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Running a business rarely runs smoothly, but a cool head and self-belief can turn adversity into advantage. The Guardian Small Business Network's confessions events bring entrepreneurs together to share the highs and lows of entrepreneurship. These are the stories you won't hear anywhere else. Hosted by Guardian journalist Coco Khan

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Running a business rarely runs smoothly, but a cool head and self-belief can turn adversity into advantage. The Guardian Small Business Network's confessions events bring entrepreneurs together to share the highs and lows of entrepreneurship. These are the stories you won't hear anywhere else. Hosted by Guardian journalist Coco Khan

    'A strong brand will get you through a crisis': Meet the Mentors with Cobra beer's founder

    'A strong brand will get you through a crisis': Meet the Mentors with Cobra beer's founder

    In the final podcast of the series, Lord Karan Bilimoria advises the founders of tech startup Zipabout on everything from marketing to investment

    • 20 min
    'Stay paranoid': Meet the Mentors with Ebookers' founder

    'Stay paranoid': Meet the Mentors with Ebookers' founder

    Dinesh Dhamija gives leadership tips to Jamie Wilson, budding entrepreneur and founder of carer provider HomeTouch

    • 13 min
    'I was told British people wouldn't eat dark chocolate': Meet the Mentors with Green & Black's Jo Fairley

    'I was told British people wouldn't eat dark chocolate': Meet the Mentors with Green & Black's Jo Fairley

    Serial entrepreneur and organic food pioneer Jo Fairley gives her tips to milliner Sahar Freemantle on how to make it big

    • 16 min
    'Trust your intuition': Meet the Mentors with Cath Kidston

    'Trust your intuition': Meet the Mentors with Cath Kidston

    The designer who created an empire around her trademark floral wash bags, tea cloths and crockery, reveals that luck played a big part in her success

    • 21 min
    Bedroom business to world domination: Meet the Mentors with Trunki's Rob Law

    Bedroom business to world domination: Meet the Mentors with Trunki's Rob Law

    In the first podcast of a new series, the designer of the award-winning kids’ luggage brand shares his top tips for global expansion with a furniture maker from Blackburn

    • 19 min
    'The journey is nothing but extraordinary' – Confessions of a Startup

    'The journey is nothing but extraordinary' – Confessions of a Startup

    In our last podcast of the series, entrepreneurs at our Confessions of a Startup seminar shared their tales of overcoming obstacles while starting a business. They agreed it’s important to have people around who support your vision

    • 28 min

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