Tips For Getting A New Business Off The Ground by Luke Johnson

Over the weekend, in The Week, I read these start-up tips by Luke Johnson which were originally published in the Wall Street Journal Europe.   Luke Johnson, chairman of private equity house Risk Capital Partners, has made a success of businesses as varied as Pizza Express, bingo and dentistry. Here are Luke’s tips if you are contemplating going into business for yourself: Consider moonlighting or going part-time. A steady income to cover personal overheads can be a life-saver while you develop your concept. Do what you know. Don’t plunge into a new sector without doing extensive homework. If you start up in […]

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