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Sempar Talks

Sempar Talks is the podcast you need to help scale your business. Hosted by our co-founder, Steve Timmis.

Offering entrepreneurs inspiration and thought-provoking insights to challenge your belief of what's possible and dream bigger.

Grab a cuppa and listen to bitesize episodes to help grow your business.

Previous episodes:

Episode 10 – 5 value bombs for using empowering language to revolutionise your business, with Felicity Wingrove

Oct 28, 2020
Steve chats with psycholinguist Felicity, director of Zen Communications. Fliss shares her expertise from her 20-year career helping business owners harness the value of empowering language. Learn 5 communication wins you can start using today to create an emotional connection with your customers and get the outcomes you want for your business.

Episode 9 – Is your normal performance good enough in the current climate?

Oct 14, 2020
Steve explores how important your NORMAL is to achieving your goals.  He delves further into how improving your own standards and behaviours In these times can put you ahead of your competition.

Episode 8 – Take steps to make sure your business is driving you closer to your personal goals

Sep 02, 2020
Steve discusses how taking a step back and understanding your personal goals will help you make the right business decisions. Remember, your business is a vehicle to achieve your personal goals, whether you want to change your life for the better, build a great culture, or leave a legacy. Learn techniques to focus your mind, connect your business decisions with your personal goals and reap the rewards of your efforts.

Episode 7 – 5 Steps to unlocking effective tax planning

Aug 5, 2020
Steve shares five steps you can take to plan ahead, understanding your financial data to make smart tax and business decisions. With just a few small changes you can save money, confidently reinvest in your future and feel less overwhelmed by tax.

Episode 6 – Set your business strategy up for success with Heather Beckett

Jul 22, 2020
Steve chats with business strategist Heather Beckett who shares her experience of helping SMEs navigate through periods of change, allowing directors to step away from operations, create time to think strategically and empower their team to drive their business towards success.

Episode 5 – How to automate and rocket your start-up venture

Jul 7, 2020
Steve shares his top four apps to automate your start-up finances and keep your accounting records up-to-date in less than an hour a week. Allowing you to make sound decisions and focus on growing your business without falling into the trap of losing your evenings and weekends to hours of admin.

Episode 4 – How Inspiration and loss helped shape our business

Jun 24, 2020
Steve shares his story, and some steppingstones from his personal journey. From being an employee in an accountancy firm to running his own business, Steve explains life-changing events which have moulded the person he is today and how they have impacted his personal and business life.

Episode 3 – Is your mindset holding you back? Master your mind with Ross Smith

Jun 10, 2020
Steve talks to business coach Ross Smith who shares his story of how his life experience in the military and personal journey with mental health shaped his coaching career into what it is today, helping business owners see things differently, let go of the things that are holding you back and design the layout of your life.

Episode 2- Is your finance department focused on YOU or HMRC?

May 27, 2020
Steve shares his top three tips for switching the focus of your finance department to report and forecast the financial and operational position of your business, creating a routine for evaluating results and a clear path for your business so that success can be celebrated.

Episode 1 – The Steps to a Successful Lockdown

May 12, 2020
Steve shares his experiences of lockdown as well as tips for how you can start to develop a strategic plan for your immediate and long-term future, sharing practices that could help you out-plan your competition and make positive changes to your remote working practices.

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