Together with my former business partner from The Money Gym, Nicola Cairncross, we’ve created a regular weekly podcast which is called Own It! Your Business and Your Life. If you enjoy audio, give us a listen. New episodes are published every Friday. You might also join our Facebook Group where we debate matters arising from each episode, and/or Like our Facebook Page where we publish each episode as it goes live each week. You can also subscribe at iTunes. *** In episode 77, Nicola and I discuss being business partners again in the matter of our Virtual Summit called Beyond the Laptop Lifestyle […]
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 […]
What do you already love about your business and how could you do more of that? And if you don't love yours at all, how can you get rid of it and start again?