More Than Money Mastermind

For heart centred entrepreneurs ready to step up to follow their passion and create the success they deserve!

You’ve achieved some success, your customers are seeing great results and you’re managing to juggle a ton of the balls and keep them in the air.

You have big dreams and a hunger to reach them

Yet when it comes to MONEY, you’re doing your best but in all honesty...

  • You don’t have anywhere near as much money left over each month as you’d expect,
  • You’ve hired a bookkeeper and accountant but all they do is keep looking backwards at what has already happened.
  • You feel stuck, unsure and overwhelmed {am I right?}

So you push harder to take on more and more clients because that’s what everyone else you know is doing.

You don’t pay yourself more than you need but darn… you’re ready for a breakthrough!

It feels like the blind leading the blind.

You’re worried, if you pivot you’ll be back at square one, sacrificing your salary, working double time reaching total burn out!

And so you daren’t delegate any of these money things to your team.

If you’re honest you feel anxious and have mild panic attacks if you dwell on this too long.

So you play safe and play small!

You’ve made financial mistakes before, you’ve had a business that failed, a service that flopped. How can you be confident you won’t break this business?

You’re taking on higher paying clients, having to invest a ton upfront, what if they don’t pay you on time?

You’ve hired a team and your outgoings have risen. The weight of responsibility is heavy on your shoulders.

If any of this resonates for you, then you need a true professional who can come to the table to support you to get your money working for you, take all this weight off your shoulders and help take your business to the next level.

You've come to the  right   place.

You're ready to get your money act  together

It’s your time.

Your sales and marketing is a bit haphazard, you’re not bad with self care and you’ve been delegating bits and bobs to your team.

But the money piece, you’ve either avoided like the plague or held on so tight it hurts to loosen your grip.

Now it’s time to promote yourself to CEO. 

To confidently step up to create YOUR financial success

IT'S TIME TO FINISH 2019 on a high and step into the new year as you mean to go on

You're ready...

to feel incredibly confident you can afford your plans to make a bigger impact. FOLLOW YOUR PASSION, pivot your business so that it serves you and your clients.

You want to feel safe and secure financially – you want longevity, sustainability and to create the lifestyle you dream of.

You’re not playing at this business thing – you’re ready to know the numbers, to plan out the exact steps you need to take and have unwavering self-belief you can do it!

You’re ready for a smoother ride, to know your finances in advance TO minimise ANY surprises.

You want consistent revenue that keeps the feast and famine cycle at bay and gives you the space and peace of mind to rise up. 

You want the systems in place to grow an audience of ideal paying customers, a marketing system to create leads on auto, a sales system to convert those leads with ease and a customer experience system to keep those customers happy and retained?

And most importantly…

You want to BREAKTHROUGH TO THE
NEXT LEVEL OF SUCCESS

You’re probably wondering how i know all this.

I've been there, too.

Hey there, my lovely, i'm laura cook.
Business Finance Strategist.

ever since I qualified as a business accountant over 15 years ago!

I love working with female purpose driven entrepreneurs just like you!

Let me ask you a quick Q.

Does talking about, asking for and focusing on making more MONEY {even for a second} leave you feeling even slightly ~ bad, guilty, ashamed?

ME TOO – I hear you!

And you’d be forgiven for assuming that because I’m a qualified business accountant that money doesn’t trigger me.

But that’s just not true.

There have been several times in my life where I’ve seriously doubted what the hell I’m doing.

Working with money, helping people manage money and God forbid – helping them make more money.

And it’d be a lie to say I’ve never considered jacking it all in because making money feels wrong!
  • Helping the rich become richer - feels wrong!
  • Helping line those corporate shareholders pockets - feels wrong!
  • Helping businesses to make widgets instead of impacting lives - feels wrong!

All I wanted to do was help people.

I grew up believing when I was an adult I would send all my money to Africa to end the famine…

I would give all my pocket money to animal charities and bring in a host of waifs and strays to take care of.

Yes I was a totally naive, idealistic young girl!

But subconsciously I knew that money {in the right hands} was a big part of the answer to so many of the world’s problems.

Yet there I was in the corporate world – pushing numbers around a page – 100% disconnected from doing any good!

I’d never felt so lost, disconnected and torn apart wanting to do good, be kind, do the right thing but feeling a million miles away from helping anyone!

I felt like I’d sold out.

And when I finally left the rat race, escaped the corporate giants over 4 years ago – I felt compelled to give back as much as I could.

I volunteered with charities, helped purpose driven businesses get started, I helped people I met networking and dove into support my friends businesses to.

Over time I remembered that money in the right hand is a great thing!

That being good at managing your money allows you to help more people, have a bigger impact.

That charging well for what you do allows you to take care of yourself because without you, who will help your clients?

And I became more at ease with money and what I do once more, I let go of people’s judgement of the fact I “work with money”. Finally I shifted my guilt, my shame and went from doing so so much for free, to charging a healthy price for the work I do.

women entrepreneurs struggle with the overwhelm and shame around money and not understanding the financial side of their business.

And I see you, I feel you, I’ve been there too!

Business and Money feels like an entirely new language!

But it’s a language that you can learn if you want to make smart money moves in your business.

That’s why I created The More Than Money Mastermind – to teach you the language of business finances so you can confidently and fluently speak the language of making smart money decisions in your business.

Which will ultimately lead you to making the impact you set out to make, with less stress and less pressure than before!

Remember you started this business because you are AMAZING at what you do, not because of your business or finance skills!

So let's simplify your business and money -
get you focused on what you do best!

More Than Money is a 6 month Business Growth Mastermind and we start 14th October

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Pillar 1 : Vision
Having total clarity of your business vision, and the impact you are aspiring to make, enables you to make fully aligned decisions, meaning you end up with the right business model and services to achieve this. Start using your time and energy on the things that matter most, so you can confidently ignore the rest.

When you can demonstrate your impact, it enhances your business reputation, boosts motivation and ensures you attract a team with similar aspirations. Embracing a vision bigger than yourself is what motivates us as women - specifically when it comes to achieving financial success through our businesses - the money is no longer just about your but also about the greater cause. This only grows once you have reached a point where your own basic needs are met.
Pillar 2 : Your Biz Model
Your vision and impact will be translated into a workable business model, that is also aligned to your personal strengths, delivery style and ideal work life balance. We will compare with your current business model and develop a strategy to address the transition period, get clear on the cash requirements, investments and timeline needed to implement this. We will pull all of this together from the viewpoint that you want to ensure you still receive a good salary rather than shutting down one business to create a new one more aligned to your vision.
Pillar 3 : Systems & Data
To bring more certainty to your business finances, we need robust money systems established to manage the day to day, as well as to help you forecast forward - identifying if anything is going off track well in advance. We will set up processes and tracking that you can delegate to your team, whilst have checks in place to ensure nothing slips through the cracks. You can finally get back to what matters most… your dreams of a profitable biz that is running itself and team supporting them.

Our aim is to free up your time, and mental bandwidth knowing exactly what to check and review each and every month! You can see at a glance what is and isn't working, so you can focus on key profit and cash generating strategies. Trust your numbers to make bigger more significant decisions, because you know the data is up to date! This feeds into making quicker informed decisions from a rational standpoint!
Pillar 4 : Predictable Profits
If you are not generating profit inside your business today, you are definitely not generating the all-important oxygen of business - CASH. Whilst there will be times when you need to invest heavily in growth opportunities, your “business as usual” activities must be profit generating for you to be financially sustainable. Inside this module you will learn how to ensure you are always generating a profit from each and every service. You will assess all your services to identify if you are indeed profitable or not and the minimum prices to use to ensure profits. Once you are clear on which service(s) are most profitable, we can strategically use those to boost your business growth without you investing a ton of time and stress to service more clients. We will also ensure you are generating enough profit (and therefore cash!) to be able to cover your tax bill so that there is no more panic at the end of the year when your bill is due.
Pillar 5: Consistent Cash Flow
It is all too easy for all of us to spend a little too freely when our bank balance looks healthy. That's why we will bring a rational long-term view to how you manage your cash flow, to help to take some of the uncertainty out of your decision making. In a way that makes sense and isn't overwhelming. This allows you to have confidence in paying yourself well each and every month, instead of perpetually waiting to see what is left over! We'll work out the exact payment plans your clients need to pay in order to comfortably cover all your bills. Know whether your biz can fund your next big project or whether you need to find alternative sources of investment. Overall you will have greater peace of mind and a longer runway to plan for any shortfalls!
Pillar 6 : Future Plans
Now it is time to develop the plans and strategies to get you to where you want to go. Your business is no longer simple maths, and you’ve got greater responsibilities having a team to pay each month. We will map out how much it will cost to take each step along the journey, how you will fund this through more sales, price increased or external sources. We’ll look at a timeline for how long it will take and you will have a clear road map that you can trust in and adapt along the way.

Having this will allow you to take faster more confident action. It allows you to focus on what you do best and making more client impact, instead of worrying about your money 24-7! This step will allow you to grow and scale without breaking your business, overstretching your financial resources and your team.
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Impact & Vision

Having total clarity of your business vision and the impact you are aspiring to make enables you to make fully aligned decisions, which means you end up with the right business model and services to achieve this. Effectively using your time and energy on the things that matter most so you can confidently ignore the rest.

When you can effectively evidence your impact it enhances your business reputation, boosts motivation and ensures you hire team that have similar aspirations. Embracing a vision bigger than yourself is what motivates us as women, specifically when it comes to achieving financial success through our business - the money is no longer about yourself but to be used for a greater cause. Especially once you have reached a point where your own basic needs are met.

Biz Model

Your vision and impact will be translated into a workable business model, that also aligned to your person strengths, delivery style and ideal work life balance. We will compare with your current business model and develop a strategy to address the transition period, get clear on the cash requirements, investments and timeline needed to implement this. You will pull all of this together from the viewpoint that you want to ensure you still receive a good salary rather than shutting down one business to create a new one more aligned to your vision.

Systems & Data

In order to bring more certainty into your business finances we need to ensure you have robust money systems established to both manage the day to day money, as well as to help you forecast forward to identify if anything is going off track well in advance. You will be able to set up processes and tracking that you can delegate to your team, whilst have checks in place to ensure nothing slips through the cracks. So you can finally get back to what matters most… i.e. dreams desires of profitable biz that is running itself and team supporting them.

Massively freeing up your time, and mental bandwidth as you know exactly what to check and review each and every month! You can see at a glance what is and isn't working, so you can focus on key profit and cash generating strategies. You can trust your numbers to make bigger more significant decisions, because you know the data is uptodate! Feeds into making super fast, informed decisions from a rational standpoint!

Cash Flow Management

It is all too easy for all of us to spend a little too freely when our bank balance looks healthy. That is why we will bring a rational long term view to how you manage your cash flow, to help to take some of the uncertainty out of your decision making. In a way that makes sense and isn't overwhelming. This allows you to have confidence in paying yourself well each and every month, instead of perpetually waiting to see what is left over! You can decide on the exact payment plans your clients need to pay in order to comfortably cover all your bills. Know whether your biz can fund your next big project or whether you need to find alternative sources of investment. Overall you have greater peace of mind and a longer runway to plan for any shortfalls!

Pricing for Profit

If you are not generating profit inside your business you are definitely not generating the all important oxygen of our business - cash. Whilst certainly there will be times when you need to invest heavily in growth opportunities, your “business as usual” activities must be profit generating for you to be financially sustainable. Inside this module you will learn how to ensure you are always generating a profit from each and every service, you will assess all your services to identify if you are indeed profitable or not and the minimum prices to use to ensure profits. Once you are clear on which service(s) are most profitable we can strategically use those to boost your business growth without you investing a ton of time and stress to service more clients. We will also ensure you are generating enough profit (and therefore cash!), to be able to cover your tax bill so that there is no more panic at the end of the year when your bill is due

Future Plans

Now it is time to develop the plans and strategies to get you to where you want to go. You’re business is no longer simple maths, and you’ve got greater responsibilities having a team to pay each month. We want to map out how much it will cost to take each step along the journey, how you will fund this through more sales, price increased or external sources. We’ll look at a timeline for how long it will take and you will have a clear road map that you can trust in and adapt along the way.

Having this will allow you to take faster more confident action. It allows you to focus on what you do best and making more client impact, instead of worrying about your money 24-7! It allows you to grow and scale without breaking your business, overstretching your financial resources and your team.

One of the best parts of MTM is it was designed to fit your life.

I get it – you are a busy entrepreneur who is also leading a beautifully full life!

That’s why we spend time upfront getting laser focused on your 90 day plan, identifying which of the 6 core systems are your #1 priority and we shift you into action ASAP.

Our first priority is to get you to a place of financial sustainability, kick out any scarcity, so you can grow your passion based business from a place of strength.

I know building and upgrading your finances, strategies, systems and mindset takes time...

that’s why you will still have access to all the training even after our 6 months together.

  • You will receive access to the core systems training you need from day one, and the have life time access to all other systems to implement at the right time for you. This is how you create big breakthroughs instead of getting bogged down in hours of training’s.

My mission is to empower you to create consistent recurring revenue, build unwavering confidence in yourself and grow your business in a sustainable way.

AND THAT IS NOT ALL...

When you join MTMM you’ll also get your hands on these powerful & insightful bonuses. Because I know just how much money impacts every single area of your life, not just your business.

How to Handle Those Tough Money Conversations

It’s inevitable that you’ll come up against some tough money conversations; limiting money mindsets of our partner, our parents, with their doubts and fears being projected on to you!

This is particularly challenging when these people are so pivotal in your world; your spouse, clients and even your team! Let’s look at how you can stay confident in your money decisions and how to work in harmony with those most important to you and the touchy topic of “money”.

How She Did It!

Without the security of a regular salary, it can feel daunting if not nyon impossible to navigate some of life's milestones when you’re a self-made entrepreneur!

Let’s go behind the scenes with a panel discussion with other wonderful business owners as they have navigated those life changing moments of; having a baby, buying a house and planning for retirement.

All whilst running their own business and needing to bring in the money!

Ready to step up to follow your passion with your biz, and create the success you deserve?

100% RISK-FREE GUARANTEE.

I stand behind everything I offer you… 100%! So much that I’m gonna take on all the risk. If you fully participate in The More Than Money Mastermind for the first 28 days and you’re not 100% satisfied, then you can request a refund within the first 28 days.

Your End: Fully engage in the program for the first 28 days, including:

  • Viewing the first 2 training modules
  • Attending 2 live Q&A coaching calls and the 90 day planning session
  • Complete and turn in all accompanying homework
  • Interact on the Members-Only community, specifically The More Than Money Mastermind for homework and feedback, as well as comments and questions in each module training.
  • If you’re not completely happy with the program, contact my team and me directly (laura@laura-cook.com) within the first 28 days and we’ll refund your money back.

IMPORTANT NOTE: We require your completed homework from all available modules before we refund your money. Why? Because we know that if you do the work, you’ll get results. If you do the work and don’t get value, then honestly we didn’t do our work! And we’ll cheerfully refund your money.

My End: I’ll issue you a refund. Obviously, it’s a big risk for me! But I’m so committed to helping you get your business to the next level — so you can finally experience the freedom, ease, and abundance of successful entrepreneurship — that I’ll do everything I can to help you overcome any obstacles that are keeping you from moving forward!

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I get it, you’re probably thinking to yourself “this all sounds fantastic Laura, but why not just hire a regular accountant or Biz Coach?”

Well here’s the thing, most accountants {and bookkeepers} are only looking backwards, at the past at what has ALREADY happened with your business finances.

They aren’t helping you to look forward to create a strategy to make your money work for you. To ensure your plans will make you a profit {and cash} before you invest a ton of time, money and effort into them!

And most business coaches, well they don’t focus on the money piece. They give you nice shiny tactics, share what worked for them – but it often doesn’t work for you, your dream, your financial peace of mind.

This is why you need to blend the CEO and CFO mentality, to project forward, assess your risk and then make wise decisions. To pursue your passion AND be financially sustainable.

You’re probably wondering, what’s the ROI on something like this anyway?

The biggest shift I see with clients is how empowered they become, no longer feeling helpless and uncertain when it comes to money.

They have total confidence in their plans, and confidence to pivot if their plans go too far astray and the financial risks become too great.

Above all they have a greater chance of building and growing their business in a way that they can make an impact that is important to them and they can earn a great living doing what they love. Sure you can work with a ton of marketing gurus, coaches, consultants – but if you sell more of things that don’t make money you’re massively wasting your time, energy and money!

 

Don’t get me wrong it’s not plain sailing, wave a magic wand and everything is wonderful. 

You can’t eliminate those financial ups and downs…. BUT…

you can BE prepared for them and find the quickest, least stressful route to comfortably earning the money you need.

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Yes certainly, if you are aspiring to OR have already surpassed the £$ 100k sales mark inside your business MTMM is perfect for you.

MTMM will give you the business, finance & strategies skills to grow your business in a financially sustainable way whilst also ensuring you pay yourself well too. It’ll support you to break through those next financial milestones faster than you could alone, with profit and cash left over in the bank!

Deep down you know if you could do this yourself you would have already. Sure you can go read several books, download a ton of freebies, attempt to put together a financial plan for yourself and hope that you make a profit and can pay all your bills.

But what I have seen time and time again, is that having someone from the outside help you to review your money with you. Holding you accountable to ensure your business makes you good money, to know exactly what you should be paying yourself and exactly how many clients you need to comfortably do all of this is priceless.

It’s true you could go out there and hire a CFO to work for you for several thousand pounds a month – but MTMM is bringing you those skills and strategies for a fraction of the cost.

So that even when you can afford a CFO, you will confidently have the know-how to lead your business forward. The most successful business owners I know, work in partnership with their CFO’s because they “get” their business & finances – they don’t delegate such an important piece of their business.

MTMM is for you if you are…

  • A purpose driven female service based entrepreneur, who are ready to pay themselves a healthy 5-6 figures.
  • Ready to step up and dig deep to transition your business from being reactively focused to proactively focus.
  • Knows that money {in the RIGHT hands} is the key to making more of an impact in the world.
  • Has a successful business but barely anything left at the end of each month, and is ready to bring more of that financial stability into their life

MTMM is NOT for you if you are…

  • Just starting out on the entrepreneurial journey. If you are in the start up stage and have some funds to invest then focus on your lead generation and bringing in the clients to validate your offer.
  • If your business is in true emergency status, you’ve taken on major debts to keep yourself afloat or investing in this program would take food off the table. {please do reach out and we can explore alternative crisis management support}

Ready to feel incredibly confident you can afford your plans to make a bigger impact with your biz, and live your dream lifestyle?

FAQ

The next group program of The More Than Money Mastermind will begin on the 14th October 2019. If you would like a more personalised and in-depth experience with The More Than Money Mastermind on a one – one basis then we can discuss this together and agree a personalised timing schedule just for you.

The honest answer – the more you put IN to The More Than Money Mastermind, the more you’ll get OUT of it!

After going through several iterations of the program, I’ve found that you’ll need about 1 hours to go through each multimedia training’s including listening to the material, completing each assignment. The primary focus however will always be to get you into action and implementing these strategies into your business (and life!).

So if you really want to squeeze all the goodness out of our time together, I recommend about 4-6 hours per week. That said – many of our students go through the training element multiple times to go deeper into the material and get new clarity – so your lifetime access means you can never fall behind in The More Than Money Mastermind.

YES! I intentionally enrol small groups into the mastermind so that I can get to know YOU and your business {in fact, the first thing you’ll do is fill out a questionnaire so I can start learning about you your biz}.

I’ve been in several programs myself where I was one of thousands of people inside the program… and if your question made it to the front of the line during office hours, you might get an answer that is actually relevant to your biz. Maybe.

But your business is as unique as you are! And I know that when I keep the group intimate, I can help you tailor everything you’ve learned to fit you and your biz. The More Than Money Mastermind gives you access to me during LIVE Online Mastermind Calls and inside our private Facebook Community over the 6 month period. So I am incredibly accessible during our time together.

Even if you’ve never taken an online training program before, I’ve made this entire process EASY!

All of the Multimedia training modules, recordings of our online mastermind sessions, and bonuses are hosted in one place with Thinkific.

The modules will be available as you need them. The More Than Money Mastermind was intentionally designed so that you can complete the training’s you need FIRST and then can move on to further training’s later.. Our major focus in on implementing what you need, rather than spending too much time stuck in learning mode. This will help you to dramatically amplify your results when you lay a solid foundation first.

You’ll be able to join our live Online Mastermind sessions via Zoom. This system allows you to directly chat weekly with Laura, to ask all your questions live and get the support of fellow MTMM students. All you need is a computer (or mobile device) and an internet connection.

My favorite part — you’ll be able to collaborate and co-create with amazing peeps inside the private members-only Slack Community. This is where you can ask for support and feedback on just about anything.

Let me start by saying this – The More Than Money Mastermind is NOT a get rich quick, create a six-figure business in 60 days type of program.

I’ve seen clients see results within weeks because they laser focused on what would make the biggest impact in their biz. Some have had their best months ever simply because with a few subtle but important tweaks, they were confident they could fund a big project or re-launch and uplevel an existing offering.

However for most students, start seeing results in the 3 months following The More Than Money Mastermind is more common.

Ultimately I believe that the key to a successful and financially sustainable business is going at YOUR pace. That’s why I’ll be by your side for a full 6 months – supporting you in integrating and implementing in the time-frame that best works for you.

Finally – if you’re business is in true emergency status, you’ve taken on major debts to keep you afloat or investing in this program would take food off the table, this is NOT the program for you. {However do reach out and we can explore alternative support for you}.

Ready to finish 2019 on a high and step into the new year as you mean to go on?

Wow, you’ve made it all the way to the bottom of this mega page!!

So you’ve either read each and every single word and you’re like “this sounds great but…”

OR maybe you’ve skimmed really fast all the way down to the bottom here… then welcome!!

Either way I hear you! This mastermind might sound intense!

But here is the thing:

You deserve to have a successful, financially sustainable business! That not only makes an impact doing what you love, but also pays you a healthy salary to take great care of your family too!

You can’t make a great impact in the world when you operate from a place of financial scarcity and you started this business because you are AMAZING at what you do! Not because of your business finance skills.

The world needs you to step into this next level, so that you can serve at the highest level.

You don’t need to make it harder than it needs to be.

You can do this! It will all be worth it.

If not, what else is there?

Believing and trusting that you’ve got this!

Laura x