Recipes for success: Nick Birkett, Poncho8

We asked leading entrepreneurs in the UK for their recipes for success when starting a business – how can you get the mix just right?

Nick Birkett left his job in the City to co-found burrito joint Poncho8, which now has 6 outlets and was voted the purveyor of London’s best burrito by the Evening Standard. Delicious! Here’s his recipe for startup success.

“We all have blind spots and we don’t always realise what we’re bad at,” advises Nick. “Try and recognise this – maybe you’re not a detailed person, or a numbers person – and delegate these parts. Entrepreneurs are always happy to help!”