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18 September 28
4 minute read

How to survive the startup 'trough of sorrow'

Whether sparked by a business set-back, pure exhaustion or being completely overwhelmed, ‘troughs of sorrow’ are all part of the startup journey, and you need to know how to survive them. So here are our hard-won tips.

18 September 24
6 minute read

How to see faster ROI from new people...

Recruiting the right person is just the start of the journey. Because despite all that time and effort put into hiring, you might be surprised to learn that there’s a one in five chance that your ‘perfect person’ will quit within 45 days, and a one in three chance that they’ll quit within six months. So, what should you do?

18 September 19
19 minute read

How to recruit the right people for your startup, quickly

As a startup founder, it’s critical that you design a recruitment process that gets you in front of the right people and makes you stand out from the crowd. To help you out, we’ve compiled this all-encompassing guide with the help of Agile HR expert and founder of Unleashed, Anouk Agussol.

18 September 06
5 minute read

Getting your head around early stage funding

Incubators, Accelerators, Angels, Venture Capital - What are they, when should you turn to them and when ?

18 August 16
4 minute read

How to keep a small team motivated

Small businesses need to stay lean and focused until you have investment to expand. With unemployment nearing an all-time low, combined with skills shortages in specialist roles, competition for good people is high. So keeping your existing team motivated and loyal is vital. So how do you keep everyone with you?

18 August 14
4 minute read

Cash Flow - The Secret Killers

You might not be in business for the money - at least, not entirely. But cash - or a lack of it - can sure as hell finish you off, if you don’t manage it correctly.

18 July 25
4 minute read

How to be a master of persuasion

Founding and building a business – or setting out as a freelancer - means starting from nothing. No brand. No customers. No infrastructure. No boss to back you up. But one skill is going to serve you above all others – learning how to get what you want.