Starting from Scratch
By Olga Geidane

Everything you need to consider when starting your new business.

Beginner Level
Created by Olga Geidane
Last updated June 20, 2021
Course trailer video
Free Course
  • 01:35:50 on-demand video
  • 3 Assignments
  • 3 Quizzes

Curriculum For This Course

18 E-classes
18 E-classes
Starting From Scratch - Introduction
Why Business, Why You?
Product Or Service
Assignment 1
Quiz Eclasses 1-5
Assignment 2
How Much Money
Quiz Eclasses 6-10
Sales Pitch
Business Look and Lifestyle
Assignment 3
Quiz Eclasses 11-14
Market Research
Future Plans

Course Description

Proven strategies for starting a business.

Are you longing to start your own business but are currently feeling a bit lost and unsure of where to start? If so, you're not alone, as this is how many entrepreneurs feel, but starting a business needn't be as daunting as you think.

Olga Geidane is a certified life coach and prior to this, ran two, successful businesses. In this course, Olga guides you through all the steps you need to take, from the initial questions you need to ask yourself; deciding what to sell, determining your target market; and identifying and monitoring your competitors. In addition to this, you will receive practical tips and information about tax, logistics and many other crucial, day-to-day elements of running a business. You will learn the correct fundamentals of starting your business, to give you and your business the very best chance to succeed in the long term.

By the end of this course, you will have taken your first, positive steps to building a successful and scalable business and will be in a position to make informed and confident decisions, moving forward.

Watch this comprehensive and informative course to discover:
• How to work out your 'why' to help you to determine your goals and objectives
• How to determine whether you're selling the right product or service at the right price to the right buyers
• The importance of market research and monitoring of competitors so that you can ensure you stay ahead of the game and provide a product or service your clients will be delighted with
• How to consider your branding from Day One so that your business will be recognisable, consistent and professional now and in the future
• The practical elements of running a business, including logistics, Self Assessment and VAT so that your business runs smoothly and efficiently
• The advantages and disadvantages of being self-employed versus setting up a limited company so that you can choose which one is right for you
• How to future-proof your business now, to allow it to grow and exceed your expectations further down the line.

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About The Mentor

Olga Geidane

Live YOUR life!

Olga Geidane is a certified life coach and founder of New Life Kick Start. She has been a life coach since 2005 and a specialist business coach since 2014.

Originally from Latvia, Olga Geidane now lives in the UK and is a truly inspirational, hard-working businesswoman with a wealth of life coaching and business experience. As founder of New Life Kick Start, she works with her clients to solve their issues, identify and remove negative behavior triggers and rewrite their life stories.

In order to help her clients, Olga continues to expand her knowledge and skills. She strongly believes in taking action, rather than just talking, her aim being to take her clients from their current position to where they want to be in the shortest possible time.

Prior to becoming a life coach, Olga ran her own property maintenance company and before this, a commercial cleaning company. She studied at the Aeronautical University of Riga, where she gained a degree in Business / Managerial Economics. She is perfectly placed to coach clients on business-related matters, as well as personal ones.

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