049: John Lamerton – coaching to think bigger

In this episode I’m interviewing John Lamerton, a father of two, bestselling author, entrepreneur and mentor to small businesses.

John describes himself as just an average bloke who has gone from being an unhealthy civil servant to living the dream. He says he has transitioned from life as a clock watcher in a stressful work environment, to leaving his career and running his own business with hustle and grind, to his breakthrough moment soon after the birth of his first child.

He now lives a very different life, working 20-25 hours a week on his business and getting plenty of time to raise his kids.

John’s story started in the early 2000s, when he saw others making millions from business ideas and taking them on the internet in the height of the Dot.Com years. John has since run more than 60 small businesses making millions of pounds and made thousands of mistakes along the way.

He now coaches small businesses to think bigger, work less and design their business around the lifestyle they want, through his Amazon number 1 best-selling book, his podcast and coaching programs.

To learn more about John’s work go to www.bigidea.co.uk and his book is available on Amazon.

Resources mentioned in the episode:

  1. Big Idea Podcast
  2. Book: Big Ideas… For Small Businesses: Simple, Practical Tools and Tactics to Help Your Small Business Grow
  3. LinkedIn
  4. Facebook

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About The Author

Alexis Kingsbury

Alexis is founder of the Parentpreneur Accelerator and Making Greatness Ltd. He is a serial entrepreneur, with experience creating start-ups in a variety of areas, particularly in SaaS and EdTech. He is also a lucky husband and proud dad, and now helps other 'parentpreneurs' like him to achieve their dreams of having successful businesses, making a difference in the world, and spending time with the people they love.

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