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When The Going Gets Tough: You Grow, You Prosper

Expert guest: Sheryl Jones from Rodcor

Adversity is a part of life and it’s something that we all have to deal with. As small business owners, it can sometimes feel like we are having to deal with more than our fair share. The pressure can often seem insurmountable and if we let it get on top of us, we can suffer…

Chris Brogan on Entrepreneurial Fitness Without the Excuses

Expert guest: Chris Brogan from Owner Media

As small business owners, it’s easy to convince ourselves that we’re too busy for certain activities. One of the first things to get dropped from the schedule is exercise. It seems like a time luxury that we can ill afford so we get our heart rates up by taking difficult phone calls and expend our…

Simon Biltcliffe: How to Achieve a Stress-free Life as CEO of a Successful Business

Expert guest: Simon Biltcliffe from Webmart UK

We often hear that businesses care about transparency, that they are investors in people and that their customers are number on. But once you get beyond the marketing and the clever copywriting, how many businesses have you experienced where this is actually the case? Our guest for this episode of the number one small business…

I Successfully Started a Family and a Business Together – Here’s How

Expert guest: Adam Farah from Cavalry

It’s the age-old question, isn’t it? How do you achieve a balance between your family life and running a small business or startup? There is, of course, no perfect work-life balance. Everyone’s situation is different and there are too many variables to take into account in each individual case. What works for one person will…

The Roadmap to Success – Finding Your Dream Customers

Expert guest: Ben Tallon

Freelancing offers us the chance to use our specialist skills and interests to succeed in business, but it can also be one of the toughest ways in which to be a small business owner. We’re relying on ourselves to handle every aspect of business from creating content and products to marketing and promotions. Finding clients…