Last week I had the pleasure of delivering a Marketing Planning talk to the lovely ladies and gentlemen at the Women’s Business Centre at Newham College of Further Education. It was part of the Business Start Up course they run.
A fantastic group of people they were evidently very passionate about their businesses.
Speaking to the students really reinvigorated my love for small business again, not that I ever really lost it. Starting and running your business can be such a fantastic thing for a person, their sense of achievement and personal development. Having experienced this first hand I got totally caught up in their excitement.
Entrepreneurship and Self employment allows a person to…
The other thing I’ve learnt over the years is the market is still wide open, some industries you’d think are completely saturated and cannot take anymore suppliers. But you’ll see new entrants still coming in, setting themselves a part and making money from their ventures.
Along with the students this is some of what I learnt last Wednesday…
What do you love about being in business for yourself?
What advice would you give to someone just starting out?