Are Entrepreneurs Lucky?

Over the years I have had many people tell me how lucky I am to be self-employed, how lucky I am to be my own boss; the first thing I tell these  people is luck had nothing to do with it.  Lottery winners are lucky; people in business, well we work for a living, we build, we create; now don’t get me wrong, there definitely can be an element of luck; being in the right place at the right time, but luck did not build a business, that was hard work, ingenuity, perseverance, sweat, blood, and tears, and the vision to get there.  People seem to think that because you work for yourself, because you are a successful entrepreneur, that it’s all a fantasy life.  I and anyone else that has built a business can assure you it is not all fun and games… Continue reading “Are Entrepreneurs Lucky?”

Get started in business – Fast

While there are endless choices for those looking to get their new business started and build their own website, a new service helps young entrepreneurs start their own businesses online. Particularly aimed at young people (with support from their parents) Bizinate offers a convenient and simple model to get started. Anything that enables people to get started in a low risk way is to be welcomed, and this service once again shows innovative new media solutions to old problems. While this is a US offering those looking for inspirational help and advice in starting a business can also look online at the UK based shell livewire forum. Continue reading “Get started in business – Fast”