Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Say No to Mediocrity - Go and Be a Pioneer; YOUR VIEW TODAY: Jon Cook, Senior Pastor, Newcastle Christian Life Centre A Chance for Local Charities, Voluntary Organisations and Advice Groups to Reach Our Readers

Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Say No to Mediocrity - Go and Be a Pioneer; YOUR VIEW TODAY: Jon Cook, Senior Pastor, Newcastle Christian Life Centre A Chance for Local Charities, Voluntary Organisations and Advice Groups to Reach Our Readers

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ONE of the things I love about being from, and living in, the North-east is our long history of innovation, business enterprise and entrepreneurship. I had thought that this was mainly history, but today I heard a news report that stated that people starting their own businesses has doubled in the last 10 years. Even within this statistic there are some interesting observations. Fifty per cent of the start-ups are women and a large proportion is in the over- 50 age group. I love the fact that people are not prepared to settle and let life pass them by. As I get older I want to live life more not less. In two weeks time I am 47. Sometimes I feel much older than that, especially when I am training with lads half my age, but I am determined to be more creative and innovative as I get older. I also want to be as energetic and as healthy as I can. …

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