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Starting a Business Careers Presentation - St Edmunds School Canterbury
 

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Careers advice presentation on the option of starting your own business, presented by Josh Whiten of Webscape Marketing at careers morning for St Edmund's School Canterbury in June 2014

Careers advice presentation on the option of starting your own business, presented by Josh Whiten of Webscape Marketing at careers morning for St Edmund's School Canterbury in June 2014

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  • Own a digital marketing agency <br /> Age 42 <br /> Live in Folkestone
  • At St Edmunds from 1986-1990, Watson House <br /> Studied Art, English, History A level <br /> Ironically one of new not to do business studies or economics <br /> Gained unconditional place at art college during 6th form <br /> Not a model pupil, CAVALIER
  • Went into marketing by accident <br /> Had several jobs then launched first business in 98 <br /> Then specialized in digital marketing; a new frontier
  • Get to do cool things <br /> Started several businesses <br /> My job didn’t exist 10-15 years ago
  • Although some things never change
  • ASK… <br /> What’s good about starting your own business? <br /> Never been easier Make money Be your own boss Flexibility Fulfilment Make things better
  • ASK… <br /> Risk Loneliness Hard work Long hours No time off Irregular income
  • Arrogant Passionate Make things simpler or better Creative problem solvers, ideas driven Inspire others to believe <br /> Handle rejection Prove others wrong Tolerant of risk Willing to Fail Overcome adversity Twitchy
  • If you are thinking of starting a business, these are my tips…

Starting a Business Careers Presentation - St Edmunds School Canterbury Starting a Business Careers Presentation - St Edmunds School Canterbury Presentation Transcript

  • My Background
  • My Journey
  • Not a Model Pupil
  • Started at the Bottom
  • Now Doing OK
  • Some Things Never Change
  • The Benefits
  • The Downside
  • Qualities of Entrepeneurs
  • Some Words of Wisdom
  • 1. Get Work Experience
  • 2. Spot a Niche
  • 3. Exploit new opportunities
  • 4. Stick to Your Goals
  • 5. Be Ruthless
  • 6. Tolerate Risk
  • 7. Fail Fast
  • 8. Do it with Others
  • 9. Hire Talented People
  • 10. Watch The Social Network
  • Questions?