Business dictionary.com define an entrepreneur as “Someone who exercises initiative by organizing a venture to take benefit of an opportunity” This might describe what an entrepreneur is – but is there a set of qualities that an individual needs to become one? How do you know if you have what it takes to go it alone and start your own business? Let’s have a look at some key pointers that tell you whether you’re an entrepreneur in the making: Continue reading 8 ways you know you’re an entrepreneur in the making
How much is Jordanworth? No I am not talking about the country in theMiddle Eastnor the celebrity (sic) Katie Price. I am talking about the premiership footballer Jordan Henderson who is currently the subject of a possible transfer deal involving his club Sunderland and the buyer,Liverpool. The price for this 20-year old starlet is rumoured to be in the region of £20m. Continue reading How much is Jordan worth?
Linked In duly made its debut on the stock market recently and it immediately doubled in value effectively valuing it at over 30 times turnover – yes that’s turnover, not profit. I haven’t read or heard a single commentator who can see any justification in the value. Continue reading Dot com – Bubble, boom or bust?
The Business news is full of the latest stories in connection with Microsoft purchasing Skype for the rumoured figure of $8bn. This is not the first time that Skype has been acquired, but the truth of the matter is that Skype barely makes a profit despite the fact that it is a wonderful service which I use all the time. Continue reading Are these valuations for real?