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- 10 ways to… Cope with a demanding workload It can be easier said than done when you've got a million-and-one things to do, but remaining organised and prioritising tasks can help you to cope with stress, while maximising your productivity. Read tips intended to help you get through.
- 14 ways to gain free publicity Getting journalists to write about your business is cheaper than paying for advertising and it can bring much greater rewards. Read tips from a seasoned journalist about how to attract media attention to your business.
- Profile: The Survivor Successfully battling through a life-threatening illness inspired one young entrepreneur to live her dream by setting up a speciality coffee roasting business. York-based Sadie Hopkins reflects on overcoming the odds.
- What it takes to succeed in business: Hilary Devey speaks She started out checking tachographs in a haulage firm. Now she runs a £100m-turnover business and enjoys a high-profile role as a small-business adviser on various successful TV shows. Hilary on what it takes to be a successful business owner.
- What lessons can start-ups learn from Sir James Dyson? His hugely popular vacuum cleaners now comfortably outsell those marketed by many of the companies that rejected his original idea, while his net worth is said to be more than £1.45bn. Author Iain Carruthers offers his opinions about key lessons start-ups can learn from the vacuum cleaner tycoon.
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