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4 simple steps for effective planning

4 simple steps for effective planning

  By Fatoumatta Kurang As a self-employed individual, how do you manage huge workloads? The answer is plan, plan, plan! The biggest and most obvious planning mistake people make is leaving things to the last minute. If this sounds like you, you are no doubt struggling to complete tasks and hit deadlines, which in turn more »

Don’t neglect this crucial profit making area of your business

Don’t neglect this crucial profit making area of your business

  By Paola De Pascali Customer service is often neglected in the early stages of a business startup, with so many other pressing tasks to complete to get your business off the ground.  Whether you plan to be customer facing or interacting with your customers digitally, don’t neglect this crucial area of your business when more »

15 year old entrepreneur challenges education system

15 year old entrepreneur challenges education system

By Paola De Pascali I recently had the pleasure of meeting Adam Woodage, who at the tender age of 15 already has a best-selling title ‘FIFA 15: A Game Without Limits’, under his belt and has now moved on to his latest venture – PuzzledETP. His passion and enthusiasm for his business is quite astounding more »

Top 4 Start-Up Organisations for Youngpreneurs

Top 4 Start-Up Organisations for Youngpreneurs

By Paola De Pascali Setting up a new business is tough for anyone let alone budding youngpreneurs, so if you fit the youngpreneur profile, check out our list below of organisations that can help with funding, writing your business plan and general business start up support.   1.    Prince’s Trust This charity has been helping more »

From electronics to H2O: A journey of success

From electronics to H2O: A journey of success

Anthony Charles spends an afternoon with Peter Campbell to talk about his journey, growth and future plans… Every time I speak to Peter Campbell, CEO of Drinking Water Solutions (London) Limited, I am not only blown away by his achievements, but totally inspired but his focus, principles and persistence.  He has been in the water filtration more »

4 Simple steps to manage stress in your business

4 Simple steps to manage stress in your business

By Paola De Pascali Life can be tough for business people, with heavy workloads, a busy agenda and not enough time in the day resulting in a stressful challenge for many.  In fact, if entrepreneurs could get their hands on that proverbial magic lamp, one of their three wishes would surely be longer days. It more »

Are you making the most out of events and expos?

Are you making the most out of events and expos?

Business growth isn’t achieved by hard work alone; smart working can be achieved by aligning yourself with the right people who can be very instrumental in making your journey from employee to entrepreneur a real success.  Finding good people in business isn’t hard if you know what you are looking for and what you have more »

Get organised in 4 easy steps

Get organised in 4 easy steps

Choices Magazine co founder Anthony Charles has a chat with productivity expert Patty Cruz-Fouchard about how to get organised when working from home. This month at Inside Choices we’ve been focusing on home based businesses; so while thinking of writing an article with words like entrepreneur, home, business, focus and success in my mind, I 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 »