Isaambard Kingdom Brunel Victorian Bounce Back in Business

Isaambard Kingdom Brunel Anglo-French engineer built more than one amazing project. He also suffered business failure and loss of reputation. His projects included the Great Western Railway, SS Great Britain ship and the iconic Clifton suspension bridge.

Brunel really was an awesome engineer. Despite his many world famous projects he also designed London Paddington Station, Bristol Temple Meads Station and the Thames Tunnel (with his son Marc). But he also built the...

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Bounce Back in Business After Being Dumped by Girlfriend

Uncategorized Mar 06, 2019

Varun Pruthi's short film is full of Bollywood dramatics. The underlying message is both thought provoking and challenging. Our hero entrepreneur (played by Varun) is dumped by his materialistic girlfriend because he cannot afford the lifestyle she wants. The film fast forwards to see Varun now a very successful entrepreneur and likely multi-millionaire. He is meeting with a project manager employee.

Arriving at the restaurant, he bumps into his ex, who immediately starts bragging about her...

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Bounce Back in Business when your industry rejects you like Coco Chanel at 71

Coco Chanel was a real opportunist. But at 71 when Europe shunned her she made a huge return in the USA soon forcing Europe and her critics to become fans.

Like Hugo Boss Coco Chanel could be called a war-time collaborator. She certainly was a colourful character and probably only escaped jail due to her connections to Winston Churchill and gifting US GI's free perfume. But who knows the real truth of her war-time activity. 

One thing is sure is that her bounce back in business aged 71...

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Bounce Back in Business like Abraham Lincoln

Honest Abe Lincoln bought too much stock he couldn’t sell and then his partner died. He took 10 years to pay back his debt. But he did pay it behaving honourably as an ethical entrepreneur. His bounce back in business shows you can be ethical in failure as well as success.

Abraham Lincoln failed and bounced back so many time it is extraordinary.

• 1816 His family was forced out of their home. He had to work to support them. Two years later his mother died.

• 1832 Lost...

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Bounce Back in Business the difficult story of Hugo Boss

Uncategorized Mar 03, 2019

This bounce back in business is not pretty and some debate goes with it's inclusion in the Hall of Fame. The Hugo Boss brand is inducted into the Hall of Fame. Hugo Boss is remembered for his links to Nazism. He later apologised and it was accepted as a contrite apology and forgiven. But Hugo Boss died in 1948 and it was the brand that became the Bouncepreneur.  Also Boss himself had his own bounce back in business showing that continued dialogue with creditors although painful sometimes...

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Bounce Back in Business Book

Michael Allen wrote his first Bounce Back in Business book in 2017. It is called - Bouncepreneurs How to Successfully Bounce Back After Business Failure. In the book Michael provides a road map on how to Bounce back in business and life. Since writing the book Michael has spoken at numerous events and has even developed a special course called Bounce Back in Business.

During March the Book is available in free downloadable format simply by clicking on the book below

 

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Bounce Back in Business with a grill - a George Foreman knockout

Uncategorized Mar 02, 2019

George Foreman won the world title aged 45 to pay off debts and fund his Ministry. But his knockout bounce back in business was with the George Foreman Grill! He earnt $200m from a cooker using his personal brand. More than he made in boxing!

George Foreman really know how to bounce back in business as well as boxing. Twenty years after a 25 year old Foreman fought Muhammad Ali in Zaire Africa he returned to the ring age 45 to win the WBA world heavyweight champion. What a...

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A Bounce Back in Business story from Wales for St David's Day Dydd Gŵyl Dewi Hapus

On St David's Day - the national day in Wales we remember Brothers Walter and Tom Davies. They are St David's Day Welsh Bouncepreneurs from Llanelli Wales. They tried in 1902 to launch a car hire business unsuccessfully. But they noticed so many cars were coming back with flat tyres. So the entrepreneurial brothers invented the spare car tyre of Stepney and this was their bounce back in business. But 1910 they were producing 75,000 "Stepneys" per year. Happy St David's Day to Welsh...

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Henry Ford Bounce Back in Business to become one of the richest men ever

Heard of the Detroit Motor Company - no? It was Henry Ford's first car manufacturer which went bankrupt. He started again and becoming one of the top 10 richest people in history.

So even the mighty have failed. 

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Never too old to bounce back in business ask 77 year old Cheng Shilian

Retired teacher Cheng Shilian is 77 from Anhui Province China. Loss of her husband and debts from treatment of her late son and his wife left big debts. Cheng was determined to clear them as bounce back in business after two failures. Now a successful tea entrepreneur.

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