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From sales talks to keynote addresses, entrepreneurs reveal how to make a business presentation with impact. Pitching and presenting are core skills for all entrepreneurs to master. No matter what size your business, there will come a time when you’ll need to stand in a room and give a speech. Whether there are five people in front of you or 500, public speaking can be a nerve-racking affair. But presentations don’t have to be silky smooth; the keys to success are to think hard about your audience and to speak with passion.

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Attracting The Right Candidates

ou want to attract the right candidates to apply for your vacancies, so that you have a choice of suitable people to fill vacant roles. But there is a very high rate of employment and the recruitment market has got more and more difficult. You have spent time producing a recruitment strategy and you have up-to-date job descriptions for your roles, so you are all set to start recruiting whenever the need arises. But how can you make sure you attract the right people to apply?

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Unstoppable people keep their inner fires burning by developing the characteristics necessary to become successful. Unstoppable people are like warriors. They are always ready to take on the world. They are guided by a light from within, full of boundless energy and unwavering in their goals. They have learned to activate their natural talents and develop the skills necessary to achieve whatever they aim for. How do they do this? Where do they find the stamina and strength to keep going? Unstoppable people keep their inner fires burning by developing the characteristics necessary to become successful. Here are 15 traits that will help you go from being a solid achiever to being a truly unstoppable person.

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You may already be diversifying without realising it. I apologise if I’m teaching you to suck eggs here but let’s just clarify what I mean by diversification in business: Expansion into a new area of business. This could be an adaptation of an existing product, the development of a new product or a move into a new a new market entirely.

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Martin Sayers, Hatch Homes Accelerator Ltd

When starting a new business your time is divided between the work and the red tape. Taking a Unit in Basepoint was one of our best decisions. The supportive friendly st…

Deborah Goode, WPA Healthcare

I attended the GEW event as an exhibitor and was blown away with how well run the event was, the number and caliber of the attendees. I will not hesitate to attend again …

Poolemead Accountants (Winchester) Ltd

Basepoint is a friendly and pleasant place to work, surrounded as you are by many other small businesses. Parking and easy access to the M3, A34 and A31 as well as Winche…