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We hear much about eureka moments that launched exciting new businesses. But what happens after taking that bold step to become your own boss? Juggling family and work demands, running businesses from home, the role of friends and family members, lifestyle, resource acquisition, and the fascinating, messy realities of entrepreneurs are themes explored in this series by Dr. MariaLaura Di Domenico of The Open University.

By: The OpenLearn team (The Open University,)

  • Duration 1 hour 15 mins
  • Updated Friday 3rd December 2010
  • Posted under Money & Business
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Track 5: Lifestyle entrepreneurship: A life affirming business ethic

MariaLaura unpacks the notion of ‘lifestyle’ and explores the priorities and orientations of the so-called ‘lifestyle entrepreneur’.


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Tracks in this podcast:

Track   Title Description
1 Invisible Boundaries: When Home is the Business    MariaLaura examines the challenges of running a home-based business, the coping strategies used - including time / spatial management - and the need to act-out or ‘perform’ to clients and customers. Play now Invisible Boundaries: When Home is the Business
2 Mompreneurs: Working mothers who run their own businesses    MariaLaura focuses on women entrepreneurs with children, the reasons for their business choices, and the challenges / rewards of balancing demands of work and family in this way. Play now Mompreneurs: Working mothers who run their own businesses
3 Friends, family and fools: A help or a hindrance?    MariaLaura explores the complexities of running a small business with friends or family members. Play now Friends, family and fools: A help or a hindrance?
4 Making it up as you go along: Business as bricolage    Bricolage refers to ‘making-do’ with limited resources in new and creative ways. How do entrepreneurs approach the realities of running a business? Play now Making it up as you go along: Business as bricolage
5 Lifestyle entrepreneurship: A life affirming business ethic    MariaLaura unpacks the notion of ‘lifestyle’ and explores the priorities and orientations of the so-called ‘lifestyle entrepreneur’. Play now Lifestyle entrepreneurship: A life affirming business ethic

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