Interested in starting your own entrepreneurial journey in business development but unsure what to expect? Then read up on our interview with Jahan Hadi, CEO of Upgrade Profits, located in Sheridan, WY, USA.
What's your business, and who are your customers?
Our business assists coaches and consultants in increasing their sales revenue to surpass $100,000 per month by utilizing automated systems to create a self-sufficient coaching enterprise. Our customers and partners are coaches and consultants who aim to grow their businesses.
Our goal is to help these professionals achieve their business objectives and reach their full potential and to revolutionize the educational world by allowing coaches and consultants to replace and rebuild the current educational space.
Tell us about yourself
What first got us started working on this business was the recognition of a need in the coaching and consulting industry for more efficient and effective ways to grow a business, as well as the need for a new and better educational system across the educational industry. We saw an opportunity to use technology and automation to help these professionals streamline their operations and achieve greater success. Then we knew how we could use that to help coaches grow their business to reach and help more people, meanwhile being the next step in education online!
What motivates us each day to do what we do is the satisfaction of helping our clients achieve their business goals, the excitement of being a part of the success stories of coaches and consultants, and the opportunity to continuously learn and improve the educational system and the results of our coaching and consulting partners through our service to better assist our them. We are passionate about using technology, training, and automation to empower coaches and consultants to achieve their maximum potential and build a sustainable business on autopilot that can scale to levels as large as they desire to be.
What's your biggest accomplishment as a business owner?
Our biggest accomplishment is the remarkable results we have achieved with our partners, totaling over 55 million dollars in partner sales across various industries. This is a testament to the effectiveness of our approach and the impact that it has had on the businesses of our partners. This accomplishment has also solidified our position as a leading provider of automated systems for growing coaching and consulting businesses. It's also proof of how we were able to help businesses across multiple industries, which showed the versatility and adaptability of our systems to different types of business.
What's one of the hardest things that comes with being a business owner?
There are many challenges that business owners face, but one of the hardest things that comes with being a business owner is managing risk. Every decision made by a business owner has an associated level of risk, and it can be difficult to navigate and mitigate potential risks while still making progress in growing the business. These risks can come in many forms, such as financial, market, regulatory, or even personal risks. Entrepreneurs have to make difficult decisions when it comes to allocating resources, investing in new opportunities, managing cash flow, and many more.
Another hard thing as a business owner is staying competitive. With the constant evolution of technology, new competitors entering the market, shifts in customer preferences, and economic conditions, keeping a business competitive can be very challenging. Staying competitive requires staying on top of industry trends and innovating to meet customer needs.
Luckily with the systems, amazing team, previous business experiences, and amazing mentors, we have had in the industry, like Dan Henry, Grant Cardone, and many others that we have also learned from, we have been able to avoid the most common pitfalls and struggles in the business and industry not only for ourself but also for our partners and clients.
What are the top tips you'd give to anyone looking to start, run and grow a business today?
Develop a clear niche and target market: The coaching and consulting industry is competitive, and it can be difficult to stand out. One way to set yourself apart is by identifying a specific niche or target market that you can serve effectively. This will make it easier to develop a targeted marketing strategy and create value for your clients. Also, by understanding the specific needs of your target market, you can tailor your services and develop a strong value proposition.
Build a strong personal brand: As a coach or consultant, your personal brand is critical to your success. This includes not just your image and reputation but also your values, mission, and message. By building a strong personal brand, you can establish yourself as an authority in your field and attract clients who are a good fit for your business.
Utilize automation and technology: Automation and technology can help coaches and consultants to save time, increase efficiency, and scale their businesses. By using automation tools, such as scheduling and client management systems, and marketing automation software, you can streamline your operations, scale your business, and reach more potential clients. Additionally, using technology and data to measure results, monitor, and evaluate your performance, and track your ROI on marketing efforts can help you make better data-driven decisions.
As a final note, you may want to emphasize on having a plan and sticking to it. This means being strategic in your decision-making, being able to measure your progress, and being open to changing course if necessary.
Where can people find you and your business?
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