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Business Skills

What are business skills and why do they matter?

We created this collection of expert guides and coaching programs to help you build your communication skills, business development skills, and goal setting skills, so you can start or scale a successful world-class business.


Mastering business acumen: Your key to professional success
Business Skills

Mastering business acumen: Your key to professional success

Mastering business acumen is crucial for career success. It's not just about innovative ideas; it's about making smart decisions that drive growth. Discover how to develop this essential skillset and step confidently into leadership roles.

Emma Norris
Why patience will kill your startup
Business Skills

Why patience will kill your startup

Patiently waiting for the right time to launch your game-changing business?  

Lakshmi Singh
How less consumption and more gratitude can make you a better entrepreneur
Business Skills

How less consumption and more gratitude can make you a better entrepreneur

Thanksgiving brings a whole lot of festive familiarity: lots of turkey and all the trimmings, family engagements to rush around dutifully to, and eye-popping sales that seem to bring out the best in deals and worst in humanity.

Catie McHugh
How digital destruction will actually save your business
Business Skills

How digital destruction will actually save your business

If you look at the Fortune 500 list from the year 2000 right now, you’d probably only recognize about half the listed companies.

Jo Foster
Is time tracking the ultimate productivity hack for busy entrepreneurs?
Business Skills

Is time tracking the ultimate productivity hack for busy entrepreneurs?

You’re an entrepreneur on the rise, dedicating every skerrick of resources to realizing your business dreams. However, there’s one thing no venture capitalist or Kickstarter backer can raise for you: time.

Catie McHugh
Should you move back to employee life?
Business Skills

Should you move back to employee life?

We live in the age of the entrepreneur, where people like Mark Zuckerberg and Richard Branson are idolized, studied and endlessly copied. Many dream of becoming an entrepreneur, and it’s easy to see why: it allows you to chase your dreams, to build something from the ground up, and maybe – just maybe – change the world and make a lot of money doing it.

Vivienne Egan
Entrepreneurs: how to reduce workplace stress and thrive
Business Skills

Entrepreneurs: how to reduce workplace stress and thrive

Working as your own boss, creating the perfect schedule, following a dream of your own; what could possibly go wrong?

Anna Hume
What to do if your business idea already exists
Business Skills

What to do if your business idea already exists

One night, you’re sitting having dinner and bam - it hits you. A brilliant and original business idea. Over the coming days, weeks, maybe months - you keep returning to it, contemplating it.

Catie McHugh
Three booming industries (that might surprise you)
Business Skills

Three booming industries (that might surprise you)

During those long nights spent poring through business news, developments and the latest startup success stories, always searching for that little something that sparks your next big entrepreneurial idea, you may have noticed some quirks.

Catie McHugh
The ultimate playlist to fire up your entrepreneurial spirit
Business Skills

The ultimate playlist to fire up your entrepreneurial spirit

Everyone loves music, right? Even busy entrepreneurs take the time to add a little vibrancy and music therapy to their day - or, they should, in any case!

Catie McHugh
The 3 critical things to outsource when you're starting up
Business Skills

The 3 critical things to outsource when you're starting up

You might naturally think successful entrepreneurs need to spread their time and energy out across all facets of their business.

Jo Foster
Your crash course to starting your own business.
Business Skills

Your crash course to starting your own business.

Running your own biz – it’s the dream, right? Even the latest World Happiness Report ranked those who run their own show as some of the happiest and most fulfilled. If you’ve got a viable idea and know how it will bring home the bacon (or just ‘make money’), that’s definitely a starting point. However to really make sure you nail your business dreams, we’ve rounded up a few startup pearls for you. Take our crash course to check if you’re really all ready to go.

Jo Foster
4 ways to combat entrepreneurial loneliness
Business Skills

4 ways to combat entrepreneurial loneliness

When you start a new venture, it's a frantic and ever-changing journey of launches, stretch goals and (hopefully!) rapid growth, all of which require you to be the driving force for success.

Catie McHugh

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