Joe recently took on the 3 peaks in 3 days challenge, which involved climbing the highest mountains in England, Scotland and Wales over three days.
On his return, he mentioned that being on the mountains gave him plenty of time to think, and a prominent thought was the similarities between climbing a mountain and building a business.
Here’s Joe’s advice for getting started – either as an entrepreneur or an adventurer – or both!:
It’s not all similarities though. One area where climbing a mountain and metaphorically climbing a business mountain differ greatly is that, while you have a lot of thinking time up on the mountain, business owners very rarely have time to sit undisturbed and think about their business and its strategic direction – let alone start making steps to action their ideas.
At Nordens Strategic, the time we spend working with clients covers a mixture of expert advice and approaches leading to more successful businesses and happier business owners and directors. One of our most valuable activities is a no holds barred brainstorm. We become the sounding board for their brilliant ideas and then work together to create a plan to transform those ideas into something tangible -which allows us to watch enthusiastically from base camp while our clients take their businesses all the way to the summit.
To find out more about our specialist strategic business planning service, take a look at the Nordens Strategic website or call us on 020 8530 0720.
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In November 2002, having sold our other business interests off earlier in the year, I decided to set up Nordens Chartered Accountants. The easy part was knowing how to do it, as I had established and built a smaller practice a few years earlier. The difficult part, for me, was not following the traditional accountancy path. Having run businesses, both successfully and unsuccessfully, I wanted to help business owners resolve their short term problems and work with them to achieve their longer term goals. Business has always been my interest and I love that I can help business owners achieve what seems like the impossible every single working day.
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