Stephen Fear

Stephen Fear Interview – Newport City Summit 2016

Stephen Fear was interviewed at the Newport City Business Summit that took place on Monday 28 November 2016 at the University of South Wales Newport City Campus. The summit provided an opportunity for businesses and key stakeholders to be updated on projects and developments in Newport. For details about the…

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Bristol – so good they named it 35 times!

Original article written by Stephen Fear for the Bristol Post on 7th December 2016 (also featured on SouthWestBusiness.co.uk on 8th December 2016): Stephen Fear, of the Fear Group, believes Bristol has a bright business future  With its two brilliant universities, two aspirational football teams and one potentially great rugby team (not…

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Stephen Fear Speaks at Newport City Summit

Stephen Fear was invited to speak at the fourth Newport City Business Summit that took place on Monday 28 November 2016 at the University of South Wales Newport City Campus. The summit provides an opportunity for businesses and key stakeholders to be updated on projects and developments in Newport. For details about…

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MONDAYS FREE TIP FROM Stephen Fear

Welcome to this week’s Monday Tip for entrepreneurs! Startups are an important function of business activity. It’s important to remember that all businesses were startups once!! Famous names like Google, Apple, Marks & Spencer, John Lewis, Harrods, Bloomingdales & Hilton were once the brainchild of an entrepreneur just like you…

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Talking Books

When I was asked in 2014 to start reviewing business books and making some reading recommendations we decided to film it at The British Library in London where I was then the official Entrepreneur in Residence. Due to many reasons, not least my travel schedule and diary, we always struggled…

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Home Is Where The Heart is

Original article written by Stephen Fear and was featured on The London Economic on 6th February 2015: A home is somewhere we can be ourselves. Somewhere we can dress how we like, slob out on the sofa with an Indian takeaway, or watch exactly what we like on TV! Sadly…

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Serial Killings – How Stephen Fear made millions from building and selling companies – Cover story of New Business Magazine Winter 2014

Stephen Fear is a hard man to pin down. Not physically – that was relatively painless – but in terms of positioning. He has so many interests and activities going on, spanning business, charity and a wider belief in encouraging entrepreneurism, that it’s almost impossible to put a label on him. His…

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Working the room: how to network effectively

Networking is essential for starting up or growing a business. When I speak to small business owners and sole traders, an overwhelming majority say most of their business comes from their own network or contacts they have made through an event or introduction. However a ComRes poll for the British…

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