Does it make the boat go faster? 🚣 That’s that the quote Addie Pinkster has on the wall of her investment business.
It’s inspired by the question the men’s Olympic gold medal-winning rowing eight asked themselves ahead of the Sydney Olympics: ‘Will it make the boat go faster?’ If the answer was ‘yes’, they carried on doing it; if it was a ‘no’, they stopped. And Addie says it’s laser focus like this that she looks for in the businesses she invests in.
But even if you know exactly where you’re heading, how do you know your business is ready for investment? How do you know investment is right for you? And is it something you even want? 🤷
Here’s why you need to tune in
Addie provides answers to all these questions and more in this week’s episode and reveals what excites her most about the businesses she’s invested in. You’ll hear exactly how much Addie’s advice meant to our founder Joy when she was thinking about bringing investors into TechPixies, and you’ll hear why it’s totally ok if investment isn’t for you.
Here’s what to listen out for:
[03:22] Discover what attracts Addie to an investment opportunity.
[13:00] Are you sure you want to raise investment?
[16:25] Hear what makes a great investment.
[18:18] Be inspired by Addie’s favourite quote.
[19:53] How do you know if you’re ready for investment?
[21:23] Learn about the #big3 and why you need to track your #wins.
[31:47] Hear why investment is a two-way relationship.
So if you’ve ever sat there and thought ‘what is this investment lark all about?’, ‘is it really for me?’ and ‘will it help my boat go faster?’, this brilliant new series is for you.
You know what to do! ▶️▶️▶️
Love our podcast? Come and join us for a LIVE recording! Sign up for our Facebook Live reminders.
Links and resources mentioned in this episode:
Kim Scott – Radical Candour
The Alison Rose Review of Female Entrepreneurship
Connect with Addie
LinkedIn ｜ Twitter ｜ Facebook
Transform your life. At TechPixies, we’re turning around the lives of women everywhere with our award-winning 90-day Transformational Social Media Magic Programme. See what we can do for you by signing up for our next bootcamp.
Get in touch. If you’ve got a question you want the answer to or a problem you need solving, or you have suggestions for future topics and guests, let us know. Email us at [email protected] – we’d love to hear from you.
Your opinion matters. If you’ve loved this episode, please rate and review the show. We want to transform the lives of as many women as possible, and your support helps us do just that. We even have a special gift as a thank you! When you submit a screengrab of your podcast subscription, we’ll send you our ‘Quick Start Guide to Podcasting’.
Listen up! Don’t miss out. We have so much content we want to share with you and many exciting episodes in the pipeline. Ensure you never miss an episode by following us at podfollow.com/techpixies. Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts and Google Podcasts, or follow the Sparkle and Thrive podcast on Spotify.