Ready to move from feeling stressed, overworked & stuck to in control, confident & consistently profitable?

Be the first to hear when the doors reopen to The 2022 Self-Running Agency Implementation Group

This membership is about getting work done, getting work off your plate and building your agency so that it gives you flexibility & freedom WITHOUT losing control!

The Self-Running Agency Implementation Group is Your Answer

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Here's What's Inside The Membership

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Your Own Agency Coach

Get the benefit of support from an experienced coach (who started, grew and sold his own agency and went on to coach over 350 agencies) AT A FRACTION OF THE PRICE of private coaching.

Group meeting

The membership includes monthly group coaching calls where you can pose questions and network with other agency owners.  I know it can be lonely running an agency so networking & learning with a group of supportive like-minded agency owners is priceless.

You also have access to a private members-only discussion forum to post questions, get referrals, share successes and access previous group call recordings.

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Online Video Resources, Tools & Templates

You will have access to online videos resources, tools and templates(including all new content added in the future) as well as tools and templates.

So you never feel overwhelmed, this content is dripped to you over time to ensure you're putting all the right foundations in place. It literally gives you the steps you need to take to build your agency supported bye proven templates and feedback from me.

Expert Training and Q&A

We have frequent industry leading guest experts sit on the 'hot seat' do some training and get quizzed by the members.  

We  cover everything from Business Development, Linkedin, Money, HR, partnerships, Succession Planning & much more.

Your Pathway To Your Self-Running Agency

Win Back Time

I recognise that we are all pushed for time so you'll start the program by learning how to win back 30 minutes a day to work on your agency

An empowered Team

Key to building your Self-Running Agency is to empower your team: ensuring they step up, are accountable and take responsibility

Clarity on where you are headed

A clear 12-month plan that you excites you and your team

Strategy To Consistently Win New Ideal Clients

A sales and marketing machine that is delivering results

Hear from Our Members

Learn why Lisa and Fiona from Truth PR joined The Self-Running Agency Group & the key benefits achieved so far.


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Hear why Amanda Williams from Storm Communications joined The Self-Running Agency Group.


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What are the key benefits of joining the group? Richard Cook, MD of Champion Communications shares his experience.

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Listen to what Tracey Stappleton from Spa PR had to say about being a member of The Self-Running Agency Group.


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George Milne is the MD of charity marketing agency, Audience FC, listen to hear thoughts on being a member of The Self-Running Agency Group.


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Hear why Sonaya joined the membership, the benefits she has gained and her advice if you are sitting on the fence.

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My Story

I started my marketing agency back in the early 90s with exuberant youthful optimism of growing a business that would give me control, flexibility, freedom and fantastic income.

Over the next 11 years we grew the agency to have 25 staff with turnover of about £1.5 million. However, as we grew, instead of giving me more flexibility and freedom, I found myself tied to the agency more than ever - with clients and staff looking at ME to solve their problems and support them.

I recall sitting in my corner desk and every day having 'wheelbarrows of crap' pilled onto my desk. I was dealing with tasks that didn't excite me (quality, HR, finance etc.) and felt I was taking one step forward and one step back - all the while with this feeling that my success was dependent on continued growth.

Something needed to change!

What I needed to do was first change my mindset and then focus on getting the structures in place to build a self-running agency. Now that doesn't mean an agency that could run without me but rather, an agency that would be more self-sufficient and less dependent on me, giving me the flexibility and freedom that I so craved!

Instead of making that change, I decided the best option was to sell the agency and move on. Now I don't regret that decision but if I could do it all again or go back and give my younger self some advice, I would say "focus on building a self-running agency that gives you flexibility, control, income and freedom."

The Self-Running Agency Implementation Group is born out of my own experience as an agency owner plus my time working with many hundreds of agency owners over the past 14 years, and seeing that they all share in the same aspirations and challenges as I did. Challenges we tackle in The Self-Running Agency Implementation Group.