Mental Health Awareness Week and Entrepreneurship

Focus on You First Before You Help Others Starting and running your own business is a tough game. Whilst we hear amazing stories from the successful entrepreneurs we look up to, it’s a battle. A daily grind, a constant pressure, juggling to survive. This can take its toll on you and your mental health. We […]

It Isn’t Failure Itself That is Going to Stop You, It is Fear of Failure.

It isn’t failure that’s going to stop you, it is fear of failure. Those who do not have a fear of failure don’t fail because they see “failure” as growth. Failure does not exist in their world. Failure only exists for those who fear it. Fear of Failure Fair of failure, also known as atychiphobia, is […]

Rejection – The Truth and How to Overcome It

In entrepreneurship, rejection is a common given. Why? A million reasons from your product not the “correct” fit right down to how a single person is feeling in that particular moment. We are probably rejected at least once a day and that might be out your control entirely. So, time to buck up, because the […]

The Entrepreneurial Mindset

When you think of an entrepreneur what are the first things that come to mind? Richard Branson, Elon Musk, genius, success, raking it in. These are all true but does that put you off entrepreneurship? Well, it shouldn’t because these people came from the same places as you and I and certainly weren’t born with […]

What’s the Story? Pitching and Presentation Masterclass with Bob Keiller

Once upon a time, I learned about Presenting and Pitching with Bob Keiller. When I was first told by Kallum that Bob Keiller was coming to deliver a Pitching and Presentation Masterclass to the Acorn community, I said “Bob who?”. Kallum, gave me a brief description of who Bob is and what he has done […]