I met several people today who are in the midst of a career change. They are working either full or part-time and doing what they love as a side line. One year in they need to make that leap and take a risk. But will they?
I started a back bedroom project 5 years ago. Today my co-writer Carole Ann Rice went on a panel for BBC Woman’s Hour to discuss what makes a woman successful. Woman’s Hour have interviewed successful entrepreneurs who gave reasons as to why they have got to where they are today. Taking risks is an important part of being a successful entrepreneur.
The films, which include Tracey Emin and Kanya King, are here:
In a nutshell the tips are these.
To get our book on the bookshelves we had to keep going. Reasons to give up were many, varied and tempting. But, if you listen to these entrepreneurs, never giving up is a key ingredient to success – and half the battle.
On the panel: Carole Ann Rice, Life Coach, Columnist and Author of Start Your Dream Business, Ruby McGregor Smith CBE, Karen Mattison MBE, Founder of Timewise Jobs, Sarah Veale Head of the Equality and Employment Rights at the TUC