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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…)

The ‘X Factor’ finally revealed….preparation

Monday, November 11th, 2013

You can’t escape reading the paper or surfing the internet on a Monday morning without a weekend’s round up of the X Factor. When the programme buy cialis 5mg started nine years ago, there was clearly a market for it, but since then,many now argue that every year is just the same as the last. One recent online article which backed up this theory examined the vast number of times particular songs have been performed on the live shows. The winner? ‘Feeling Good’ by Nina Simone, followed closely by ‘One’ by U2 and ‘Don’t want to miss a thing’ by Aerosmith.

You could argue a job interview is somewhat akin to the X Factor- clearly practise makes perfect and evidently there are always typical songs performed/ typical job questions asked.

The following questions are invariably posed which are also not easy to answer if you haven’t thought about them beforehand. (more…)