Archive for the Entrepreneurship Category

A Way Forward

Every business owner, particularly those running SMEs – needs to have a coach; especially during these difficult economic times. This is not a luxury but a necessity. Below are three sources to help you find a suitable coach: ActionCoach The world’s number one business coaching firm, with more than 1,200 coaches in 26 countries. Coaches work with the owners of small and medium sized businesses to help them make more profit, work less hours, achieve goals and build strong teams. E-Myth Worldwide Based on the business development model created by E-Myth Worldwide founder and bestselling author, Michael Gerber, E-Myth Worldwide┬« […]

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Chase Success, Not Money

My favourite entrepreneur video at is that of Wilfred Emmanuel-Jones – The Black Farmer. In fact, I have watched and listened to this video quite a few times. I like this video because from the start, he talks about the need to have a dream — a clear vision of your future as motivation for moving forward and ultimately becoming successful with any business venture. To be exact, he says: “One of the most important things I believe you need to have in life is to have a dream because with a dream it gives you focus which then […]

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UK jobless claimants top 1m

On a daily basis, I work with people who have been recently made redundant. Helping them to explore opportunities beyond the corporate world. However, to learn that more than 1million people in the UK are currently claiming unemployment benefits due to job loss is just astonishing. Furthermore to hear that economists except this number to reach 3million by the end of next year, well leaves me almost at a loss for words. These really are interesting times. UK jobless claimants breaks one million barrier Rosie Lavan, Times Online, 17 December 2000 The number of people claiming unemployment benefit has soared […]

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Decision Time

The call came at 3pm today. I’m in! now the real work begins. Yipee!!

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To New Beginnings

Today is the first day of my new life. I no longer work for the firm. Thank goodness! That place was sucking the life out of me. Now, don’t get me wrong, I met a bunch of lovely people. However, I simply did not enjoy working 16+ hour days. So I am glad to have it all behind me even if I am feeling a bit uncertain about the future! Particularly as the news in the market continues to be quite negative. Of course, only time will tell as to whether or not I made the right decision for my […]

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