Interested in starting your own entrepreneurial journey in personal and business development but unsure what to expect? Then read up on our interview with the Founder of David Allen Company, based in Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands.
What's your business, and who are your customers?
Teaching and coaching best practices of personal and organizational productivity.
Tell us about yourself
Years ago discovered the value of a clear head to be able to focus on meaningful things. Forty years later, I still am very engaged in sharing the best practices of how to do that with those who are interested.
What's your biggest accomplishment as a business owner?
Writing an international best-selling book about the methodology, I uncovered and established a global network of certified trainers and coaches who assist people in its implementation.
What's one of the hardest things that come with being a business owner?
Deciding what partnerships with whom produce optimal value and the necessity to renegotiate those agreements when required.
What are the top tips you'd give to anyone looking to start, run and grow a business today?
- I Love what the business is about.
- Identify short, medium, and long-term desired results/experiences/outcomes.
- Define the specific projects at hand and the very next actions required to move them to closure.
Is there anything else you'd like to share?
Have fun. And recognize when you're not having fun, and course-correct that.
Where can people find you and your business?
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