A CCTV company recording 20 years in business used lockdown to reinvent itself and focus on national growth. Here, Adrian Standerwick, director of Active CCTV shares his story of rising against adversity.
Entrepreneurship may be the modern-day answer to stoicism. These business owners share how they quietly but surely overcame adversity, including depression, debilitating disease and bankruptcy by starting their own businesses against all odds.
What makes a successful entrepreneur? The answer is not as complex as you might think. All you need to do is identify a problem, and solve it. This is exactly what budding entrepreneur Katie Redstar did when she started a successful company that offers sign-language services to businesses. Being deaf caused her to face discrimination in her past life, but entrepreneurialism opened new doors.
One of the most inspiring categories featured in the 2017 Amazon Growing Business Awards shines a light on those that have triumphed over adversity. We examine its shortlist in greater detail.
Busaba Eathai CEO Jason Myers pays tribute to Jeff Paterson, a trailblazing business builder who dealt with more in 18 months than most do in a lifetime.
Katy Moss had a huge challenge to contend with in 2011 – keep her father’s business afloat after he passed away. Here she tells her story of overcoming adversity.
In its 18th year, the Amazon Growing Business Awards is about championing young and small firms from all corners of the UK – and showcasing triumph over adversity.
Given the choice between a job candidate with a perfect resume and one that, well, hasn't, UPS human resources executive Regina Hartley suggested the latter may be the best option.
Many entrepreneurs and small business people attribute their drive and ambition to events from their early lives. If this really is the case then it’s hardly surprising that Mark Weingard has been so successful.
Ed Fletcher is a law firm CEO but has been a wheelchair user since severing his spinal cord in an accident in 1999. Here he shares his inspiring story of overcoming adversity.