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Grow A Small Business Podcast

Jan 30, 2024

In this episode, Troy Trewin hosts Amman Ahmed, president of Create Music Group based in Manchester, United Kingdom. The visionary entrepreneur behind a multimillion-pound music empire. Amman shares his insightful journey, revealing tax planning secrets and growth strategies that propelled his business from a humble start to extraordinary success. Join them for a riveting discussion on small business triumphs and entrepreneurial wisdom.

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Troy delves into our guest's startup journey, their perception of success, industry reconsideration, and the pivotal stress point during business expansion. They discuss the joys of small business growth, vital entrepreneurial habits, and strategies for team building, encompassing wins, blunders, and invaluable advice.

And a snapshot of the final five Grow A Small Business Questions:

  1. According to Amman the hardest part of growing a small business, excluding tax considerations, is the challenge of remaining focused amidst distractions. Many entrepreneurs fall into the trap of spending too much time on non-essential activities like excessive pitching, networking events, and conferences. The key is to be patient, keep your head down, and stay focused until you're ready to emerge with a profit.

  2. Amman Ahmed shared that his favorite business book, which has helped him the most, is "The Four Hour Workweek" by Tim Ferriss. This resource has been a constant reference, providing valuable insights and strategies for achieving efficiency and success in business.

  3. Amman Ahmed mentioned that he has recently not been listening to many podcasts for professional development. However, he did recommend a podcast called "Business Wars" for learning about business through an entertaining and storytelling approach. As for learning tools, he didn't specify any particular tools.

  4. Amman Ahmed didn't explicitly mention specific tools for small business growth. But he acknowledges Slack as an obvious choice, he highlights that selecting tools crucial for business growth should be tailored to the specific needs and dynamics of the business itself.

  5. Reflecting on the initial days of the business journey, Amman would advise their past self to maintain patience and proceed at a comfortable pace. The key lesson is to focus on personal progress rather than succumbing to external pressures, emphasizing the importance of a sustainable and personally fulfilling entrepreneurial journey.

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Quotable quotes from our special Grow A Small Business podcast guest:

In growing a small business, the power of letting go and making yourself replaceable is key for sustained success – Amman Ahmed

Tax planning beforehand is crucial; structure your business to make yourself replaceable for a favorable exit – Amman Ahmed

Efficiency is key; be patient, stay focused, and avoid distractions on your small business growth journey – Amman Ahmed