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What does value really mean for small business owners?

Often, when we think of the word ‘value’ in relation to small businesses and entrepreneurship, we think of it in a purely monetary sense. Think of that small tech start up whose ‘value’ mushrooms as investors and venture capitalists begin a bidding war to compete with each other to get a piece of the action,…
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Office or home working – how to make the right choice for your small business

The modern business world has been revolutionised and in many ways defined by new technology. The advances we’ve seen, even in just the last decade or so, are transforming traditional ideas about how businesses can be run. Where it was once almost impossible (or extremely inconvenient at best) to work remotely, it is now relatively…
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How to run a small business and avoid burnout

When someone asks you what you do, and you tell them that you run your own business, it is often the case that they look at you a little bit enviously. A common reaction is ‘I wish I could do that one day’, or ‘It must be great to be your own boss.’ And it…
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How to stay motivated as a small business owner

For many people, when they first set up a company, finding a way of staying motivated is probably one the last things that they will be worrying about. It is hard to imagine why a lack of motivation might be an issue in this situation – after all, you have had the vision for the…
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How to recruit the right people for your business

There comes a time in the evolution of every small business where those running it need to make some tough decisions about recruitment. It is a complex area, and while it is a good problem to have – the need to recruit is normally due to the growth of the company – it can often…
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The three key technologies that will transform your small business

These are exciting and revolutionary times for small business owners. It’s hard to think of another era where so many different areas of technology have advanced so quickly, and in so many diverse ways that are invaluable to smaller entrepreneurs. Today, it is possible for the owner of a small business to have access to…
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