Inner Genius Global
Name: Wendy Marquenie
Position: Owner and Creator
Location: Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
I help children overcome challenges they face today by unlocking their inner potential so that they can achieve and belief in themselves and their abilities.
What products/services do you offer?
Online interactive virtual classroom videos with activities, sound affects and audio to engage the children in fun way of learning, with non graded quiz at the end of the video.
One on one coaching and group coaching.
Why did you start your business and how long have you been running it?
I commenced the business July last year and the reason I started the business was to help children who are facing challenges in today’s fast paced world we live in.
What struggles do you think most businesses face in your industry and what would you say they need to do to overcome them?
Funding is the biggest issue small businesses face in the initial stage.
What has been your greatest accomplishment?
Successfully launching the pilot of the program in two schools last year and seeing a difference it made to the way the children were thinking in a relatively short period of time.
What has been your biggest ‘fail’ so far?
My business partner at the time and I going our separate ways and revamping the product.
What do you love most about your business?
What do you find most challenging?
Funding – start up for a new business.
How do you promote your business (please include as many details as you can)?
I have a business coach and a marketing coach, and also a member of a local networking group to promote the business talking to as many people as I can. Constant promotion through all of the social media outlets
What business skills do you have (eg. graphic design, customer service)?
I have Customer Service background, A qualified dance teacher, author and a Certified Soul Kids Coach and Proctor Gallagher Consultant.
What business skills would you like to improve on?
Sales and Marketing.
What software did you/your designer use to create your website (eg. WordPress, Wix)?
I have not created my website but through a management learning system I have a website and this was created by my marketing coach.
What are some of your favourite business tools and apps?
Canva, Krita – anything associated with drawing and designing
What do you like about your website?
How the video explains the programs and it is an amazing video.
What would you like to improve on your website?
Nothing at present.
What lessons have you learnt during your time as an entrepreneur?
It is so critical to have coaches to advise and assist you on your journey
What key tips for success in business would you like to share with others?
As above – have coaches.
What is the one thing that you want everyone to take away from this post?
It is so very important that children know that they have so much talent and abilities locked up inside of them and that they can achieve anything they want to achieve in life.