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Advice for ‘Starting Something You Love’ – #16: Helena Nicklin

At the beginning of 2011 we started a campaign called Start Something You Love. We kicked it off on 19th January with our big Esc winter party in front of 600 people at Guanabara bar in central London.

We are now following it up with 365 bits of advice from real people who are doing interesting and inspirational things with their lives. And we asked them all the same question:

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ESC’S QUESTION: “HOW CAN I START SOMETHING I LOVE?”

HELENA’S ANSWER:

Very cheesy, but it was this advice: “it’s better to regret something you did than something you didn’t do” – that I received quite a long time ago that lead me to this point.

Business-wise, watching Gary Vaynerchuk in action was a big inspiration and he gives great advice about using social networking in his book Crush It. You don’t have to have thousands of pounds to spend on advertising budget to start a business which is what I was initially quite worried about.

The story behind www.winebird.co.uk

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NOW DO THREE THINGS: