Starting a business

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How do I get my time management under control?

2:00AM | Tuesday, 18 February 2014 |  It’s normal to feel overwhelmed but you have to master the feeling.

How do I know if my idea is strong enough to start a business?

1:00AM | Tuesday, 14 January 2014 |  If starting a new business was as simple as having a good idea, there would definitely be more successful business stories.

How do you assess whether the time is "right" to start-up?

10:00AM | Tuesday, 8 October 2013 |  It’s always the right time to start a business. Even when there's economic uncertainty.

I’m stuck in a job I hate. Help!

9:00AM | Wednesday, 8 September 2010 |  A few years ago I left a very well paid job to start my own business. Here are some key lessons I learnt in the process.

How can I effectively delegate tasks to my staff?

12:35PM | Wednesday, 1 December 2010 |  For the business to grow, you have to let go and trust your staff.

10 quick-fire start-ups

11:05PM | Thursday, 24 November 2011 |  Starting a business used to be a rather drawn out affair. With all the planning and fund raising involved, it would be unthinkable that you could launch a company within a week. That has all changed.

Should you pay a consultant for advice when starting up?

11:41PM | Wednesday, 2 November 2011 |  Money may be tight, but an external person can often see the flaws and risks that the love you have for your start-up has blinded you to. BY POLLY McGEE.

Learning when to adapt

10:00PM | Monday, 31 October 2011 |  One of the hardest things to learn when starting a new business is when to adapt and change your plans to meet the challenges that come with getting a new venture off the ground. BY MARK CAMPBELL.

Making mentoring specific

10:30PM | Thursday, 20 October 2011 |  Mentors can help tremendouslY when starting up. But how do make sure you get more than a coffee from meeting them? BY NIKI SCEVAK.

Tagging technology is right on the money

10:23PM | Tuesday, 11 October 2011 |  There’ll be no more odd socks around the house once tagging technology moves into the home, tech experts say.
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