Five reasons why partnerships fail

Jaded entrepreneurs often tout that business partnerships are more difficult to manage than marriage. While around half of all marriages end in divorce, a staggering eight in ten business partners reach a bitter end. Here's how you can keep the friendly flame burning

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Eight successful people and their bedtime habits

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The heart of the community: Charlotte's Group

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The secrets to job satisfaction? Time, change, and appreciation

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Going global? You need a worldwide web manager

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Successfully maintain barriers to entry to slow the competition down, if not keeping them out entirely.

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Growth is one thing, but how do you get profitable?

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Four reasons why your property business needs social media

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A rested entrepreneur is a productive entrepreneur.

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Take control of your day with the 10-3-2-1-0 formula by fitness coach, Craig Ballantyne 

Three brand lessons from Donald Trump

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Britain is seeing a boom in entrepreneurs

Britain is seeing a boom in entrepreneurs

Brits turning to entrepreneurship to escape bad working past

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