The other day I was invited for an interview at NTV AM Live, one of the leading media channels in East Africa, and The Interviewer, Ken Mijungu remarked, you sound like you have this money thing down, Frida and I laughed because I remembered how I have been on a journey to ensure my company makes a profit for a couple of years now!You see, for a long time, we made money from corporate training which was great but a little like having a business and side hustle. We had a few contracts that were sufficient to meet our obligations. The money was great but my purpose and passion is supporting people to create a life and work they love by turning their passion into profit. The problem was the people I served were not always able to pay or so I thought. During the last couple of years, I have been on a path to discover why small businesses are often cash strapped including myself.
It has been a time of discovery, prayer and learning. I stepped back to really find out what was going on and I discovered we were cash strapped because of:
And this is how the 5 Step Profit Formula (5SPF) came about. it is designed to activate our profit and yours. Join the Founders Conversation on December 21st, 2018 for an opportunity to discover how you too can ACTIVATE YOUR PROFIT IN 2019. You will listen to some case studies and make an informed decision to activate your 2019 profit. You also get a chance to see how the 5SPF works. I still have a few Barclays Bank scholarship for 3 months to help you ACTIVATE YOUR PROFIT in 2019 and Beyond and it might just be your lucky day!
Join the conversation on Friday 21st December at Barclays Bank Premier Center and Activate your 2019 Profit!
EVENT IS FREE BUT REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED VIA THIS LINK.
Join me and let us ACTIVATE 2019 PROFIT NOW!
When growing up there was a song…. “do you remember…. 21st of September” …. ok it depends when you grew up. And by the way that 21st is what I heard, not sure if it is what they sang!
It doesn’t matter where I am in the world or what is going on around me, every time we get to September, I set an intention to have a memorable month. Actually I set an intention for every month. It helps me set a focus for the organization, our communities and my life. So what needs to happen for you to make September 2018 a memorable month?
Here at PassionProfit we have been working hard to leverage technology to reach more people at the same time in less time and we are set for a memorable month as we serve you and others across the globe to create a life and work that you absolutely love and enjoy.
Technology is a non negotiable for any Founder who wants to enjoy his or her business as well as life. Founders can now join us online at 8:30am every Thursday at Founders Day for insights and strategies to create a life and work they love and enjoy from anywhere in the world. I too can join in from anywhere in the world saving us on traveling costs, considering how traffic can be in Kenya. It also saves you time because you can log in from anywhere, it is free for you as there is no meeting fees. Just a small investment to have wi-fi on your device and you can sit in a restaurant for an hour and plug on your earphones and join in.
How will September be memorable for you? Please share and do not forget to join us at Founders Day, sign up here. This month its all about Money Making Dynamics, join in and discover what could be sabotaging your financial dreams and what you need for financial success!
To a Memorable September
Being a Founder has its share of challenges and celebrations and you have no business walking alone, that is why we started Founders Day, a day where you can join a conversation with other Founders for insights and strategies to create the life and work you absolutely enjoy!
Listen in to Founders Day – August 30th, 2018 for 10 REASONS WHY YOU NEED PARTNERSHIPS. (NB: This is a full recording of Founders Day Live at our office, be patient with us as we straighten the kinks!)
A partner is a friend, family member, colleague or peer who is willing to support your dream no strings attached. O yeah there is that partner investor type person, but as a Founder we invite you to open your mind and think out of the box and enjoy creating a life and work you enjoy. When we talk about WORK at PassionProfit it is whatever you do to generate an income to fund the lifestyle you enjoy.
Have fun and remember to join us on Thursdays at 8:30am-9:30am EAT from the comfort of your device! EVENT IS FREE AND YOU CAN REGISTER HERE
We are privileged to partner with Barclays Bank Business Club to provide mentoring and coaching services to their members. How timely that it came in our month of Profitable Partnerships.
As a Founder walking with others is not an option if you desire MEGA success. Walking with the “right” others can catapult you into your dreams and desires faster and more comfortably.
A partner is someone or an institution that shares your values and complements your mission. Partnerships are very much like marriages where one articulates what they are looking for to support their success and aligns with another who has complementing qualities.
As an organization that seeks to provide access to capital to its community, we partner with financial institutions that are able to complete that piece of the puzzle on our behalf and we are able to provide capacity building for their communities and thus profitable partnerships are formed.
To be a profitable partner, you need to articulate your vision, values and mission so that you can find people and institutions that complement yours. Manage your expectations by expressing what you want and ask questions instead of making assumptions. Consistent communication is critical for the success of any partnership.
Willingness to adapt and adjust as the two partners get to know each other and experience working together is also crucial. Both parties should be willing to make it work for the partnership to work. No part should bully another because of resources or size as each party is important in the success of the entire partnership and delivery of services.
Perfect partners do not exist, perfect conditions exist for a limited time in which partnerships express themselves best. — Wayne Rooney
When I speak on networking, one question I am always asked is “when will I get results?”
I find it an interesting question because the answer can be determined by various factors controlled by YOU! Here are some…
Networking is a process and its activities should be part of your daily routine because your actions will determine your results. When you put in 50% effort and 50% excuses, do not expect a 100% results. Networking success is dependent on you!
To your success and for God’s glory!
Even though I have not heard of any success stories of elevator pitching, I agree there is no harm in having a succinct message for when an opportunity arises.
In Nairobi, the elevators I get into are normally so crowded, that I can’t even imagine pitching to someone in one. Anyway, there are some key pointers on how to pitch so that it is not only natural but also appealing to the person you are pitching to.
This Saturday at Thrive November Edition, I will be speaking on How to Pitch for Profit. What are the main considerations – the Place, the Person, the Purpose, the Pitch and then the Profit. Join me and the Trailblazers Chapter of Profit Network as we share on this very important topic.
See flier below for details or contact us directly.
You can exhibit your products or services too. Join us for an engaging and enlightening time on Saturday 5th, November 2016 at 9am at the Hotel Intercontinental, Nairobi.
To Your Thriving!