Diary of an entrepreneur: Nick Hatter

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Here's a guest post from CEO of GiftGaming Nick Hatter, who scribbled down the build up and results of his experience at TechCrunch Disrupt Europe. Our recent podcast with Nick is available here, and our podcasts with advice on seeking investment can be found here. Monday 20th … [Read more...]

Betting against the banks and simple business lessons

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What happens if you build a successful business, sell it, watch it become very unsuccessful and buy it back against the advice of every bank and credit card company? Steve Bennett knows and today we're talking to him about Britain’s number one retail jewellery business and finding out the business … [Read more...]

Quickfire Q&A: Professor Cal Newport

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We welcome back Professor Cal Newport to Breaking Biz, following his first interview exploring the idea that 'follow your passion' is just plain bad advice when it comes to finding happiness at work. Today Cal steps up to take the quickfire Q&A, normally answered by entrepreneurs. Considering … [Read more...]

Is ‘follow your passion’ terrible advice?

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Our guest Cal Newport debunks the long-held belief that “follow your passion” is good advice. He believes pre existing passions are rare and have little to do with how most people end up loving their work— and he also thinks that the 'follow your passion' advice can be dangerous, leading to anxiety … [Read more...]

Entrepreneur Q&A: Marc Worth of Stylus Media Group

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Last week Breaking Biz had the pleasure of visiting the new offices of Stylus Media Group, for a chat with the founder, Marc Worth, who recently launched Stylus Fashion. It's the first time we've conducted a face to face interview and explains why you can hear the hustle and bustle of real life … [Read more...]

Entrepreneur Q&A: James Kitchener of Jack Media

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Meet the founder of Jack Media, James Kitchener. He lives in the surfing town of Byron Bay and has been a successful entrepreneur since 2005 when he started experimenting in the world of affiliate marketing. He's come a long way since the days of travelling and working from a laptop (not … [Read more...]

Entrepreneur Q&A: Jake Hayman co-founder of Frame Again

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Join Jake Hayman for a quickfire Q&A session. Jake recently appeared on Dragons Den with his business partner Joe, only to turn down an offer from serial entepreneur Peter Jones.   Today Jake took a few minutes from the busy world of Frame Again to answer some startup friendly … [Read more...]

Startup investing: Why I invested in Planned Departure

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As our social, financial and legal lives become more digital, there's a very real problem with the deceased and their loved ones becoming the victims of online identity theft.   Planned Departure are a very interesting startup looking to solve this particular pain point in the market … [Read more...]