Former Angel Investor and Technology Executive Paraic Hegarty gives some great suggestions for companies looking for investment and also common mistakes that are made.
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You may have already reviewed 2011 and set your goals and aspirations for 2012. If you have not already thought about how you operate WITHIN your business, here are some guidelines to help you focus on what is important for yourself as a business owner
While it is supposedly key to their success, SMEs often have an uneasy relationship with the Internet. It’s a problem with many dimensions. Maybe the logical answer is to find ways to empower SMEs to get the information they need. So here’s an idea.
Becoming self employed after being in employment is not an easy task, by any standards, but if I had to say ONLY one thing… if you have a dream, the energy, the FIRE, to create something and make money from it…
In life failure is inevitable. Sure it hurts, it’s made fun of, it’s pushed to the side to find the “success stories”, and its generally not welcome…
We often think of the real helpers as banks, enterprise boards, mentors, coaches, and they are always in our sights as we drive our new business out of the safety of our dreams into broad daylight.
If you are starting a business, or in the process of expanding, think of the silent partners helping you quietly propel your business and your confidence to the next level.
I do! It’s the cry of more and more people regardless of their age – entrepreneurship is a growing trend – yet there is more to…
Business people are similar the way they go through their business day. Some will speed in, make a lot of noise, some will “arrive” and leave a lingering impression well after they have gone. So you could wonder which has the longer lasting impression?
Interview with Australian Cathy Albanese who is a fitness instructor and the lady behind Ireland’s FITT Ladies Bootcamp. After only 9 months, they were nominated for the 2010 Pigsback.com Irish Enterprise Award.
Are you a Crow or Magpie – big in size but the slightest movement will scare you off forever more?
Are you a Blackbird – spending all your time obsessed with wooing the ladies and staving off a single competitor?