Mike Southon is a serially successful entrepreneur, best-selling business author and one of the world’s top business keynote speakers on entrepreneurship, intrapreneurship and sales.

Mike is co-author with Chris West of The Beermat Entrepreneur, The Boardroom Entrepreneur and Sales on a Beermat.

He has spoken at over 1,000 live events all over the world and provided face-to-face mentoring to over 1,000 entrepreneurs.

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And What Do You Do? Portfolio Careers…

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Many of us consider ourselves poor at party chit-chat and dread the inevitable question: “and what do you do?” People in regular employment can always quote their job title, while entrepreneurs often…

Podcast: Raise Your Game – BFM

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Click on the “play button” above to listen to the podcast of my interview with BFM 89.9 The Business Station… Say you’ve got an idea for a business, that you think…


Ask Mike: I have many ideas for new businesses – which one should I choose?

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The entrepreneurial process often starts with some friends in a pub or restaurant, putting down their various ideas on a beer mat or napkin. This creative process invariably generates too…


Ask Mike: I would love to start a business but am very shy – is entrepreneurship right for me?

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Absolutely! My experience is that most new businesses are started by modest, shy people who wanted to make a difference, rather than by showy extroverts. There is a myth perpetuated…

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