Chris Roberts

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Self-employed set up co-operatives to share costs and services

Self-help groups aim to take the strain out of going it along for UK’s nearly five million freelancers<p>Nearly five million people in the UK are now self-employed, many in precarious, often low-paid roles, and always anxious about where the next pay cheque is coming from. But a new report reveals …

Employment

Aspiring entrepreneurs may not want to hear this tech veteran's career advice

For some people, the desire to become an entrepreneur precedes the specific idea for a business.<p>Aileen Lee, a venture capitalist that has been assessing tech companies for more than 15 years, says this is the wrong way to go about it.<p>As the founder and partner of Cowboy Ventures, Lee has set about …

How Ignoring Your Instincts Can Lead to Missed Opportunities

<i>The Entrepreneur Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

30 Under 30 Meet The Social Entrepreneurs Changing The World in 2016

After Christopher Gray, 24, earned enough scholarship awards to fund his entire Drexel University education (and then some), he knew he wanted to pay it forward. Today, the Scholly cofounder and CEO is using a simple app to help 600,000 people and counting fund their college educations.<p>But Gray’s …

Entrepreneurship

5 Steps of Startup Success

…or what 2015 taught me about startups<p>It was in 2015 that I’ve first set my foot firmly on the startup road. The process, however, began much sooner. …

How This Entrepreneur Built a $4.3 Million Marketing Agency for Mommy Bloggers | Inc.com

<i>She's been described as an Ari Emanuel for "mommy bloggers," with less cursing. As CEO of the Corte Madera, California-based content marketing firm Sway Group, Danielle Wiley represents a legion of some 90,000 bloggers who cover everything from parenting and DIY to food and technology. And business</i> …

Business Strategy

Why Gratitude Makes You a Happier Person

<i>“Stop pitying yourself, people have it worse, you should be grateful.”</i> You’ve probably heard this before, and it’s some of the most cliché, unhelpful …

Happiness

7 Things Really Successful People Never Do | Inc.com

There are good habits, and not-so-good ones. Then there are habits that will actually prevent you from achieving success. That observation comes from the personal finance site GOBankingRates, which recently used Stephen R. Covey's bestseller <i>The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People</i> as a starting …

Self-improvement

18 Ways to Create Good Habits -- and Eliminate Bad Ones -- for Life

Forget the excuses! Building good habits lies in following a system consistently, day in and day out.<p>All of us like to mythologize successful …

Working age people lonelier than the elderly

Surrounded by people every day but working age people less contented with social life and more likely to feel lonely than the bulk of the retired<p>It is a time of life characterised by hectic juggling of work and family commitments, surrounded by colleagues and busy crowds.<p>But an official study of …

A List of Books that May Change your Life

I started off 2015 with a 10-day silent Vipassana meditation course, one of the hardest things I’ve ever chosen to do. I wasn’t a meditator. I had …

Books