What Is a Career as an Entrepreneur Like? In Conversation with a Social Entrepreneur

On the show today we meet Alex! Alex works as a Social Entrepreneur in the UK. 

Alex kindly shares with us:  

  • Common misconceptions of the entrepreneur role 
  • An overview of the entrepreneurial landscape 
  • The purpose of the entrepreneur role
  • The differences between the roles of founder, entrepreneur and CEO    
  • What an entrepreneur does on an average day   
  • Most enjoyable parts of the role  
  • Challenging parts of the role  
  • Proudest moments in the role  
  • How Alex became an entrepreneur from not knowing what he wanted to do 
  • Highs of the career journey   
  • Challenges of the career journey  
  • Importance of role models and mentors   
  • Helpful education, training and skills for aspiring entrepreneurs  
  • The future of the entrepreneurship 
  • Advice and resources for people who are keen to find out more about a career in entrepreneurship: 
  • Advice for his younger self and you! 

We also talk about:

  • Social entrepreneurship, ESG and sustainability 
  • The power of self-awareness 
  • Navigating overwhelm and burnout 
  • The importance of knowing and upholding your values 
  • Embracing failure, resilience and tenacity

So if you’re curious and wondering what an entrepreneur does or how to become an entrepreneur or if you just want to be inspired ~ listen or watch and enjoy! 

PS – If you have any questions, comments or suggestions, please get in touch, we would love to hear from you!