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The debate around the best academic and professional route to forming your own business continues to rumble on – here Lewis Howard makes the case for apprenticeships

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Winning mentality: Can an elite sporting mentality translate to business?

The gladiatorial arena of Wimbledon is where champions are made every year: so what can entrepreneurs and business leaders learn from the mindset that drives them to victory?

Capturing the talent that can monetise big data

By now everyone understands that big data can transform your business but precious few know how to do it: so how can you make sure those invaluable individuals are on your side?

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Is emotional intelligence more important than IQ in successful leadership? Here Marielena Sabatier argues the case for taking it more seriously

Letting go: how to hand over the reins of your successful business

Letting go of control can be one of the hardest thing for a manager owner to do but it's a crucial part of any business's evolution: so what steps can make the transition as smooth as possible?

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Free-thinkers: Are businesses missing out by restricting employees' freedom?

Is the out-dated command and control style of management still holding some organisations back? Here Ian Helps looks at the benefits of encouraging employees to think for themselves

How business should work with education to release potential

The lack of an effective partnership between education and business has long been mooted as a problem: so has OCR come up with a way to solve the puzzle?

Not sharing the love: CEOs who have seriously fallen out with shareholders

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In this exclusive extract from Kevin Uphill's book Navigating the Rivers of Cash, the author looks at the ways leaders can be more effective by taking focus away from levels of management

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