Useful Business Tips, Posts and Resources

29th September 2019

Reading Business Tips

Most small business owners will attest that running a business takes up most of their waking hours. When they’re not physically at their desk or in front of a laptop they’re thinking about some aspect of the job. It’s easy to become bogged down with the day-today practical elements of managing staff, going to meetings, keeping an eye on finances and answering the relentless flow of emails. Working “on” the business rather than “in it” can seem like an impossible task. It’s also easy to forget what first drew us to running a business in the first place. But often when we are able to take a step back and it’s at those points we find nuggets of information or advice that is helpful, or sparks a new idea. To take some of the legwork out of this, we have put together a list of practical, engaging and sometimes inspiring posts, podcasts and articles on the subject of business. They have been selected to offer useful business tips, provide insights, or spark ideas. Enjoy.

The Most Popular TED Talks of All Time
TED talks cover a wide variety of topics, and business is one of them. If you can’t make it to a live event, TED has put together a compilation of their best TED talks of all time.
http://bit.ly/3axzUyL

100 Pieces of Business Advice from Successful Entrepreneurs Entrepreneur has collated 100 pieces of business advice from experts and successful entrepreneurs.
https://entrepreneurhandbook.co.uk/business-advice-tips/

17 Start-Up Founders Tell Us: What I Wish I Knew
The Muse asked a group of successful business entrepreneurs to name the one thing they wish they knew when they started their business. This is what they said.
https://www.themuse.com/advice/17-startup-founders-tell-us-what-i-wish-i-knew

The 42 Best Pieces of Sales Advice from 500-Plus Selling Experts
We all sell, whether it’s in the traditional sense of selling a physical product, or whether we’re furthering a cause, getting buy-in from management, or selling ourselves in an interview. Check out this sales advice from over 500 sales experts.
https://blog.hubspot.com/sales/best-pieces-of-sales-advice-from-selling-experts

The Nine Ingredients That Make Great Content
If it’s true, and content is king, it’s important to do it right. These are the nine ingredients of great content, according to marketing expert Neil Patel.
http://bit.ly/2YLs7HT

60 Top Entrepreneurs Share Best Business Advice and Tips for Success
Richard Branson, Ariana Huffington, Guy Kawasaki, Sophia Amoruso, and 56 top entrepreneurs reveal their best business tips.
http://bit.ly/2Yz9rcz

Best Business Books of 2020
The Financial Times reveals its picks for the best business books of 2020.
http://on.ft.com/3atKlTV

Burnout Prevention and Treatment
Exhaustion, stress, lack of motivation, frustration, and even depression can be signs of burnout. This article looks at the signs and causes of burnout and addresses how to prevent and treat it.
http://bit.ly/2mBGlMp

Headspace
Running a business can be busy, overwhelming and stressful. If this rings true, check out Headspace, an invaluable app to help you unwind and live a more mindful life.
http://bit.ly/2nqY893

For more posts on tips and advice, check out our other posts here and here. Which blogs, books, podcasts or videos do you reach for to gain business insights and inspiration? Leave your best business tips in the comments.

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