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  • The Benefits of Starting Your Own Business

    Having your own business is challenging, but it has many advantages over full-time, salaried employment. When you have a full-time job, you have the assurance of a salary and benefits. However, working for someone else is not for everyone. For instance, if you want to follow your passion, spend...

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  • How to Become an Online Entrepreneur

    The COVID-19 pandemic has greatly impacted people’s buying habits. More than ever, people are going online to purchase products and services. A United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) report showed that online retail sales rose from 16% to 19% in 2020. The increase in the number of...

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  • Top 5 qualities of an effective mentor for entrepreneurs

    A good mentor is invaluable for any entrepreneur, regardless of whether you are experienced in business or just starting out. Mentoring is a very powerful career development tool that can enable the mentee to achieve or exceed their goals and aspirations. When I started my first business I had a...

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  • The Differences between a Business person and an Entrepreneur

    What makes a person decide to call themselves an entrepreneur? Lord Alan Sugar once famously said to his candidates on BBC’s The Apprentice “An entrepreneur is not what you call yourself, it’s what someone calls you in recognition of what you’ve achieved. I call Richard Branson an entrepreneur. Rupert Murdoch...

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  • The Ups and Downs of being an Entrepreneur

    As with most things in life being an entrepreneur will have its ups and downs. Here’s some examples of the advantages and disadvantages you can expect, when opting to take the plunge as an entrepreneur. The Advantages One big advantage of being a successful entrepreneur is the freedom that...

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