Pop Quiz, Monday with Rara Plumptre, Founder at The Tutus House Foundation


The Pop Quiz, Monday is a fun little exam that we love to give to savvy business owners. The examination is not a surprise after all since the interviewee already knew about the questions in advance. However, we can always pretend and have fun with the scenario of a young entrepreneur sitting in class nervously biting on their pencil. They are ready to take a pop quiz on a chapter that they were supposed to read the night before. Instead, they played Metroid all night on their SNES (Oops, this was me in high school). The real purpose of the pop quiz is that this is a fun way to introduce business tips from real-world experiences that you cannot learn in a classroom. We want to thank our entrepreneur for being a good sport and volunteering their time to answer a few questions to help our community grow from their knowledge.

I want to introduce you to our guest today who will be taking our Pop Quiz Monday.

Can you please tell everyone your name?

Rara Plumptre

Tell us about your business and what you do?

Having set up a series of businesses in the last four years, from two Networking Businesses, a Connections business and I have just set up a Social Enterprise for the Homeless in England.

Why did you want to become an entrepreneur?

I didn’t, I fell into it four years ago. My problem is I can’t sit still.

What are the challenging aspects of running a business?

To trust the right people. And to Delegate.

What do you love most about your job?

Meeting different people from all ages and all walks of life, and trying to help.

How do you have fun at work (team building, pranks, etc..)?

Laughing with my team.

What would one piece of advice that you give to a new business owner?

Follow your heart, (be careful who you trust.)

Thank you for taking our pop quiz today. You get an A+ for effort. You can learn more about our interviewee and their business by visiting them on the web:




Author: Ricky Singh, MBA

Editor of The Startup Growth.

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