Debt Crushing Plan 

    10. Setting Your Financial Plan

    Together we plan out key financial areas of your business and allocate budgets to categories so you can confidently make decisions and know everything is covered from your salary, predictable profits and funding growth acquisitions and strategies such as expansions, marketing campaigns, hiring key personnel and other requirements tailored to you and your business. 

    11. Profitable Growth

    Your business is now set up to plan for profitable growth. Together we will strategise, plan and allocate funding for growth plans! This is the fun cream on top knowing that your business is already financially healthy, paying you your dream salary and profitable and you’re confidently managing the cashflows. Here we supercharge this and get to work on creating the ultimate vision you have for your business.

    hOW IT WORKS

    We kick off with Phase One in the first month which includes a deep dive into your business, a clear picture of the exact financial health of your business and a completely individualised set of recommendations to improve the financial health and business performance. These form the plan for us to work on in phase 2 and you will have completely implemented the Profit First process in your business by the end of this phase to confidently and simply manage cash in your business.

     

    Phase One includes:
    • 3x 60 minute one-on-one sessions
    • A dedicated visioning and goal setting session so we are crystal clear on the ultimate destination we are moving your business to, ensuring that all plans and recommendations are tailored back to your short, medium and long term goals
    • A complete detailed Business Health Assessment giving you an understanding of your current financial health and profit status with a plan to move you to best practice performance. You will be walked through this in detail, ensuring you understand what this means in your business.
    • Full implementation of Profit First in your business so that you are immediately on the path to increase profitability and paying yourself consistently AND giving you a simple cashflow management process so you feel calm and in control of the money flowing in and out of your business
    • Tailored to you recommendations that form the basis of Phase Two, that we will work on together, to improve your profitability and financial performance, to create efficiencies and continously improve your business operational performance and that move you towards the vision you clarified and your longer term business goals
    • Office hours support in a dedicated project management app

    We then move into phase two which includes development of business strategy and implentation of your unique to you plan, to improve your business financial performance. These sessions also include mindset coaching to breakthrough any blocks that come up as you execute on your plan, improve your business performance and increase your salary. 

    Phase Two includes:
    • 6 x 60 minute one-on-one sessions
    • Usually we can work on 3-4 focus areas over the course of the three months in phase two. These will come from the recommendations made as a result of your Financial Health Assessment and together we will prioritise these and agree the focus areas. Common areas of focus and work together are:
      • Expense and Return on Investment Review to ensure every dollar of spend in the business is being effectively used
      • Time and Team Review to ensure time is being spent most effectively and to free up bottlenecks in the business
      • Profitable Strategies to Increase Capacity to grow revenue and profit without putting in more hours/team
      • Pricing Strategy and Review
      • Growth strategies to bring your vision to life
      • Planning and funding big expenses, acqusitions and expansion or growth plans
      • Reducing volatility of large contract or lumpy payments
      • Debt Reduction Strategies
      • 6 or 12 month budget to guide decision making and resource allocation
    • Provision of tailored to you tools and resources as needed
    • Office hours support to ask questions, share your wins and celebrate and continue to move through blocks as needed

      

    Imagine having an exact picture of how your business is performing and a plan to optimise, pay yourself a six figure salary AND ensure the ongoing profitability of your business.

    Imagine funding that new car you want to upgrade to, the deposit for that investment property that you’ve wanted to buy or that overseas family holiday, pool or moving into a bigger home because you’re business is finally paying you a healthy and consistent salary.

    Imagine no longer stressing about money in the business, letting go of the constant need to hustle and grow your business with that prayer for “one day” and instead be paying yourself a $100k salary from the business you have right now. 

    Imagine having recommendations tailored to the vision you hold and the expertise and support to help you implement these in your business every step of the way.  

    Something I hear in so many of the conversations I have with business owners is “the money side of things is stressful, overwhelming and just feels hard”. I get it! And this is what I say in these conversations, you are a technical expert in what you do, providing exceptional results and experiences for your clients in the salon, clinic or office. It’s nothing to be ashamed of or embarrassed about. Just in the same way you learnt that skillset, you can learn the business and money side of things too. One of the key parts of my role is to empower you and to grow your confidence with the money side of business. 

    I know you can do this, it just takes being guided, a safe space and someone who can walk you through the process every step of the way as a partner with you in your business. That’s what I do too. I pride myself on turning what can be complex and confusing into a simple process and being there to answer any and all of your questions every step of the way. I’ve worked with business owners who have ignored the money side of things for years or who have found it stressful and confusing who have said “You make this so easy”.

    Understanding the money side of business is key to you reaping more financial rewards, funding your growth plans and ultimately creating your vision. If you feel like any of this is speaking to you and deep down you know “it’s time” then you are exactly where you need to be. 

     

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