Life Magazines (Essex Editions) July 2021

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LOVE LOC AL

ADAM STOTT MEANS

BIG BUSINESS A transport café serving weary drivers is easily viewed as a place where dreams are crushed rather than made but, for business coach Adam Stott, it was springboard for an astonishing career

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dam’s mum was struggling to raise her three children after divorce forced the family to swap a spacious detached home for a bungalow behind the busy café where every penny counted. Adam was just eight-years-old but the early lessons of having to work hard to make ends meet were the foundation of a spectacular rise to notch up more than £50 million in product sales and become a respected business guru. “My parents had been successful but then a recession came along and then they divorced,” says 1 8 J U LY 2 0 2 1

38-year-old Adam, who runs a business coaching empire and is a member of the Forbes Coaches Council. “We went from a nice lifestyle to a terrible lifestyle. “ The family’s tough times were compounded for Adam when school failed to ignite his interest or recognise his talents. It would take a while for the elements to fuse together into an award-winning career which has included sharing the stage with boxing superstars Floyd Mayweather and Anthony Joshua and fashion icon Calvin Klein to discuss the secrets of success.

I don’t have a magic wand to make you wealthy because there is no substitute for hard work.