The various definitions I have found for the word ENTREPRENEUR, include: Impresario, industrialist, manager, organiser, producer, promoter, undertaker, charlatan, daredevil, explorer, fortune-hunter, gambler, globetrotter, hero, heroine, knight, madcap, mercenary, opportunist, pioneer, pirate, rogue, romantic, soldier, speculator, stuntman, swashbuckler, traveller, venturer, voyager and wanderer. I notice they miss out my own personal favourite from there – spiv! Which are your 3 favourites in the list? I would have to pick daredevil, heroine and globetrotter as mine.
This is the story of a million Entrepreneurs. Of EveryEntrepreneur. They could be you. They are you and you are them. I use the word Entrepreneur to describe everyone who works for themselves, even though this isn’t the definition. It’s my word of choice to describe everyone, anyone who gets up every day and makes their own opportunities. One of my favourite Entrepreneurs is Eddie Grundy in The Archers. Almost everything Eddie touches turns to base metal but he never – or almost never – loses heart. Being a wide boy, a spiv, is who Eddie is. It’s hard-wired into […]