Running a business

Having a viable business idea is only part of what you need to succeed. Your experience, knowledge and skill are crucial when running your business.

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Running a business - overview

A viable business idea is only one factor in business success. Learn how experience, knowledge and skill are also crucial to running a business.

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Be more self-confident and assertive

Self-belief is key to running a successful business and convincing others to believe in you. How to improve your skills, confidence and outlook.

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Managing change - checklist

Any change in the workplace can make people nervous - but if handled well it can bring huge benefits. This checklist shows you the steps to take.

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Managing projects - checklist

If you don't keep control of your projects, you risk missing deadlines, compromising quality and disappointing clients. Here are the steps to follow.

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Managing your stress - checklist

Running a business is a big responsibility, and can often lead to stress. Read our hints on how to manage overwork and associated health problems.

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Managing your time - checklist

Poor time management causes stress and longer work days. This checklist will help you get on top of your schedule.

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Profile: The Ideas Man

Henry Buckley is the entrepreneur behind the highly successful leaflet delivery firm, JogPost. Mark Williams finds out what inspires him.