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Ian Baker
Episode 11st May 2021 • Pursuing Profit with Principles • Regina Partain Bergman
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Meet Ian Baker from Darbyshire in the UK, Ian serves entrepreneurs and business owners providing profitable growth strategies. Ian has come through the Corporate world into the Entrepreneurial World. Today, he will be sharing his journey from a corporate buyer to a sales person to a Consultant. If you have ever struggled with selling in your business, you want to listen to Ian.


The Principle, Managing Director & lead consultant, Ian Baker Consultancy,  He is also the Principle Strategist at the Joint Venture Guy where working with him you will create profitable jv’s in less than 60 days.

Relevant Timestamps:

[00:00]  Introduction

[06:56]  How to help buyers buy

[07:46]  Determining if you are a coach, consultant or mentor

[15:10]  Understanding your numbers is key to success

[19:45]  The magpie effect

[22:19]  The importance of vision and strategy

Key Takeaways:

  • Sales is vanity, profit is sanity
  • What is Factoring and whether you should consider it
  • As a coach, our client’s success is their success not ours.  They did the hard work, we just pointed them in the right direction
  • The importance of having an exit strategy
  • A good leader knows his/her goals and provides autonomy and tools to his team to accomplish them.
  • Learn from your mistakes and pass that learning on to others

Relevant Links:

Twitter:  IanBaker73

Twitter:  ijbconsultancy

Offer Link:  10 Amazing Tips For Getting the Best from External Help

Summary and Host Offer:

Thanks for listening to our show today, If you enjoyed it, please rate and recommend on your favorite listening platform.  You can also get more information at

As you can see all entrepreneurs experience challenges in business.  It is my experience, however, that with every challenge we solve, we create a new challenge.

So let me ask you, what's the biggest challenge in your business, are you generating the profit that you desire. Do you know what systems you need in order to create more efficiency and profit in your business?  Are you tired of working 60 plus hours a week and not seeing the return? Are your relationships suffering because of the stress that you're experiencing? 

If this is you, I would like to invite you to consider applying to participate in my Master Mind program.  You can schedule a call to discuss whether or not you are a good fit for this mastermind by going to my calendar: