SmallBizPod #13 – anatomy of a successful entrepreneur

Interview with Phil Crowshaw of on the what makes entrepreneurs tick and the anatomy of business success.

By Alex Bellinger
28th July 2005 at 12:28 pm

SmallBizPod #13 includes an interview with Phil Crowshaw, business and training consultant and the brains behind This week the show examines the anatomy of successful entrepreneurship and also rounds up the usual mix of news, views and opinion from around the worlds of small business and enterprise.

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Show Notes


• 00:00 Alex on what’s coming up in this week’s show.
• 01:00 Thanks to listeners and for the feedback at the YouCanGetIt and Shell LiveWIRE small business forums.
• 02:00 Comment from Des Daniels talking about the telephone operator 18866 and presenting some very valid criticisms. Discussion of evangelical entrepreneurs and the editorial responsibilities of podcasters and bloggers.
• 04:20 Comment from Scott Gavin of Ergonomic IT on the podcasting feature in The Guardian newspaper which featured SmallBizPod, the SlamIdol podcast, podcastpaul and PodcastConUK 2005.
• 05:30 Comment from Tracy Heatley regarding her decision to focus training on female entrepreneurs after listening to SmallBizPod #12.
• 06:21 Comments from Sam Sethi of Vecosys on podcasting, PodcastCon UK 2005 and blog tracking.

• 08:01 BT Business statistics on the growing problem of mis-selling over the phone to small businesses.
• 08:28 East of England Development Agency seminar on enterprise with Gordon Ramsay.
• 10:38 Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors report on a slowdown in the commercial property market.
• 12:19 SmallBizPod Blog of the Week – Entrepreneur’s Journey by Yaro Starak.

• 10:16 Interview – Philip Crowshaw of on the anatomy of a successful entrepreneur. The VIP pass to for SmallBizPod listeners is Includes comments from Dame Anita Roddick and Simon Woodroffe of Yo Sushi!

• 36:58 How to send comments to SmallBizPod – please feel free to send audio comments!
• 37:28 Music – Crack by Tules.

Best wishes

Alex Bellinger


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