Student Entrepreneur Blog

Being English shouldn’t discourage you from learning a new language!


Recently, I have had a little bit of time to myself – and have spent the last couple of weeks in a small Swedish town called Storvreta with my girlfriend. In an effort to fit into my surroundings and try to understand what the hell my Girlfriend is saying on the phone, I have been…

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How to make the most out of an exhibition?


Exhibitions are perhaps one of the most important marketing practices for both product and service based businesses. Sure; websites, apps and social media allow you to connect to potential consumers from all around the world… but exhibitions offer a face-to-face opportunity to build new networks, increase brand recognition and potentially sell to your target audience.With…

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Managing Uncertainty – Stepping into the big wide world

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Assignments handed in, University studies completed and the bubble has burst. There’s something daunting about stepping into the big wide world by yourself, particularly when surrounded by challenges and responsibilities. Which path to follow? Getting a job? How to make your impact on the world? How do you go about Managing Uncertainty? Three years ago…

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Optimistic visions of the future of the enterprising landscape in Iceland


There was something special about my recent trip to Reykjavik, Iceland that I can’t say I have ever experienced before. Not just the bewitching mountains and the dramatic volcanic landscape, nor this being my first trip abroad with my beautiful girlfriend; it was because this was my first research trip. Rarely have I had the…

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Cambridge Black Tie Fundraising Event for SOS Children’s Villages Charity.


Three years of studying Enterprise and Entrepreneurial Management at Anglia Ruskin University, and it all boils down to my final dissertation project. Co-leading 13 enterprising students to run a successful Black Tie Charity event. A project that needs creativity, teamwork, sales, marketing, finance and planning skills; It is projects like these that make me realise…

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Managing an overcrowded mind

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  I have always admired the way that business owners, entrepreneurs and project managers have such an acrobatic ability to juggle several things at once whilst maintaining focused and in control of the important matters at hand. I admit to sharing the same ability, never shying away from an opportunity that presents itself, never stopping…

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Should I hire a marketer for my start-up business?


There seems to be a certain scepticism when considering hiring someone to handle marketing tasks; particularly during the startup process of a company. Do we have any budget for this? What type of marketing should we be considering? Isn’t it simple enough to do ourselves? Decision paralysis is a horrible thing. When it comes down…

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Treat Others As You Would Expect To Be Treated – Not always the case!

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‘Treat others as you would expect to be treated’ – Let us be honest, we have all heard this phrase in one walk of life or another. I think the first time I probably heard it was the first stay of school; but it is still something that I hear time and time again. What…

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The thin line between Patience and Laziness…


I like to consider myself a bit of a go-getter. Always looking for the next opportunity, or the next task, or simply just something to do! Joe ‘slow down’, you are only 20 you have your whole life ahead of you, be patient. Patience; the capacity to accept delay, problems, or suffering without feeling anxious…

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