Self-appointed entrepreneurship is no entrepreneurship. None of the great entrepreneurs describes themselves as an entrepreneur.
Google’s decision to restructure its business under the new corporate name and entity Alphabet is effectively turning the business into a new tech holding company, a structure that is very common to those who regard Sir Richard Branson as their best entrepreneur.
Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May are to make a new motoring show for Amazon’s on-demand TV service that will go head to head with BBC2’s new-look Top Gear when it begins next year.
In the next few days the BBC are conducting a full disciplinary hearing to decide the fate of the lead host of its highest grossing programme Top Gear following a ‘fracas’ between the larger than life Jeremy Clarkson and another member of staff. However when what seems to be a easy to decide case is made somewhat more difficult given that potentially replacing your key staff member could well cost over £50M in lost revenue what would you do?
£1.2bn was lent last year through online Crowdfunding platforms such as Crowdcube, Funding Circle, RateSetter and Zopa, which enable private individuals and businesses to lend directly to SMEs.
In what was a mainly non deal-making episode of the deal-making show Dragons’ Den Kelly Hoppen & Piers Linney invested in Enclothed one of the new wave of male e-tailors aiming to take the High Street stress out of clothes shopping for men.
Sometimes the world of football seems very detracted from the real world of business, however in sacking their first team manager David Moyes today the Glazer Family, it would appear that they are trying to wrestle back control and appease their global client base (fans) after a period of not understanding their clients post their acquisition of the club in 2005.
Ok, so an odd title for a business blog, but I thought that I would share this as I have just written it in a note for a board meeting where our MD is proposing her expansion plans for the coming year.
Whether you require a lot of sleep or a little, if you’re like most leaders, you’re probably up early. Here’s what that means.