7 Surprising Traits of an Entrepreneur

We often have set definitions or expectations of what a certain type of person should be like. But it’s surprising how some characteristics―that might seem unfit for a particular role―can be the very ones that are perfectly suited to it. Take entrepreneurship, for example. If you think that some of your personality traits might hold Read more about 7 Surprising Traits of an Entrepreneur[…]

Don’t kill yourself over a startup

“Imagine your life many years from now, when the time you have left is best measured in weeks or months instead of years and decades, and 2015 is a distant fading memory. What moments will stand out to you?  Do you really think it’s going to be that time, all those years ago, when your Read more about Don’t kill yourself over a startup[…]

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2015: The year to launch your business

The start of a new year is an excellent time to begin something big; an excuse to take risks. If you’ve been putting it off, Mike Templeman from Entrepreneur suggests some  very good reasons to make 2015 the year you finally start that business. 1. The economy It’s no surprise that when times are hard, Read more about 2015: The year to launch your business[…]

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What you don’t know about running a business

Here’s an old statistic for you: 95% of businesses will not even last 5 years. Even if that’s an exaggeration, there’s no doubt that it’s certainly tough to start and run a business, and that the failure rate is particularly high for startups and small businesses. And the reasons that immediately spring to my mind Read more about What you don’t know about running a business[…]