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We asked four fit bosses: does keeping healthy make you a better leader?

 

Heading up your own company entails enough running around without the extra effort that keeping fit and healthy entails. Yet more company heads are waking up to the benefits of exercise and overall health as a way of maximising their businesses’ performance, setting a good example, and seeking achievement in …

Six everyday habits of successful entrepreneurs

 

Entrepreneurs are a special breed: whether they’re freelance videographers, popcorn sellers, or founders of a software startup, all the small business heroes we’ve encountered are hard-working, creative and tenacious. But what makes them successful? What are the common characteristics of an entrepreneur, and how can they be emulated by other …

Running your own business: the entrepreneurs working Christmas Day

 

Christmas Day, for many of us, is one long boozy journey between sofa, dinner table, and back to the sofa for naps and Love Actually. It’s Toblerone and unwrapping ugly scarves and having a port-fuelled argument about politics with your second cousin Roy. It’s also, if you’re an entrepreneur running …

Meet the philanthropreneurs – famous philanthropic entrepreneurs

 

It was National Kindness Day yesterday, and so we wanted to look at the good that entrepreneurs can do for society through their business activities. Philanthropic entrepreneurs (philanthropeurs?) have been around throughout history, and have used their wealth to contribute hugely to the society we now live in – here’s …

Maturepreneurs: starting a business when you’re over 50

 

Last week we spoke to some awesome young entrepreneurs – but this week it’s time for a shout-out to some maturepreneurs: those over fifty who’ve started up their own businesses. There are tons of reasons why starting a business later in life can be a great idea. You might have …

10 celebrities you didn’t know were entrepreneurs

 

We all know of celebrity “entrepreneurs” – the Kim Kardashians of this world who bring out their own perfume and perhaps a cheeky figurine or two..But it might surprise you that there are a few real entrepreneurial minds amongst the Hollywood glitterati… 1. Reese Witherspoon She’s not just an Oscar-winning …

Yolo-trepreneurs: the bright young business superstars making a difference

 

Think you need to have decades of business experience under your belt to successfully start up your own? This bunch of brilliant young entrepreneurs are all set to prove you wrong. Whether independent retailers or tech-heads, all have two things in common… they’re scarily young, and they’re ruddy great! The …

How to become an entrepreneur

 

By Julie Walters, President, Entrepreneurs Organization UK If you’re wondering how to become an entrepreneur, I have great news for you. You don’t need to invest thousands of pounds in a degree or a diploma. Nor do you have to spend years climbing the corporate ladder. You don’t need a …

It’s an entrepreneur extravaganza on Small Business Heroes!

 

Do you consider yourself to be an entrepreneur? One thing’s for sure: you don’t have to be Bill Gates or Richard Reed to have entrepreneurial flair – here at SBH, we know that entrepreneurs come in all shapes and sizes. Over the next couple of weeks, we’re going to be …