Share your journey: John Lamerton

John Lamerton is just an average bloke who has gone from being an unhealthy civil servant to living the dream. He tells stories from when he was a clock watcher, working in a stressful work environment, to leaving his career to experience doing business the wrong way with hustle and grind, to his breakthrough moment soon after the birth of his first child. He now lives the dream life, working” 20-25 hours a week in his business allows him the flexibility to live the life he desires, contributing significantly to raising his two young children and being more present with the family than most fathers can only wish for.

“Have strict boundaries between your home life, work life, and parenting. Don’t be that parent that’s at the park with your children but sat their checking your emails.” – John Lamerton

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John’s story starts when he saw others making millions from business ideas and taking them on the internet at the height of the Dot.Com years. John decided to leave the security of his job to make money on the internet, with no internet experience, computer or plan. Since then John has run more than 60 small businesses since 2000, making millions of pounds and made thousands of mistakes along the way. His book Big Ideas for Small Businesses (an Amazon number 1 best seller is a collection of his lessons and successes which has led him to coaching and mentoring hundreds of small business owners, teaching them to think bigger, work less and design their business around the lifestyle they want.

“Focus on what’s going to bring customers and revenue to the business.” – John Lamerton

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In this interview you’ll hear:

  • Details about John’s business and family.
  • How he created a lifestyle business.
  • Fears he has had along the way and how he overcame them.
  • John discusses the stress he experienced when he was employed.
  • The challenges he has faced.
  • How he creates harmony between business and family..
  • John gives insight into his work and home routine.
  • John talks about his book Big Ideas for small business.
  • Advice for parents who are looking to start a business.
  • Tips and information on things he has learned on his journey.

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