Decision Making

What kind of decisions are you likely to make when launching and growing a business?

Running a business is riddled with decisions that need to be made. Knowing what kind of choices you're likely to come across can help you prepare yourself for the more challenging aspect of launching and growing a venture. These articles should introduce you to the various decisions you'll face, as well as advice on how to approach them.

Why More Entrepreneurs Should Become Mentors

Why More Entrepreneurs Should Become Mentors

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Why More Entrepreneurs Should Become Mentors

Ed Johnson, CEO & Co-Founder of PushFar, shares five reasons why every entrepreneur should consider becoming a mentor

Can Startups Really Benefit From Having a Mentor?

Can Startups Really Benefit From Having a Mentor?

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Can Startups Really Benefit From Having a Mentor?

New Covent Garden Soup's John Stapleton shares his thoughts on the value a mentor can add to a startup and explores how to choose the right mentor for your business

Leading With Honesty and Transparency

Leading With Honesty and Transparency

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Leading With Honesty and Transparency

Maintaining integrity, honesty, and transparency as the leader of a small business is no mean feat. Former serviceman Evan Weinburg shares his own experiences and advice

How to Make Meetings More Productive

How to Make Meetings More Productive

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How to Make Meetings More Productive

Meetings can be a huge drain on company resources, but they don't need to be. Wave goodbye to the bored room with these essential business meeting tips

How You Can Learn to be Creative

How You Can Learn to be Creative

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How You Can Learn to be Creative

You can’t teach someone to come up with great ideas, but creativity is something that can be nurtured and developed with the right kind of attitude.

The Basics of an M&A Deal

The Basics of an M&A Deal

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The Basics of an M&A Deal

M&A Deals involve the buying, selling, splitting up or coming together of companies, and can prove to be lucrative or disastrous to all involved.

Why Not to Get Into a Price War With a Competitor

Why Not to Get Into a Price War With a Competitor

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Why Not to Get Into a Price War With a Competitor

Sensible pricing is essential for business – but price wars can be disastrous, and usually mean that everybody loses.

Should I Offer Discounts to my Customers?

Should I Offer Discounts to my Customers?

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Should I Offer Discounts to my Customers?

Volume discounts are a proven way to increase sales and gain customer loyalty. But do they make financial sense for your business?

Business Owners: Be Ready to Make Key Decisions

Business Owners: Be Ready to Make Key Decisions

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Business Owners: Be Ready to Make Key Decisions

Everyone knows that business owners have to make some tough decisions. But which are the most difficult? And how do you prepare for them?