Osie Osborne has more degrees than a thermometer, which makes him a good practical Business Coach. With real world experiences of running his own online businesses, and Action Coaching training, Osie will give you practical advise on the do’s and don’t in the business world. Also having a degree in finance helps in understanding the fundamentals of cash flow in a business.
His favourite quote is the one by Warren Buffett,
The scoreboard in business are the 3 financial statements. Osie argues the most important one is the Cash Flow Forecast, as you need cash to keep the business afloat. In business it is important to start with your numbers. Numbers of where you are right now, numbers of where you want to be, and numbers on how you are going to get there.
Another quote he enjoys is one by Abraham Lincoln,
Your business Axe are the marketable skills that provide value to your customers. Osie argues that you must continually refine your marketable skills and then team with other experts to provide your customers with a complete one stop shopping experience. Customers know you cannot be an expert at everything but appreciate you providing advice on who else to use to meet their complete needs. “Be that Expert, for your clients and prosper”
Osie has worked in Africa, New Zealand and Australia. He started his career as a psychology graduate in Human Resources and sent most of his career negotiating with Trade Unions. He then used his negotiating skills to move into Sales and then as a Business Coach. At 60 years old he retired to the seaside village of Southbroom in KZN South Africa.