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Start-ups - A toolkit for entrepreneurs by BCS The Chartered Institute for IT

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2 BLAST THROUGH THE OBSTACLES

The short answer to the question about whether entrepreneurs can be taught is ‘yes’. However, there are some important caveats, as Rob Wirszycz FBCS explains.

The topic has become ever more important, due to the current rapidly changing state of the jobs market. There is no longer any ‘job for life’, if there ever really was. Many people, faced with the prospect of no easily available salaried work, are looking to branch out and start their own business.

For many there has been a germ of an idea, an itch that needs scratching, for some time. For others, they get a sudden insight while working as a wage slave, which sparks a latent interest that could be turned into a business. For each person armed with this gift ...

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