Great ways to sharpen your writing

Hitchingsign1

Several years ago I co-wrote and published an on-line book. Entitled ‘Dexter Bentley: My first million’ the story follows the entrepreneurial journey of a young man whose academic failures prove to be the catalyst for his business success... … [Continue reading]

Digging for fire will spark your thinking

Fire_Treasure

The previous post entitled 'Top 10 websites for entrepreneurs' highlighted the most popular sites being recommended to people starting in business. But when looking more deeply at the sites and social media sources that didn't make top ten status, it … [Continue reading]

Top 10 websites for entrepreneurs

Topten

For 2 months I conducted some basic research to establish the best websites that help people start and stay in business in the UK. Over 500 individuals (who work in an advisory and business support capacity in academia, the public and private sectors … [Continue reading]

Meeting the world’s greatest entrepreneur

WinterSun

It started with a cold call. "I'm sorry but Nick never gives interviews" I was informed. The PA on the other end of the line was pleasant but firm. "But please give me your details. Someone in PR will be in touch I'm sure." Two days later the … [Continue reading]

If you’re going to screw up a pitch, here’s how…

Explosion

As part of Global Enterprise Week I was invited to talk to students at Oaklands College about the art of pitching. Rather than provide environmentally unfriendly handouts, I suggested to the tutor (Paul Kirikal) that I provide the 10 top tips … [Continue reading]