NAME: Catherine Williams
BUSINESS NAME: The Garden Lady
CONTACT: Catherine Williams
1 - HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN IN YOUR CURRENT BUSINESS? 27 years
2 - WHAT WAS GREAT ABOUT LAST YEAR FOR YOUR BUSINESS? My first book was published and I completed a Business Kitchen 10 month course.
3 - WHAT ARE YOUR GOALS FOR THE COMING YEAR? – Financial freedom and also to be the best gardener, outstanding in my field. I also want to progress my public speaking engagements.
4 - WHAT IS THE BEST THING YOU HAVE DONE IN YOUR BUSINESS THAT YOU CONTINUE TO DO? Create landscape magic and share my passion for beautiful gardens.
5 - WHAT WOULD YOU SAY IS THE MOST IMPORTANT ATTRIBUTE FOR A BUSINESS TO HAVE? – Setting goals, having a purpose and being totally committed.
6 - WHAT IS YOUR BIGGEST ACHIEVEMENT TO DATE? Writing and having my first book published
7 - WHAT WOULD YOU LIKE TO LEARN THAT WOULD HELP YOUR BUSINESS? I’d like to learn more about marketing, so that I can get good quality customers who are prepared to invest in what they want
8 - WHAT MISTAKES HAVE YOU MADE, OTHERS COULD LEARN FROM? I have not communicated as well as I should have in the past, but I’m getting better.
9 - WHAT KIND OF BUSINESS CONTACT WOULD HELP YOUR BUSINESS? A House Building Company, an Interior Designer and a Pest Controller!
10 - CAN YOU RECOMMEND ANY MOTIVATIONAL BOOKS THAT HAVE HELPED YOU?
The Essence of Success by Earl Nightingale
The Secret by Rhonda Byrne and also her book, The Power
Excuse me, your life is waiting by Lynn Grabhorn
11 - WHAT WOULD BE YOUR NO1 WISH IF YOU HAD A GENIE? – Total good health, both physically and financially.
12 - WHAT HAS BEEN YOUR BEST CAP BUSINESS CLUBS EXPERIENCE TO DATE? – The day I did my presentation and launched my book, which resulted in very positive feedback from my lovely, supportive group of CAP members that I respect.