Life Magazines (Essex Editions) July 2021

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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


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.

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