First things first, who are you and how do you help small businesses?
I am Sonny Kurmi from S K Wealth Solutions. I specialise in offering ‘simple yet highly effective solutions for clients that have complex financial needs’. Where I can add the most value is working with individuals such as self-employed, employed and legal professionals. I have worked in financial services for over 14 years within both the UK and internationally. This has allowed me to gain a wealth of knowledge, enabling me to offer a truly holistic financial solution to every client.
What made you become a member of Start-Talk-Grow?
The idea of helping others, especially small businesses. I love that people can come to this organisation and get advice free of charge.
What inspired you to start your business?
Be my own boss and do things my way.
What makes you different from others in your field?
International experience, qualifications and age.
What are the greatest achievements you’ve had in your business?
Becoming Chartered, having a very varied client base, being part of peoples family & helping people achieve their future goals.
What did you wish you knew when you started that you have learned along the way?
It can get very tough at time so make sure you have a great support network.
The quick-fire round
Which is your favourite social media platform
What is the best bit of work kit you have?
My Surface Pro 8
What was the best piece of advice you were given when you first started? And by whom?
‘Don’t be scared of making mistakes, it will happen, however, learn from them and don’t make them again purposely.’ – Another financial advisor in Switzerland.
Imagine you’ve been given an unexpected day off – how will you spend it?
Spending time with my partner, family & friends.
Which is your while-you-work drink of choice?
Coffee & Tea
Which is your favourite business book?
To Sell is Human – Daniel H Pink
What is your secret to success?
Perseverance, Resilience & Motivation.
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