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On Saturday I watched a Disneyesque movie in which a girl who’d moved to a new country when she was two, managed to qualify for the US Open Tennis Tournament, played 10 matches over three weeks, didn’t lose a single set and emerged victorious at the grand old age of 18.

Except it wasn’t a movie.

Neither was it the fairy tale that some elements of the media seem to be making it, nor was it a story of overnight success.

In reality, it was a story of a strong woman, driven by a passion for something she loves doing, supported by a close family and a coach, Andrew Richardson, who’s been working with her for ten years helping her to achieve her dream.

More than that, this weekend’s final was a story of TWO incredibly strong women, both striving for success.

Emma Raducanu and Leylah Fernandez can, and should be an inspiration to us all.

Running a business is no different. It takes hard work over many years. It requires a supportive network of friends, family and sometimes coaches who help us improve. It takes commitment and persistence.

Overnight successes are rarely that.

Do you need a coach in your support network to help you become an overnight success? Maybe we can help.