rising Stars Coaching Programme

Designed for those starting or growing an early stage business -5 C's






Building a compliance strategy involves a systematic approach to ensure that your business operations adhere to relevant laws, regulations, and industry standards.

Clearly define your compliance objectives. This might include data protection, financial reporting, environmental regulations for example. Ensure that these objectives align with your overall business goals.

Establish a system for monitoring and auditing your processes to ensure ongoing compliance. Regularly review and update your compliance strategy to adapt to changes in regulations or your business environment and Consult legal experts to ensure that your compliance strategy aligns with the latest legal requirements.


Customer discovery is a crucial step in the process of developing and launching a new product or service. It involves actively engaging with potential customers to gather insights, validate assumptions, and understand their needs and preferences.

The primary goal of customer discovery is to gain a deep understanding of the target market, identify problems or pain points that customers experience, and explore potential solutions.

By engaging in customer discovery, businesses can refine their product or service concept, make informed decisions about features and functionality, and increase the likelihood of creating a solution that meets the actual needs of their target audience.

Determining how to charge for your business services involves considering various factors related to your industry, expertise, and the value you provide. Determining what to charge your customers is a critical aspect of running a successful business. The pricing strategy you choose should consider various factors to ensure it covers your costs, provides value to customers, and remains competitive in the market. 

Assessing the cost of running your business is vital and will of course align with your pricing strategy. Conduct regular financial reviews to assess your business’s financial health. Compare actual expenses against budgeted amounts and adjust your financial plan accordingly

Analyzing and learning from your competitors is a crucial aspect of strategic business management. Strengths and Weaknesses: Analyze the strengths and weaknesses of your competitors. Identify areas where they excel and areas where they may be lacking. 

Use this information to capitalize on their weaknesses and find ways to differentiate your business based on your strengths. Study how your competitors attract and retain customers. This includes analyzing loyalty programs, customer engagement strategies, and retention efforts. Implementing effective customer retention practices can enhance your business’s stability and growth.


Managing business communications effectively is crucial for the smooth operation and growth of any organization. Clearly define the objectives of your communication strategy. Determine what you want to achieve through your communications, whether it’s informing employees, attracting customers, or building brand awareness.  Identify the most effective communication channels for your audience. This could include email, phone calls, video conferences, social media, and more. Consider the preferences of your target audience and use channels that are most convenient for them.