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Meet and learn from successful entrepreneurs on the road to financial freedom, with your hosts Nick and Jim.

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    • Entrepreneurship
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Meet and learn from successful entrepreneurs on the road to financial freedom, with your hosts Nick and Jim.

    The Entrepreneur Academy 017 - Paul Dermody

    The Entrepreneur Academy 017 - Paul Dermody

    The Entrepreneur Academy - with Nick Dutton of Engage Finance and James Cross from Crossover Property. Paul has a background in the pharmaceuticals industry.  He and 4 business partners setup North-51 in 2003.  They grew to company to over 150 employees, and sold it in 2015.  Paul stayed as an employee until 2017, after which time he started his journey into property. On this episode, there are plenty of takeaways; Paul talks about successfully building a multi-million pound company, how to hire the right people using through personality profiling , the importance of self-development and mindset within business, building your personal brand through social media, as well as discussing the investment strategies he's using in his successful property business.  If you have any questions for Nick Dutton (Engage Finance) or James Cross (Crossover Property), get in touch and use #TheEntrepreneurAcademy_________________________Direct contact URLS: Nick Dutton: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nick-dutton-9438a0101/James Cross: https://www.linkedin.com/in/james-cross-a2497149/ Paul Dermody: https://www.linkedin.com/in/paul-dermody-029a75/  

    • 1 hr 17 min
    The Entrepreneur Academy 016 - (Commercial conversions)

    The Entrepreneur Academy 016 - (Commercial conversions)

    On this episode Nick & James are talking to you via a Zoom video link again. Commercial conversions is the big talking point on today's episode.  It's something Jim has LOADS of experience in, as his company is currently working on a number of projects.  He'll talk about what kind of properties make good (or bad) conversions.  He talks us through dealing with local councils, and with the downfall of the  high street, suggests some good future investment opportunites.  The fellas also talk about the importance of assembling the RIGHT power team for for projects. If you have any questions for Nick Dutton (Finance) or James Cross (Property), get in touch and use #TheEntrepreneurAcademy.https://www.engagefinance.co.uk/https://www.facebook.com/CrossoverPropertyLtd/

    • 1 hr 1 min
    The Entrepreneur Academy 015 - BRR (Buy refurbish refinance)

    The Entrepreneur Academy 015 - BRR (Buy refurbish refinance)

    On this episode Nick & James are talking to you via a Zoom video link again. Today it's all about the popular buy-refurb-refinance model of property investing.  This is an area that Jim has particular experience and expertise in.  There are many take aways here, including the importance of understanding your rental market, as  different areas have different tenant demands.   The fellas also chat about 4/5 bed HMO's and the potential complications of deals on these properties.  There's also some great advice about setting up your refurb power team. If you have any questions for Nick Dutton (Finance) or James Cross (Property), get in touch and use #TheEntrepreneurAcademy.https://www.engagefinance.co.uk/https://www.facebook.com/CrossoverPropertyLtd/

    • 1 hr 7 min
    The Entrepreneur Academy 014 - Business during Covid-19 - July update

    The Entrepreneur Academy 014 - Business during Covid-19 - July update

    On this episode Nick & James are talking to you via a Zoom video link again!They chat about how their sectors have changed over the past few weeks, since the outbreak of covid-19.  James' construction business has continued to trade, but with several obstacles (the availability of quality plaster for one).  The fellas talk online auctions and the associated pitfalls, how government funded bounce back loans are being misused in their industries.  If you have any questions for Nick Dutton (Finance) or James Cross (Property), get in touch and use #TheEntrepreneurAcademy.https://www.engagefinance.co.uk/https://www.facebook.com/CrossoverPropertyLtd/

    • 35 min
    The Entrepreneur Academy 013 - Emily Hudson (Professional Introducer Network)

    The Entrepreneur Academy 013 - Emily Hudson (Professional Introducer Network)

    The Entrepreneur Academy - with Nick Dutton of Engage Finance and James Cross from Crossover Property. Emily Hudson is a young Entrepreneur who set up "The Professional Introducer Network" (PIN for short).  Find out more here: https://www.professionalintroducernetwork.co.uk/   If you have any questions for Nick Dutton (Engage Finance) or James Cross (Crossover Property), get in touch and use #TheEntrepreneurAcademy  

    • 57 min
    The Entrepreneur Academy 012 - Natalie Bailey (The confident entrepreneur)

    The Entrepreneur Academy 012 - Natalie Bailey (The confident entrepreneur)

    The Entrepreneur Academy is a place for entrepreneurs to learn from one another's experiences.This week, it's all about Natalie Bailey.   She runs a property empire, has a confidence mentoring business and she's a fellow Podcast host.  Find out more here:https://www.facebook.com/baileyenterprisesproperty/?eid=ARDuZCU3emOEPR94sz0_jju3Mi4O2d-iKk3PQjSM0rR7g554Ba2Q-MhOeJf_OguO0ZiiicAjF9YN7Met&timeline_context_item_type=intro_card_work&timeline_context_item_source=100000270578625&fref=taghttps://goldstar.life/https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/progressiveproperty/confidence-mastery-unlock-your-life-podcast If you have any questions for Nick Dutton (Finance) or James Cross (Property), get in touch and use #TheEntrepreneurAcademy

    • 58 min

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