Entrepreneurship

What inspires the entrepreneurs to do what they do?

The entrepreneur who refused to take no for an answer

Melanie Perkins of Perth Australia was 14 years old when she launched her first business of selling scarves.At 22, she launched a successful on line year service for schools to design their year books ; today, Fusion Books is the largest yearbook publisher in Australia, with a presence in France and New Zealand.In 2013, Perkins …

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How Jamie Oliver lost his business – and his entrepreneurial streak..

Jamie Oliver is one of TV’s most successful chefs who was able to build an empire based on his culinary skills. Yet, while his business thrived in cook books and TV shows, his restaurants came crashing down and no have declared bankruptcy. Where did the famous TV chef / culinary entrepreneur go wrong? His failure …

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Why entrepreneurs need emotional intelligence..

To succeed in the world of start ups, entrepreneurs need to be equipped with many skills. While financial insights, marketing knowledge and customer focus is vital for a business to thrive on, nothing comes closer to one powerful factor which every would-be entrepreneur must possess. Experts have named emotional intelligence as the ability to manage …

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As an entrepreneur, have you developed your own signature company culture?

Before the internet age, things were usually very system based ; when it came to starting a company or in recruiting, when a placement occurred, someone was interviewed and hired. There was an employment contract and there were job descriptions and performance reviews so everyone knew where everyone stood. There was no worry about a …

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Warren Buffet on becoming and staying successful – lessons for entrepreneurs today

In 1942, Warren Buffet, then aged 11 years, used his savings of $ 114.75 to buy three shares of stock in a gas and oil company. Recalling the memory, Buffet notes that it felt good to become what he called a capitalist. In a letter to the shareholders of Berkshire Hathaway, the company he has …

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The power of entrepreneurship – turning a hobby into a business

Shivesh Bhatia was just 16 years old when he started sharing pictures of his baked goodies on Instagram. By 2017, he had become a full time blogger, sharing his recipes, tips and stunning images of the deserts he creates. His passion – baking has now become his business – it is a journey that clearly …

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