are you the right person to start a business?

Last Updated on Thursday, 28 August 2014 07:29 Written by Ed Beckmann Sunday, 23 January 2011 12:27

I have just spent three enjoyable days training for Westley Business Solutions at Andover College ,  with some people who were invited by Jobcentreplus to explore working for themselves, and thought I would share some of the things that we discussed.

Am I the right sort of person to run a business?

A couple of people were concerned about this – whether you had to be the type of person to go on The Apprentice or Dragon’s Den to make a go of it. Here’s where I deal with it in the Simply course material, which you can read more about in the menus above. Fundamentally there is not a ‘right sort of person’ as much as someone who has developed a bunch of characteristics – these characteristics are the basis of the seven modules that make up the Simply course.

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