“Don’t let naysayers be a factor or influence your decision, most of the time its jealousy, so go and do whats right for you.”
Meet Neil Maidment
How long have you been an Entrepreneur?
Did you leave a job to become an Entrepreneur?
What is the name of your current project / company?
Lifestyle Infuencer/Influence International
Please describe for us in 1 sentence your current project.
Growing a team of exceptional individuals all looking for the same thing…a better life and a different way forward to the normal
Where did the idea of your current project come from?
My background from being unhappy in my 9-5 lifestyle, and wanting to show the world that it is possible to live your passion and dream, without having to do what is classed as the normal route in life
Why do you do what you do?
It makes me feel free, and i’m so passionate to help others reach their goals/dreams/aspirations in life
What’s the one thing you wish you could go back and tell your younger self?
Do what you want, when you want to do it…Listen to the inside, not the head
What’s the most important piece of advice would you give to someone just starting?
Please, go with the heart, if you feel its right for you to be doing it, do it.
Don’t let naysayers be a factor or influence your decision, most of the time its jealousy, so go and do whats right for you.
What is the hardest thing you have had to do regarding your business?
Be real to myself, and break through a lot of self doubt factors and fear of failure
What does your typical day look like?
Wake, have breakfast with my fiancee, let her get ready and go to work, while I check the social media comments, likes etc, and catch up with any messages from overnight.
Look at the day and see what i need to get done.
Get ready for the day, shower etc.
Social media posting 10-20 times per day, with moments/SC photos and video/LV.
Eating well through the day, grazing all day, rather than gorging.
Out to see clients, mainly in cafes, local places.
Email catch up and replies.
Connect with new people everyday, possible business clients.
Meditate in the evening before bed.
Bed early after cooking/dinner with Fiancee
If you were to start again, and could change one thing, what would it be?
Go quicker with things. No hesitation
What is the most important thing in life?
Being true to oneself and having great people around you to help smile a lot
What is one problem you encountered as an entrepreneur, and how did you overcome it?
Self Awareness, thinking about your strengths, and focusing on them..We all get told how bad we are at things, but never really on our good points, so be who you are, focus on the things you do well and run with it…
Don’t try and be someone your not.
Tell us something unique about yourself.
I got told once that I have a great ora for helping people open up to me!