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If Kevin Costner can do it, you can too!

Monday, February 17th, 2014

Fancy Venus Williams designing the interior of your house or Kevin Costner cleaning up an oil spill?

Sound farfetched?

Well the truth is that these roles are more real than you might think.

The renowned tennis champion has her own interior design company called V Starr Interiors, while The Bodyguard actor began developing oil separation machines in the 1990s which were even bought by BP during the Gulf of Mexico oil disaster.

You learn something new every day.

New EnterpriseThe truth is that it’s not unusual for even famous people to want to start up a business.  It is a natural thing to want to be your own boss and for many facing redundancy, the prospect is very desirable.  Some may feel forced to do so in their particular circumstances rather than as a result of some serious thinking. For others it is the entrepreneurial spirit inside of them.

But, there are ultimately many different realties to starting a business to consider before making any decision: (more…)