What are people saying about ‘Why Put a Bow Tie on a Llama?

When you write a book, you test out early drafts with your target audience – business owners, people who want to change their life and entrepreneurs. This is what people are already saying about the book…

A fascinating roller-coaster ride of a book detailing the ups and downs of setting up a wedding events business in rural Lancashire. From the painful process of dealing with red tape and bureaucracy, through to handling a unique building programme, then marketing, staffing and sculpting the business – this book covers it all in an easy to understand, practical and very real way.  As a Glamping Site owner also in the North West, I could really relate to this book in a way you can’t with most. It was full of real-world examples of how hard business can be at times and a very honest insight for anyone looking to diversify their farm. There’s very little information out there about this and thank you to Celia for taking the time to share her vast experience. I’m sure that reading the book will give you some real light bulb moments and plenty of takeaways for you to implement in your own business. This roller-coaster ride is a must read for anyone looking to set up any type of leisure business, or those already in it.

Alex Young, Camp Site Manager, Stanley Villa Farm Camping, Preston, Lancashire

Despite every barrier you can imagine being put in her way; Celia Gaze shows how you can transform a run-down farm into a thriving rural business.  Learn from her mistakes, but more importantly learn from her success, tenacity and vision.  Celia is a force of nature and her book reflects that in every page

Christine Nicolson, The Profit Fixer

This book is a very useful guide for anyone thinking of converting their home or farm into a venue for public use. It document’s Celia’s journey, the challenges she faced and conquered and what she learned along the way. As soon as you have a gem of an idea to create a unique wedding venue on your private property, read this book. It will make your journey easier and help you to develop your processes, identify the external support and ensure you build your resilience to be successful.

Jacinta Scannell, Managing Director, The Conference Collective Limited

This is a fantastic read to learn the up’s and down’s, do’s and don’ts of starting and setting up a business. A must have for anyone wanting to start up a business.

Jacqui Mann, Founder and Managing Director, J Mann Associates and Author of ‘Recruit, Inspire & Retain’ How to create a company culture to grow your business

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