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5 Business Lessons I have Learnt Along the Way

I am a big believer in the saying “You learn something new every day”. If you stop to think about it, you really do learn something new every day! When it comes to business, most of us gain our knowledge … Continue reading

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The story of an Invention

I moved in with my Nan and Grandad when I was 13. They had a small bungalow which was perfect for them, but possibly a bit tight when it came to the addition of their teenage grandson! So Grandad converted … Continue reading

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A Successful Team

Finding the correct team for your business is crucial. Some businesses may get it right first time, but in my experience, it’s something that my business has struggled with. Your teams are an important aspect of the business and at … Continue reading

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The Most Relaxing Place on Earth

I had often looked at images of the beautiful blue water and white sandy beaches of the Maldives on the internet, but never really thought growing up that it was somewhere I would actually get to visit. Running your own … Continue reading

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Making Business Decisions

Making decisions at the best of times can be tough but making business decisions is even harder, mainly because the decision won’t just affect you, so you must run through all the possible outcomes. In business, most of the time … Continue reading

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Work Life Balance

For anyone who is an Entrepreneur you will all appreciate that a work life balance whilst very important is very hard when running your own business. Personally, this is something I have struggled with since day one and I don’t … Continue reading

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Working with an Entrepreneur

Now some may find it odd when they hear someone say, “I work for Jordan Daykin, 21 at GripIt® Fixings”. It may just be the age thing that really stands out. But I’m sure if you asked any of the … Continue reading

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A Letter to the 30 Year Old Me

So here it goes I’ve decided to write a letter (in a blog) to the 30-year-old me. In 9 years time, I will stumble across it to see if what I have written in the letter adds up or if … Continue reading

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Living with an Entrpreneur

When I first met Jordan, it was before Dragons Den, and I had no idea what he did, I had never heard of GripIt and to be honest when he explained what it was I thought he was a plasterer. … Continue reading

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Inspirational Business Men and Women

The Great British Entrepreneur Awards took place on Tuesday 22nd November at the Lancaster London, the event was sponsored by NatWest. I hosted a table of inspirational entrepreneurs. I judged the “Entrepreneurs Champion of the Year category, which had 6 … Continue reading

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