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Entrepreneurship and the 3rd Sector – by Charles McLachlan

As my career developed in entrepreneurial commercial organisations, both large and small, I believed I also had something to offer the 3rd sector.  Certainly, it was easy to get invited to join trustees, act as a treasurer or get more involved in operational activity.  Here was a place that I felt confident I could contribute.  […]

The Trick to Being a Successful Entrepreneur? – by Steve Songaila

Sometimes you listen to something and it strikes a chord, I have some very eclectic tastes in music from The Rat Pack, through the 80’s New Romantics and plenty of stuff that is playing on the radio now, probably much to my children’s annoyance! I currently have Alicia Keys playing in the car. Her album […]

Are you an Entrepreneur? – then you’ll need Action, Belief and Energy – by Brian Chernett

Over time, I given a lot of thought as to whether positive action or beliefs come first – especially since writing my book, The Entrepreneur Within.  If you want to achieve, you cannot do so unless you take positive action for change. However, to take the right actions requires belief. As qualities for Entrepreneurs, the […]

Why I say ‘no’ to being a solo entrepreneur, but ‘yes’ to leading a committed team by Charles McLachlan

Our individualistic celebrity culture dictates that we seek to make heroes of individuals and icons of their ideas.  Not convinced?  For a moment, just ust think of some of the celebrity entrepreneurs that readily come to mind: Dyson, Branson, Sugar, Gates, Jobs with their iconic products – Dyson: cyclone vacuum cleaner; Branson: Virgin Atlantic; Sugar: […]

How do I know what type of Business I should start? – some ideas for New Entrepreneurs – by Brian Chernett

In this series of blogs about entrepreneurs and entrepreneurship, I’m looking at issues that face new entrepreneurs as they respond to the need to generate growth in the economy, though, of course, most won’t have come to entrepreneurship for that reason. Let’s look at choosing the sort of business you might want to run. Many […]

Events for Entrepreneurs by Brian Chernett

My theme this week in our blogs has been ‘entrepreneurship’ and with this in mind we have three conferences coming up which support our passion for leadership development, supporting the entrepreneur and championing the growth of the SME sector. When? Wednesday 8th September 2010 Where? Old Billingsgate, London What? Fresh Business Thinking LIVE! Running a […]

Are you just working IN your business … rather than ON it? By Phil Shipperlee

Are you an entrepreneur, a business person or both? It would be a fair question to ask what is the difference?  Another more than reasonable question might be to ask does it matter?  In my experience, there is definitely a difference and it certainly does matter.  The journey from entrepreneur with a good idea to […]

Are you a budding Entrepreneur? By Brian Chernett

The need for growth to come from private businesses in the UK has never been greater now that we are emerging from a global recession.  In developing countries too, growth will come from private business, preferably from businesses set up in their country of origin.  Businesses such as these are created by entrepreneurs, people who […]