Clever Acorn puts you in touch with successful business owners who are willing to share all their years of accrued wisdom and experience with you.

 

SPENDING THE DAY PICKING THE BRAINS OF SOMEONE WHO IS IN
THE BUSINESS YOU WANT TO DO.

In a nutshell

Are you thinking about starting your own business but just don’t know where to start? Have a hundred questions you can’t find answers for?

Whether you want to open a café, become a life coach or run a bed and breakfast it makes great business sense to spend a day picking the brains of someone who is doing just what you wish you could do.

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To get the most from your day with an expert we suggest you:

  • Come armed with every question – no matter how small or trivial – you want answered. Our experts are happy to share so this is your time to learn everything.
  • Bring along any ideas, concepts or business plans you have already prepared. Our experts could give you some great feedback on them (but don’t worry if you are not at that stage yet).
  • Take lots of notes.
  • Keep an open mind. Our experts are not there to convince you to open a business but to share openly and in a neutral way the warts and all of their profession.
  • Don’t panic. All dreams need a reality check. It may sound scary or foreboding but countless folk are making a very good living out of their businesses. You can too.

Make your first step to running a successful business signing up for a Clever Acorn course.
Browse our courses

How to open a successful cafe

Spend a day with Karen learning all the key factors that go into opening a successful café with her 'Open a Cafe' course.

How to be a successful life coach

Spend a day with Carole Ann learning all the key factors that go into running a successful life coaching practice.

How to open a successful shop

How to open a shop. Spend the day with Liz learning all the key factors that go into opening a successful retail shop.

How to open a successful B+B

Learn from Karen all the key factors that go into opening a successful bed and breakfast.

How to be a successful personal trainer

Spend time with Charlene on her four hour workshop, learning all the key factors that go into running a successful personal training practice.

How to be a successful virtual assistant

Spend a day with Vee Smith learning all the key factors that go into running a successful Virtual Assistant practice.

Take a product to market

Spend a day with Justine learning all the key factors that go into getting your product ‘out there’.

Money well spent! Thank you.
Kati Wood 
I would recommend that you attend a course before visiting any banks, suppliers or commercial estate agents; as I am certain that you will come away from the course far better equipped to do so. Arran King
Thank you so much for sharing your vast experience and knowledge with us yesterday.
S Summers