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  1. Who Wants to be A Midlife Entrepreneur?

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    Article by Emma Wimhurst Who wants to be an entrepreneur? – I do!   It’s the cry of more and more people regardless of their age – entrepreneurship is a growing trend – yet there is more to being a successful entrepreneur than being self-employed as anyone who has ever tried to build a business will know only too well.     Becoming an entrepreneur is not the “easy option” and most certainly is not for the faint-hearted. Vision has to be underpinned by business planning and self-discipline Business success stories are never without challenges – and regardless of your motives that set you off on your own business journey – the vision of success and the excitement of the BIG IDEA – have to be underpinned by...
  2. 7 Key Disciplines to Running a Business

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    Article by Emma Wimhurst  A key finding in a recent business survey conducted by the London Development Agency revealed that there are “5 times as many women-owned businesses than men-owned businesses using the four basic planning tools in their organisation – 1. business planning,  2. financial planning,  3. marketing planning and 4. training planning.”    On the surface this is an impressive multiple – however, it is shocking when reviewing the actual numbers involved – only 3.4% of majority-male-owned businesses and 15.9% of majority-female owned use these tools.     One in Six businesses now majority female owned  With one in six businesses now majority female owned, compared to less than one in ten three years ago and with an estimated 1 million female entrepreneurs throughout the UK, generating a combined turnover of about £4.4billion (source:  Times Online,  September...
  3. Its Never Too Late to Set Up a Business- 5 Steps to Planning

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     Article by Emma Wimhurst More and more people are seizing the “business bug” and the UK is seeing a significant increase of start-ups as a result of the current economic climate;   more and more people are eager to discover new sustainable ways to unleash their creativity for a business they can call their own, to be their own boss and to reap their own rewards.    These desires are not ageist and therefore, being over 50 cannot and does not prevent you from setting up and running your own business – and achieving amazing results.    In fact with decades of successful experience (paid or not), you would be mad not to act on your ambitions and strike up on your own! The most common barrier to starting a business is not being sure on what...
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