David Graham, CEO at Code Ninjas offers advice on how to decide what type of entrepreneur you are.
Pimlico Plumbers boss, Charlie Mullins talks all things optimistic and why this mindset is essential for entrepreneurs during this challenging time.
As a parent or partner running a business or holding down a full-time job, it’s sometimes easy to overwork yourself, and often to the detriment of your personal life.
Entrepreneurs may be the ‘idea generators’ for a business, but that doesn’t mean their staff aren’t equally entrepreneurial in their mindsets.
Recent studies show that the UK business climate could be in trouble. So how can entrepreneurs remain resilient against these changes? Perhaps a fresh (and younger) perspective could help…
Is it fair to demonise business founders when they rally against the interference of others when a management takeover happens?
Although many people believe that being an entrepreneur is a glamorous vocation, the reality is often far different from the dream. Long days, heavy workloads and immense pressure often weigh you down. These factors can cloud your view of the very reason why you set up in business in the first place. And while starting up can be a steep learning curve that requires all your time and energy – even when your business is established, there is no time to rest, or cruise along.
We’re told as entrepreneurs that bigger is best, that we should concentrate on growth at all costs and that a key measure of success is turnover and the number of staff that we employ. But that approach can lead to misery, burn out and poor mental health. Here’s my own story about growth, expectations, ego and the lessons I learned as a CEO of a growing business.
Students can capitalise from the rise of crowdfunding to gain highly valuable skills in planning, pitching and marketing entrepreneurial ventures as well as accessing funding for small scale projects, writes Dr Robert Phillips, senior lecturer of Entrepreneurship at Manchester Business School.
The tough economic conditions of the last decade have proved hard on many an entrepreneur and those who survived or thrived have done so due to their ability to dig deep and adapt.
We bring you coverage of last night’s Amazon Growing Business Awards that saw the introduction of a brand new impact award, as well as a high number of female-led businesses bagging the top prizes.
From a young age, NBA hall of famer Earvin “Magic” Johnson was drawn to basketball. You could say it ran in his genes, with his parents and brothers equally as passionate about the game. But even back then, business was his ultimate ambition.