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The Value of Flexibility

The Value of Flexibility

Choices Magazine reporter Paola De Pascali speaks with Italian entrepreneur about the benefits of working from home and gets some tips for budding home workers everywhere… Flexibility and autonomy represent the main benefits for entrepreneurs who choose to work from home. It might seem a solitary solution, but many entrepreneurs enjoy working without boundaries, resulting more »

Are You a Shark or a Goldfish?

Are You a Shark or a Goldfish?

Author, consultant and speaker Jon Gordon shares some advice on how to deal with life’s inevitable challenges… If you are facing a challenge and anxious about your situation, I know how you feel. I lost my job in 2001 during the dot.com bust. The company was losing money faster than we could raise it and more »

Crouch End welcomes The O Bag

Crouch End welcomes The O Bag

From a small bag purchase to first UK franchise for the O Bag brand. Anthony Charles visits Marcia Robinson’s Crouch End shop to have a chat about her journey so far… Tell me about O Bags? Well, O Bags is an Italian brand, the brand was developed in about 2009; first they came out with more »

Multiple streams of income – the rise of the employeepreneur

Multiple streams of income – the rise of the employeepreneur

Tips on creating mulitple streams of income with ‘Constant Cashflow’ author Lisa Newton. The whole premise behind the idea of Constant Cashflow is that most people have been indoctrinated into the 4040 Plan. This is the employee mindset of working 9 to 5 (40 hours a week), for 40 years, to then retire on 40% more »

Interview: Business Start Up Advice with Rasheed Ogunlaru

Interview: Business Start Up Advice with Rasheed Ogunlaru

Business coach, speaker and author Rasheed Ogunlaru shares his wisdom and expertise for new start ups with Lisa Charles For people making the transition from employment to earning an income on their own as a business person, many of the questions and fears are the same. I caught up with the life and business coach more »

The most complex countries to do business in the world

The most complex countries to do business in the world

UK and Ireland ranked amongst the least complex Argentina (1st), Brazil (2nd) and Bolivia (3rd) are ranked as the most complex Poland (7th) is the only European country to feature in the top 20 despite significant reform, thanks in part to systems and laws inherited from the former Soviet Union Also in the top 10 more »

Complex countries to do business infographic

Complex countries to do business infographic

Sharpen the axe

Sharpen the axe

With Choices Magazine co founder Anthony Charles We are in February 2015 already… how does it feel so far? Are you on track? Are you making the changes that you so passionately told yourself that you would back in January?  Or are you back on the treadmill, making a living but missing out achieving the more »

Last minute dot com – year end is looming!

Last minute dot com – year end is looming!

 By author and finance entrepreneur Lisa Newton There are no excuses! The self-assessment financial filing deadline (a little bit like Christmas Day) never changes from year to year – it is the 31st January and yet why do we (myself included) leave it to the very last minute?! I have been filing self assessment year more »

Homepreneurs leaving themselves at risk with Home Contents Insurance

Homepreneurs leaving themselves at risk with Home Contents Insurance

Two in five home businesses are not insured Almost a third (29 per cent) of home businesses believe they do not need insurance because they are not big enough 145,000 home-based business owners mistakenly believe home contents insurance will cover their business, new research from Direct Line for Business and Enterprise Nation has revealed. Almost more »