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The Business Podcast

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The top business brains from the Guardian and the Observer come together for a weekly dose of economic reality. Hosted by Guardian columnist Aditya Chakrabortty.

The top business brains from the Guardian and the Observer come together for a weekly dose of economic reality. Hosted by Guardian columnist Aditya Chakrabortty.
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London, United Kingdom

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The Guardian

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The top business brains from the Guardian and the Observer come together for a weekly dose of economic reality. Hosted by Guardian columnist Aditya Chakrabortty.

Language:

English

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Kings Place, 90 York Way London N1 9GU 0044 20 3353 2999


Episodes

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

2/7/2018
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In the final podcast of the series, Lord Karan Bilimoria advises the founders of tech startup Zipabout on everything from marketing to investment

Duration:00:20:12

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

1/31/2018
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Dinesh Dhamija gives leadership tips to Jamie Wilson, budding entrepreneur and founder of carer provider HomeTouch

Duration:00:13:57

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

1/24/2018
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Serial entrepreneur and organic food pioneer Jo Fairley gives her tips to milliner Sahar Freemantle on how to make it big

Duration:00:16:48

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

1/17/2018
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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

Duration:00:21:54

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

1/10/2018
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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

Duration:00:19:42

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

4/11/2017
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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

Duration:00:28:37

'Embrace adversity' – Confessions of a Small Business

4/4/2017
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If you don’t experience tough times, you’re not putting yourself out there enough. That was the verdict of the entrepreneurs at our first Confessions of a Small Business seminar. Catch up with what you missed

Duration:00:34:31

'Have faith in what you're doing' – Confessions of a Startup

3/31/2017
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Isabella Lane started Smarter Applications with husband Christian two and a half years ago. Their first product was a wifi kettle, which they built for £100

Duration:00:08:30

'It takes longer and costs more than you think' – Confessions of a Startup

3/29/2017
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It’s been a long road for Efe Çakarel, founder of MUBI. He had his big idea in 2006 but it was seven years before he finally felt the model was working

Duration:00:09:00

'Breaking up with a co-founder is like a divorce' – Confessions of a Startup

3/16/2017
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Emily Forbes loves film and working in storytelling. But setting up Seenit, a video collaboration platform, has challenged her in ways she couldn’t imagine. Not least because she has parted ways with not one but two co-founders

Duration:00:11:34

'We have learned so much from failure' – Confessions of a Startup

3/14/2017
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In our first Confessions of a Startup podcast, Rich Pleeth, founder of the social app Sup, describes struggling to achieve sustainable growth, falling out with his co-founders and having to tell investors you’re closing the business

Duration:00:14:23

'You've got to live it 24/7' – Confessions of a Small Business

3/3/2017
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Nick Edwards, the founder of software company Papaya, was faced with a dilemma in 2012 when his developer was killed in a hit-and-run incident

Duration:00:09:56

'You have to keep fighting' – Confessions of a Small Business

3/1/2017
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Arpana Gandhi, co-founder of landmine disposal company Disarmco, talks struggling to find investment, almost going bust and battling to save lives

Duration:00:09:57

'Failure makes you more humble' – Confessions of a Small Business

2/24/2017
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In our second Confessions of a Small Business podcast, John Stapleton, founder of New Covent Garden Soup and Little Dish, talks about going out on a limb, coping with a fire that gutted his factory, and failing to crack the US

Duration:00:16:04

Crowdfunding carnage – Confessions of a Small Business

2/16/2017
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Little Riot founder Joanna Montgomery kicks off our Small Business podcast series by reliving the highs and lows of launching her product Pillow Talk and explaining how caring customers gave her heart

Duration:00:16:01

How to make it in the music industry - podcast

3/10/2015
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Traditional lenders often shy away from the creative industries – what can startup bands and independent musicians do to get on the road to financial success?

Duration:00:28:11

The Business podcast: Fred Goodwin's knighthood shredded

2/1/2012
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It's bash-a-banker time. As the former RBS boss Fred Goodwin loses his knighthood, his successor at the bank has handed back his bonus. Nils Pratley and Jill Treanor discuss

Duration:00:17:26

Politics Weekly podcast: Labour's economic alternative

1/20/2012
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Seumas Milne, Rowenna Davis and Hopi Sen discuss Labour's shift in economic policy and how the party can remain true to its mission for social justice in austere times

Duration:00:25:44

The Business podcast: France, credit ratings and Occupy

1/17/2012
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The Occupy movement's philosopher-in-chief David Graeber examines the arguments for a debt jubilee in 2012. Plus Heather Stewart and Angelique Chrisafis explain the ratings downgrades of France and other EU countries

Duration:00:31:54

The Business podcast: what to watch in 2012

1/11/2012
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Larry Elliott, Jill Treanor and Nils Pratley discuss the economic indicators to watch in 2012 and look ahead to an Olympic year in which Britain is hoping to rediscover a feel-good factor

Duration:00:25:02