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Things I have learned so far.

C96ed27286a51ae9d0951066c1d75579?s=47 Rachel Andrew
November 29, 2011

Things I have learned so far.

A talk I gave on the 28th November 2011 to young entrepreneurs on a Prince's Trust programme.

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Rachel Andrew

November 29, 2011
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  1. Things I have learned so far. a presentation about business

  2. Rachel Andrew http://edgeofmyseat.com http//grabaperch.com http://rachelandrew.co.uk @rachelandrew

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  8. a (former) young business person

  9. a Prince’s Trust supported business

  10. You have to love doing what you do.

  11. - Walter Chrysler “I feel sorry for the person who

    can't get genuinely excited about his work. Not only will he never be satisfied, but he will never achieve anything worthwhile.”
  12. Your own business gives YOU control of your life ...

  13. ... make sure you are doing something you love, that

    makes you happy.
  14. - Steve Jobs “The only way to do great work

    is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle.”
  15. There are opportunities in a downturn

  16. They might not be glamourous

  17. Know your figures...

  18. ...but take professional advice

  19. Say YES a lot.

  20. Lucky breaks?

  21. “Can you write a couple of chapters of a book?”

  22. How hard you work is one thing YOU can control

  23. Work hard (and smart)

  24. Look after YOU

  25. “Those who think they have no time for bodily exercise

    will sooner or later have to find time for illness” - Edward Stanley
  26. Enjoy the ride

  27. "We were young, but we had good advice and good

    ideas and lots of enthusiasm." - Bill Gates
  28. Thank you photo credits: http://www.flickr.com/photos/koalazymonkey/3681447024/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/kaibara/2545331599 http://www.flickr.com/photos/mrs_logic/4690732835/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/adactio/297867499/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/mikebaird/482031103/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/redvers/3000060539/

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/daveparker/304675228/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/pagedooley/2577006675/ Drew McLellan