Can you make it second time around?

Photo credit: Chesney Bradshaw. Copyright 2017

A few weeks ago I met a small business person who I haven’t seen for some time. He was successful at one time in the financial services sector but through personal circumstances he eventually overextended himself and lost almost everything.

It’s hard to pull yourself back from financial disaster. Second acts are not easy. After you have got a real good hiding out there in the marketplace, a bloody face and a dried out bank balance, it takes special character to pick yourself up and start anew. Some people may simply give up. Others may even take drastic measures such as turning on themselves – one small publisher I knew got into deep financial trouble and turned a gun on himself. An even smaller group of people will decide to try again and give it their best. Continue reading “Can you make it second time around?”

Have you modernised your thinking in entrepreneurship?

(Copyright © 2014 by Chesney Bradshaw, all rights reserved)
(Copyright © 2014 by Chesney Bradshaw, all rights reserved)

A commentator in a Himalayan publication was saying that we have modernised today not only with technologies but with our thoughts too. The commentator gave several examples where thinking had changed including in education and the workplace.

How have you modernised your thinking when it comes to entrepreneurship, start-ups and small business?

Are you using the same style of thinking that you used several years ago? Continue reading “Have you modernised your thinking in entrepreneurship?”