Entrepreneurship

A Day Job Is So Much Easier Than Entrepreneurship

You know what’s easier than entrepreneurship? A day job. I say this with emphasis after not having a day job since 2012! I’ve been running a lifestyle business, this site, since I started it in 2009. But let’s go back to September 2012, three months after I left banking for good. Here are my words …

A Day Job Is So Much Easier Than Entrepreneurship Read More »

Family Business: The Pros and Cons Of Hiring Relatives

If you run a small or medium sized business, do you employ any family members? Currently, more than a fifth of small business surveyed (21%) do so.  What’s more interesting is that a staggering 94% of SMEs employing family members felt that their business had benefited as a result. I’ve always believed hiring a family …

Family Business: The Pros and Cons Of Hiring Relatives Read More »

Real Entrepreneurs Are Successful, Don’t Kid Yourself

Are you a real entrepreneur? Because frankly, real entrepreneurs are successful. If you can’t generate enough business income to live, then you probably are not a real entrepreneur. There’s nothing wrong with that. Just don’t kid yourself into thinking you are. According to the dictionary, “entrepreneur” is a term applied to a person who is …

Real Entrepreneurs Are Successful, Don’t Kid Yourself Read More »

Deep Thoughts On Twitter: $10,000 Income or 10,000 Followers

Here are my deep thoughts on Twitter. I’m a shareholder and a user. I think Twitter is fun and can be useful for helping grow your brand and platform. Today I have about 35,000 Twitter followers. This post was first written in 2010 and I’ve updated it. As a relative shrimp on Twitter with only …

Deep Thoughts On Twitter: $10,000 Income or 10,000 Followers Read More »

The Samurai Mask: An Interview With The CEO of BULLDOG Gin

I’m pleased to highlight a new series of articles focused on understanding the thoughts of successful entrepreneurs. For our inaugural series, entitled, “The Samurai Mask,” I speak with the CEO and Founder of BULLDOG Gin, Mr. Anshuman Vohra, 31. “Shu” was once a JP Morgan Banker who gave up his lucrative career to start BULLDOG …

The Samurai Mask: An Interview With The CEO of BULLDOG Gin Read More »