EP012 – Success stories #1 with Andrew McBarnett FCMA CGMA

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This is the first of the “Innovate to Success” Success Stories. In this series, we wish to share with you inspiring stories, of where ambitious individuals have excelled in their businesses and their lives, as well as learning their journeys to  where we are today.

Andrew McBarnett FCMA CGMA, is a coach, a bestselling author & serial entrepreneur, with a background in finance as he is an accountant by trade and in this episode, we learn the tips, tricks, and strategies that Andrew personally used – which I know you will all resonate with (in terms of business development, personal development, among others).

In this episode, Andrew shares how important it is to tailor your product according to what the market specifically needs, especially when no one has addressed that need yet.

Andrew also talked about how important it is to offer outstanding customer support, as your customer service may set you apart from your competition.

We also discussed about how (in business) if it looks too good to be true, it usually is.

Andrew also shares some points he practices when the business is not performing as expected, as such:

  1. Find out where is the problem.
  2. Once the problem is found, figure out WHY it is happening.
  3. Create models and scenario plan, then choose the most viable one. Have a plan, and set targets.
  4. Execute the plan. Do it right!

Lastly, Andrew shares his views on work-life balance, and how he deals with it!

Golden Nugget Round

Question 1 – What would you tell your 25 Year Old Self?

First, try and be the best version of myself that I can be, in everything that I do. Second, never stop learning.

Question 2 – What would you Lecturer at University today?

Psychology.

Question 3 – What was your biggest investment or financial decision?

Years ago, when I was struggling financially, I had to make a bank loan to buy on my shares.

Guest Details

To contact Andrew, you can visit the AMB Associates’ website at http://www.amb-associates.com/

Links and Resources

(Email)   am@amb-associates.com

(Mobile) +44 7973 177401

(Skype)  amcbarnett

(Web)     http://www.amb-associates.com/

Quotes

A lot of people think that to be happy, you have to be successful.  But I say, to be successful, you have to be happy. Andrew McBarnett FCMA CGMA

Do your best; forget the rest. Andrew McBarnett FCMA CGMA

Don’t hesitate, execute! Andrew McBarnett FCMA CGMA

 

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