Saturday, 17 April 2010

Freeing up bank credit for entrepreneurs – it is all in the mind!

Becoming a successful entrepreneur depends more on your mindset than getting access to bank credit.  This is according to serial entrepreneur and Australian Bill Liao, who recently teamed up with to create a new free interactive online course for budding entrepreneurs. The Free course is based on his book Stone Soup and it outlines how a business can literally start something from nothing by having the right attitude and successfully engaging and gaining the support of others.

Specifically, success in business is more about having the right attitude, frame of mind, integrity, principles and values. This may require a change of mindset, approach and behavior. It also requires a focus, in the first instance on the human and social dimensions of a new business, in a context broader than business itself. This will involve focusing not only how to be happy at work, but how to ‘build’ and encourage others. 

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Monday, 1 March 2010

Adventurer aims to be first around the world in a gyrocopter

An adventure sportsman is to attempt to fly an autogyro around the world to achieve a FAI "First Absolute World Record".  The details of this 27,000 mile journey, which will involve stop offs in 24 countries, are announced today at Imperial War Museum Duxford (IWM Duxford) near Cambridge England.  With the pilot open to the elements, this endeavor combines danger, adventure and a compelling story about the pilot – entrepreneur and cancer survivor.  Departing the UK in late March the pilot also intends to raise awareness and funding for cancer. 

This expedition is seen as the last great aviation challenge as this quirky little type of aircraft is the only one yet to achieve the distinction of circumnavigating the globe. It is expected to take approximately 115 days or four months.

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