Tag: business venture

Ladies and Gentlemen, start your engines

The aim of this blog is to share what I learn as I work with, and as, an entrepreneur, but yet all my posts lately seem to be falling back to my default setting of writing about writing.

So the time has come to start writing about starting. (I was inspired to start sharing when I came across this website of the UK government, who are sharing the redesign and relaunch of their site.)

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The three Ts

Republished on Idealog Magazine

Lately we have had first meetings with potential investment opportunities, and they have been an interesting and mixed bunch.

During the process I’ve learned a couple of things, namely to do with what my boss calls the three Ts; Team, Time and Technology.

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The value of time and the word “entrepreneur”

I hate the word “entrepreneur”. I don’t know why, but I always have.

I cringed when in one of my first MBA classes we were introducing ourselves and one of the guys in the class described himself as” an entrepreneur”. People looked impressed till someone asked him what he did… He ran a car cleaning franchise. Not exactly my definition of an entrepreneur.

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