Is running a business really for you?

Many people start their own business because they hope it will provide more income. Others seek greater flexibility to balance work with family life.

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Assessing your management ability - checklist

Many managers wonder whether they're doing the best job possible for the business and their staff. This checklist will help you review your skills and see where you could improve.

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Leadership

Leaders use key skills such as communication, delegation and effective decision-making to drive positive change. Our guide to great leadership.

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Managing change

Making change before it's forced on you can bring competitive advantage - but it can be challenging to convince employees and implement it. Our guide.

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Managing your time

Time is a precious resource for any business owner. Set priorities, avoid distractions and get on top of your tasks - our guide to time management.

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Profile: The Website Pioneer

Many millions of sites have been created using Moonfruit's software since it launched in 2000. But sometimes you've got to fail to succeed.

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Stress management

Managing workplace stress can reduce absenteeism and improve productivity. Our guide to tackling the causes of employee stress, and where to get help.

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Can you be too bossy in business?

Few of us like to be called 'bossy', a term that is usually applied negatively to women. But why can being a bossy boss be bad for your business?

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Profile: The Organic Farmer

Mark Williams finds out how one man's belief in organic farming turned into a prosperous business delivering food to thousands of UK homes