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Sell your Business

Original article written by Stephen Fear for the Urban Times August 2013. Selling your business after spending years creating it is probably the most important thing you will do. Personally I hate selling businesses because for me they become part of my daily activities & serve as an intrinsic element…

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Political or Not?

Let’s Get Political by Stephen Fear   Karren Brady, star of The Apprentice and vice-chairman of West Ham United Football Club, has said that she would like to enter politics but that being fast tracked doesn’t appeal to her. Stating that too many politicians “theorise about business”, a sentiment I must agree with.

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Managing Risk

Original article written by Stephen Fear for the Urban Times July 2013. Learning How To Manage Risk By Thinking Things Through Business is to a certain extent about risk but it needn’t always be risky, that’s another thing altogether. Many entrepreneurs starting new businesses borrow to get them started, often from…

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Digital Will

Original article written by Stephen Fear for the Urban Times July 2013. Our resident entrepreneurial expert Stephen Fear lays out his tips for sustaining your online legacy with a digital Will. As we move our lives into a digital arena, where privacy and passwords are king, ensure you allow your loved ones…

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Maximise Meetings

Original article written by Stephen Fear for the Urban Times July 2013. Many business people find meetings tiresome, but without them, getting any direction into your business is almost impossible. So how do you get the most out of every meeting? In my opinion one of the first things to do is…

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What makes an Entrepreneur?

Original article written by Stephen Fear for the Urban Times July 2013. Urban Times entrepreneurial expert Stephen Fear considers what exactly makes an entrepreneur and provides some helpful tips for getting started on the path to success: Interestingly, the noun ‘entrepreneur’ derives from the French and means ‘organiser’. Entrepreneurs are traders: some work for…

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Finder Fee Fortune

Original article written by Stephen Fear for the Urban Times June 2013.Our entrepreneurial expert Stephen Fear explores the lucrative world of the professional finder and lays out tips on how to get started. How To Make A Fortune In Finders Fees Make money without having to worry about bank borrowings or…

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The 2030 High Street

A Vision of the High Street for 2030   The United Kingdom is often referred to as a nation of shopkeepers, so what shops will this nation of butchers, bakers and candlestick makers have on its high streets in 2030?

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Speed Reading

Original article written by Stephen Fear for the Urban Times June 2013. Make Reading Those Reports & Books More Interesting President Kennedy Reading has been a large part of my life and reading fast just comes naturally to me now. I often wonder whether President Kennedy’s mother did the same with him because…

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Understand Quickly

Original article written by Stephen Fear for the Urban Times June 2013. Entrepeneur Stephen Fear delves into his childhood to reveal that one of his best kept secrets of success is the ability to speed read. Despite being a difficult skill to master, it can drastically increase your understanding of texts,…

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Improve Your Productivity

Original article written by Stephen Fear for the Urban Times May 2013. People often ask me how I am able to read so much and still have time to do all the other things I need to do such as running a multitude of businesses and speaking at events and seminars all…

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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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