Lessons from the Masters

Original article written by Stephen Fear for the Urban Times May 2013. Ensuring Success by Learning from the Lessons of Renowned Entrepreneurs Over the years I have examined the careers of many famous entrepreneurs including Henry Ford, the founder of Ford motor company, Andrew Carnegie, the great steel magnate of the early…

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Sell More – Spend the Same

Original article written by Stephen Fear for the Urban Times May 2013. How Do I Increase My Sales without Spending A Fortune on Advertising? Keeping your overheads low is very important – without sales you have no business regardless of which sector you are in. So how do you sell…

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40 Years of Learning

Original article written by Stephen Fear for the Urban Times May 2013. Lessons Learnt over 40 Years Starting a business is both exciting and daunting and it is essential that you make as many of your initial mistakes on paper; rather than when the business is live. If you are working…

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A Dangerous Time

A Fragmented & Dangerous Era is Upon Us     David Cameron’s EU speech resonated strongly with many voters who have been calling for a referendum on our membership for many years.

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Warm Welcome for ‘John Lewis’ Drive

Moves to encourage staff ownership win broad approval, say Hesham Zakai and Hugo Greenhalgh The government’s launch of measures intended to increase the number of businesses designed along the lines of John Lewis, the retailer owned by it’s staff, has been met with broad approval by small and medium sized…

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Shift Your Property

Article written by Leon Fear for Property News magazine in October 2012: In a tough market what tactics help shift property? by Leon Fear      When selling property, whether it is a private house or a commercial property, the main issue at the moment is people are worried about…

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Stephen Fear is panel member at the London Design Festival 2012

Stephen Fear formed part of a panel at the London Design Festival 2012, discussing the importance of simplicity in the design and development of products and services.  Other panel members included Merlin Crossingham, creative director of Wallace and Gromit at Aardman Animations and Charlie Allen, bespoke London tailor. You can read the…

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Olympic Opportunity

On your marks for Rio 2016, businesses told As the Paralympic Games draw to a close this week-end, small and medium-sized enterprises are already sizing up the next Olympic opportunity: Rio 2016.

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From Battlefield to Business

In July 2012, Stephen Fear was part of a panel of speakers for “Inspiring Entrepreneurs – From Battlefield to Business” Live Event at The British Library, London. The event focused on the achievements of a selection of inspiring Entrepreneurs who successfully started their own businesses following leaving the Armed Forces. For further details, please see…

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