Josh Paul Beacroft

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What will Brexit mean for British trade?

As an EU member, the UK and companies based here can sell their goods freely to customers anywhere else in the EU without those customers having to pay additional taxes to import those goods.<p>British consumers and companies can also import from elsewhere in the EU without tariffs. The EU also has …

6 Important Skills of Self-Made Millionaires

There are ambitious individuals all over the world working hard to achieve <i>millionaire status</i>. It is a status that most would agree epitomizes …

Self-improvement

A CEO's account of how his Startup Failed (RewardMe) - Yu-kai Chou: Gamification & Behavioral Design

A post that will cost me $13,000 (regarding how I lost $1 Million in Funding)<p>This post has been long overdue.<p>Partially it was because I felt rather …

How Social Entrepreneurs Change The World

Who is a social entrepreneur? In their new book, <i>Getting Beyond Better: How Social Entrepreneurship Works</i> (HBRP, 2015) Roger Martin and Sally Osberg offer some surprising answers.<p>Neither Mother Teresa nor Martin Luther King Jr. makes the cut, but “Robber Baron” Andrew Carnegie does.<p>The book in fact …

Entrepreneurship

16 successful entrepreneurs who made millions 'online'

Here is an infographic of 16 tech entrepreneurs who made millions of dollars doing what they are most passionate about

10 Things That Stress Out Entrepreneurs More Than Anything

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurship is a stressful role for anybody. You’ll be in charge of leading people, making decisions, and determining the fate of your business with your actions -- and to top it all off, you'll probably have a significant chunk of …

The 5 Productivity Tricks That Are Making Entrepreneurs Less Productive

<i>These five popular productivity tricks might actually cost you more time than they save.</i><p>There's no shortage of "productivity hacks" and tricks out there--and I've even written about some of my personal favorites before--but not all shortcuts to productivity are as efficient as they seem. In fact, …

The 12 Best Podcasts For Entrepreneurs

The best entrepreneurs are always looking for a new edge, and increasingly, podcasts have become an unparalleled source of applicable advice. A bunch of podcasts focusing on tech, startups, and the challenges of growing your business have launched in recent years. Forbes has sampled a whole bunch, …

Entrepreneurship

6 Things I Learned About Entrepreneurship by Age 19 | Inc.com

Growing up in the social media generation, I was quickly exposed to the viral stories of student-entrepreneurs-turned-billionaires Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates. What particularly piqued my interest was how these three men had created products that millions of people all over the world …

Entrepreneurship

Impact Investing: What Do Emerging Social Entrepreneurs Really Need?

As impact investing becomes more and more popular, discussions are becoming more sophisticated around measuring impact and benchmarking financial returns. Yet while investors clarify their needs and requirements to invest, there is still work to be done to get start-up social entrepreneurs …

Entrepreneurship

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How a secret turned into a thriving social enterprise

Kayley Reed and Kyle MacNevin didn’t know it when they first met working at a mental health organization two years ago, but they each had a secret, as well as a passion, that would soon develop into a thriving business.<p>Each was battling a mental health condition – Reed had an eating disorder and …

5 Mistakes to Avoid as an Entrepreneur

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurship is a land of risk and reward where most of your traditional work boundaries have been removed. No one tells you how to work, how long and how hard to work or how much you can make. There are, in fact, a million advantages …