Twitter finally has a genuine business plan and has started to generate revenue. Not very much money just yet, but Twitter is on the road to becoming profitable. Will Twitter’s co-founders sell the business?
What gets you going? What motivates entrepreneurs to build and grow a business from scratch? It isn’t the money, if we’re to believe the latest poll.
Last week I attended the Investec Entrepreneurs’ Summit 2010, hosted by Real Business. The whole day would have inspired any businessperson with an ounce of entrepreneurial acumen. But what stood out for me was the speech made by Sir Stelios and his comments on disabled entrepreneurs.
My apprentice-style programme for sales and customer-service teams was dented in the first week by the resignation of one of my employees late Friday.
After indulging myself with a trip to see Mr Crowe cavort around as an early Robin Hood (an extremely enjoyable couple of hours for those who haven’t seen it yet) and catching up with emails, I finally managed to take five minutes to look at the new cabinet.
Stelios’s row with the easyJet board escalates as he quits the airline’s board. Plus: how does your salary compare to others; what were Luke Johnson’s best and worst investments; and are your new hires pulling your company down?
Poor communication is something that drives me nuts. But what can we do about it? Here are my ten top tips on smarter communication.