Jan Cavelle, from the UK, is now a semi-retired entrepreneur and full-time writer on entrepreneurship.
One topic she obsesses over is business foundations. While she built one of her businesses from kitchen table up to two factories to a multi million dollar turnover, it was always a fight, harder than it should have been, and reached a growth sticking point over the 20 years or so I was running it.
Jan has studied this in depth since she started writing and she's convinced that while we can stagger forward with a seemingly successful start-up, certain areas will always catch up with you, if you don't get them right. Drawing on her own experiences and from speaking to many entrepreneurs across the globe now for interviews and book research, Jan is convinced that the is key solid business foundations - including the right people to move forward, systemization, neglecting personal development structure (both people and financially), and lack of market research.
Visit Jan at: www.jancavelle.co.uk