are entrepreneurs born or made?

Are Entrepreneurs Born Or Made?

Linkilaw Entrepreneurship, Motivation & Success

MADE, one of the UK’s leading business events for entrepreneurship takes place in Sheffield later this month. Now in its fifth year, MADE showcases a hotbed of seasoned business owners and emerging entrepreneurs. It has been frequently suggested that entrepreneurs are born, not made, and that what drives individuals to become a successful business entrepreneur has more to do with …

build a strong business

How Good Ethics Will Help You Build A Strong Business

Linkilaw Company Law, Employee Regulations, Motivation & Success, Startup Advice & Tips

Good ethics should be considered an equally important factor to build a strong business and culture just like other factors such as salary, fulfilling work, good management, and more. In fact, according to a new 2016 Deloitte Millennial Survey, respondents said that workplace culture and responsibility are key factors that determine how successful a business will be, which underlines how …

7 reasons to quit your job and join a startup

7 Reasons To Quit Your Job And Join A Startup

Linkilaw Motivation & Success, Startup Advice & Tips

Throw Off The Bowlines, Sail Away From The Safe Harbour, Catch The Trade Winds In Your Sails… And Join A Startup You would be hard-pressed to find a young traveller who has not heard of Airbnb, the peer-to-peer based network that allows people to list or rent short-term accommodations in residential properties. Few people know how the massively popular website …

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Why Is It Important For Startups To Attend Events?

Linkilaw Motivation & Success, Shared Resources, Startup Advice & Tips

One of the most useful practices any startup owner or entrepreneur can adopt is to attend as many relevant networking events as possible. The value you can get from such events is enormous. Communicating with like minded, motivated and active people can take your game to another level. Most networking is free and you might get some free drinks on …

How to protect your business

How To Protect Your Business As It Grows

Linkilaw Family Business, Home-Based Business, Motivation & Success

If there is one thing that’s hard to argue about, it’s the following: starting your own company is extremely exciting! You cannot wait to fill the gap you’ve spotted in the market years ago and offer the world a great new product, paired with sublime service, all under your own name. With your own company, you get to call the …

Why Entrepreneurs Make Great Employees

Linkilaw Motivation & Success, Startup Advice & Tips

Can entrepreneurs really make great employees? The answer is a resounding yes! It may seem like a bit of a contradiction at first glance, an entrepreneur becoming an employee. After all, the definition of an entrepreneur is very single-minded in its essence. It’s about a single man or woman being able to start and lead a company from scratch into …

women in UK tech

Top 10 Women In UK Tech

Linkilaw Business News, Motivation & Success

In 2015, Computer Weekly compiled a list of their top 50 women in the UK tech industry. Their list focussed on the role of women in technology, reminding readers that there are successful women in UK tech. If you Google ‘women in tech glass ceiling’ you’ll see why Computer Weekly’s article is so important. Jobs in technology, although frequently held …

skills gap

How UK Students Can Fill The Skills Gap

Linkilaw Employee Regulations, Motivation & Success

You’ve probably noticed that there’s a problem facing many UK businesses – they’re running out of qualified local people to fill skilled and in-demand positions within their companies. This is especially true in industries like IT, engineering, manufacturing, and science. As the UK doesn’t seem to have enough local people to meet the demand for skilled workers, many companies are …

finding a co-founder

A Guide To Finding A Co-Founder

Linkilaw Motivation & Success, Startup Advice & Tips

A common challenge many startup founders face when building a company is finding the right co-founder. Life as an entrepreneur, especially in the early stages of a business, can be lonely and exhausting. This is the reason why finding a co-founder who you can trust and who can take on the responsibilities, the joy and the sorrow of everyday workload; …