#037 Interview With Serial Investor And Fund Raiser Fredrik Sandvall


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In this episode Ray and Nigel welcome special guest Fredrik Sandvall, who is an entrepreneurial individual with multiple business interests including property development and a global sales consultancy. He has raised money for projects in a number of ways including crowd- funding. Tune in to hear Fredrik discusses the key ‘game changers’ you need to know to grow your business. Fredrik also reflects on the vital components required in business and in life to make substantial leaps forward. KEY TAKEAWAYS The hardest thing for people to do in business is to learn how to get out of their own way. Understanding that you do not need to do everything yourself is a game changer when growing a business Getting other people involved and moving from the knowing part to the doing part is a vital part of a team work approach. Organisations such as Progressive Property and PIN offer stability and structure around property investment, they are encouraging, pulling up and helping others. Trusting other people through delegation and leadership, giving those people the freedom to do what they should do and the accountability that goes with it is key to growth. You must learn to let go, micro-managing is a hinderance if you are looking for extreme growth Working with other people’s money is about trust. You can create trust by doing great deals, giving value and through sharing your knowledge which demonstrates you know what you’re talking about. If you share your knowledge willingly people will want to work with you. Learning how to ask for money can be challenging, if you have a fear of rejection. What’s the worst that can happen when you ask for the money ? they can say no but it might only be no at this time. Following up with the ‘why’ question and digging a bit deeper could mean you find yourself with a different deal. Every deal is unique, in both how turns out and how it happens BEST MOMENTS “Ive always been very curious, that curiosity took me into special forces” “Then all of a sudden you’ve got yourself a deal again” “Hardest thing for people to do is get out of their own way” “Everyone reaching back and pulling up” “Daring to ask for the money” “Trust is the new currency” “A cumulative compound effect of doing this deal and that deal giving good returns -networking the trust” VALUABLE RESOURCES https://www.angelsden.com/en-gb/events/ http://howtoraisemoney.co.uk/ https://fredriksandvall.com/ Main interests include Partner - Sandvall Invest Ltd a property holding company www.sandvallinvest.com Managing Director - Global Sales Consulting Ltd www.globalsalesconsulting.com Business Development Manager for London - Multi-Let UK www.multi-let.co.uk Property Investors Network - Mastermind Facilitator and Coach http://www.propertyinvestorsnetwork.co.uk/ Various other director and advisory positions in a couple of other companies Financial services, Outsourcing, IT start-up and property companies. Non for profit: Junior MBA teaching younger persons about entrepreneurship https://www.facebook.com/JuniorMBAglobal/ ABOUT THE HOSTS Ray McLennan is a keynote public speaker and former corporate solicitor who has many years of experience owning and operating a variety of businesses in the UK and Ireland. Ray is the Regional Manager for Scotland & Ireland for Angels Den, which has over 13,500 high net worth Angel investors that help to find funding for property and SME businesses. Ray also helped to create Property Angels Den (PAD) in Sept 2014, which matches High Net Worth Investors with property proposals of all sizes. PAD now meets regularly and has funded dozens of property projects all over the UK. Nigel trained as an accountant but has for the last 11 years run the family care business. With a 7 figure turn-over and over 100 employees, the role has given Nigel quite a few valuable lessons! Nigel and his wife, have focused more and more on pro Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/HTRM/message

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