Author interview with Alexandra John of ‘Being Your Own Boss: How to start up a business’

| February 19, 2018

Author Interview with Alexandra John

Do you feel trapped in a 9-5 pointless job that drains all your creativity and productive energy? Are your innovative ideas being constantly buried or, even worse, used by your supervisors without you ever being credited for them? All you need to make it is the confidence that derives from knowledge – and thorough knowledge is just what ‘Being Your Own Boss’ is all about!



Are you looking for confidence and knowledge pursue your dreams of being your own boss? Alexandra John, business owner and the author ‘Being Your Own Boss’ has kindly set aside a little time to share a taste of her experience with us today. Alexandra, you’re busy enough with your businesses, what inspired you to take time out from your own busy schedule to write a book?

Building your own start-up company is not a simple task, and I am well aware of that since I am the founder of a few companies, one of which happens to be a multinational business advisory company!Now, having accumulated more than 15 years of business experience, I want to share it with every woman who dreams but doesn’t dare to kickstart her own business!



There are so many wonderful dreams out there, no doubt it can be tricky to write a book that helps people in different situations. How do you tackle the challenge of writing a book that can be helpful for many people? For instance, what are you focusing on or thinking about when you write?

I imagined all that women that are starting up a business and I can help them with some advice.



What are the central pieces of advice that you hope women focus on as they read your book?

It’s easy, step by step guide through all the process on how to start up a business.

  • Do you have what it takes to run your own company?
  • How to best choose the team that will surround you?
  • Are there any tips on how you can run a business marathon without collapsing?

These are but a few of the questions that I answer in this fantastic book which is a must-have essential for every woman that wants to thrive and realize her dreams!



Realizing your dreams can be a multi-step process. Have you thought about writing additional books to develop an author brand that can help readers through the many steps ahead?

I’m planning to continue writing the books and also other stuff like my video course for women etc.



A video project sounds interesting, tell us a little more about it.

I have done also video course Being your own boss or Entrepreneur in 30 days. They are prepared specially for women, as I have been for 15 years in business and namely due the last years I became an expert in helping women with starting-up their business. You can find more information



I’ll have to check it out. Actually, I might check out your site right now, but before I do, is there a final piece of wisdom from your book that you’d like to share a taste of what more is to come for those who pick up a copy?

“There is a special place in hell for women who don’t help other women.” (Madeleine K. Albright)



That special place should hold no fear for you, as you’ve provided a wonderful resource to women in ‘Being Your Own Boss’. Alexandra, thanks for chatting with me today and sharing this resource with more women.


Excited to read the book we discussed today? Find it here on Amazon: ‘Being Your Own Boss: How to start up a business ( ASIN: B079N9DS45 )‘.

Want to find out more about Alexandra John? Connect here!


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