Entrepreneurial Enlightenment


I am a blogger turned businessman. I never had a grand plan nor an entrepreneurial bent. I never made any money washing cars for my neighbours nor set up a lemonade stall outside my parents’ house. Who am I? I assumed, after leaving school, I would simply get a job just like everyone else (if […]

Freelance Designer or Design Business?

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Are you a freelancer or an entrepreneur? This question occurred to me while talking to Alex Mathers from the RedLemonClub a site that offers advice for the freelance creative. There was a time when I called myself a “freelance graphic designer” and had that as the title of this site. I wrote plenty of articles […]

Running Your Own Business & Doing Accounts


Let’s just get this straight. This is not a boring article. Running your own business is sexy. Accounting is sexy. As a business owner, you’ll have a more challenging life. And, you’ll contribute more to the wider economy, as you will buy other goods and services for your company and you may even start to […]

Helping People as a Business Strategy


There are many reasons to start a business. To make money. To create something. To impact people’s lives. Or because working for other people may seem dull and unfulfilling. However, the reasons people stay or are successful in business may change as they progress along their journey. They have with me. When I set up […]

My 2012 Business Plan Review


At the beginning of the year I wrote my business plan for 2012 where I specified a number of goals and, as promised, here is my half-yearly review of that plan. My plans and goals for passive income ended up taking over an entire (and very popular) blog post. I also set some targets in […]

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