Thinking Of Entrepreneurship? 10 Facts You Didn’t Know

Thinking of Entrepreneurship? 10 Facts you didn't Know

When we are thinking of entrepreneurship -either in terms of thinking to start our own business, or in terms of thinking the real people behind companies- we tend to have some specific stereotypes in mind. Did you know that it’s not always the case? For example, one of the most common stereotypes has to do with age. Almost everyone thinks that you have to be in your mid-twenties to be an entrepreneur, but we have already discussed that there’s no such thing as “too old to be an entrepreneur”. A Kauffman Foundation report called “The Anatomy of an Entrepreneur” proves that […] Read more »

You Were Saying You’re Too Old For A Career Change?

say hello to career change

So… You are thinking about a career change for so long now. You want to escape from a job that’s not making you happy and start your own business joining the team of the successful entrepreneurs around the world. But you never make the next step because you think you’re too old for that? Well, think again! These days, the media promote constantly the “Mark Zuckerberg model” and we read, watch and hear about entrepreneurs in their early or mid-twenties every day. But this doesn’t have to hold you back. Many successful professionals and entrepreneurs didn’t take the big step […] Read more »

Is Having Your Own Business A Viable Career?

Having Your Own Business

Recently, a number of women who have asked for a Career Quickstart conversation with me have mentioned, almost in passing, that they would one to start up their own business, but ‘can’t afford to do it’. Which prompted me to write a few words about how you can set up your own business, and become an entrepreneur, in an affordable way. This is Part 1. Now there is a caveat. It does take a particular mindset to run your own business. I’ve been doing it for 15 years, and have spent a lot of the rest of my  life either […] Read more »