Interested in starting your own entrepreneurial journey in health and wellness but unsure what to expect? Then read up on our interview with Dr. Laura Allen, Owner of RCCS, located in Leicester, United Kingdom.

What's your business, and who are your customers?

My business offers counselling, coaching, and supervision services. In addition, I supervise coaches seeking to reach status as a Chartered Coaching Psychologist.

Tell us about yourself

I originally trained as a Psychologist and then moved across to open up my own private practice to tailor my work to individual clients. The sense of reward I receive from helping clients achieve their goals motivates me every day.

What's your biggest accomplishment as a business owner?

My biggest accomplishment as a business owner has been to build an established client base.

What's one of the hardest things that comes with being a business owner?

One of the hardest things as a business owner is the amount of administration that is included to help run the business.

What are the top tips you'd give to anyone looking to start, run and grow a business today?

  1. Start with a good business plan.
  2. Accept that you will experience failures.
  3. Establish a healthy work/life balance.

Where can people find you and your business?


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