From a lucrative corporate career to a successful farming business

howard hughes

Howard Hughes


With 20 years corporate leadership and 10 years into lifestyle change and rural business. Howard is a highly adaptable executive leader and manager having held a wide range of management roles during my career, including Finance, Sales, Marketing, Coach, Project & Programme Management, Strategy and Business Transformation. Director and Managing Partner of a highly successful diversified rural business (Bowhayes Farm) including a specialist tree nursery (Bowhayes Trees). Bowhayes Trees - is a well regarded UK grower of native and ornamental trees and hedging. With online, telephone and retail sales of trees and accessories across the UK and EU. Additionally, within the 'Bowhayes Farm' business Howard have initiated a set of programmes to further the growth and evolution of a diversified rural business including, accommodation, cider production, orchard husbandry, rural business consultancy and performance coaching.

In this episode, you'll discover:
  • Purchasing process of a new business
  • Managing staff in a farming environment
  • Working as a team with a spouse
  • Serving diverse clients and using government programs to grow your business
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Anar Umurzak

I'm a curious mind whose favorite thing in the world is to ask questions that help me fully understand. With each episode we will uncover trends that you can use to build an algorithm to your own success.
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