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Four entrepreneurs who went from small beginnings to big success

What’s more inspiring than a ‘rags’ to riches story? We’ve compiled our list of some of the biggest names in business, who started small and made it all the way to the top. Eric Thomas From homeless high school dropout to one of the most sought after motivational speakers in the US, Eric Thomas started…

The psychology of success in business

Have you ever read about or looked at someone you think of as successful with awe and a feeling of ‘they were so lucky to have been born with such drive and a natural flair for everything they do’? It’s perfectly natural to think – how could anyone be such a huge success without a…

Londoners’ favourite places to unwind from work in the capital

Flexioffices – one of the UK’s leading providers of serviced office space – has carried out a survey of 282 London city workers to discover Londoners’ favourite places to unwind from work in the capital. The results form part of a wider project to help Londoners make the most of their downtime, in the form…

Motivation to start your own business: inspiration from successful people

If a recent study of 1,000 professionals by financial services firm, EY, is anything to go by – the trend for starting or wanting to start a business is stronger than ever. The study, referenced here at The Telegraph Online found that half of 25-34 year olds have aspirations of starting their own business, rather than…

The importance of social listening for small businesses online

Why is your business on social media? If your answer is, “because our competitors are”, or “we feel we should be” – then read on. It’s time to step up your social media game and turn it into a medium for generating leads, gradually moving potential customers through the sales funnel to purchase. We’re not for…

The body language of successful people

Do a quick audit of your body posture. How are you currently sitting or standing while reading this post? Are you hunching, crossing your legs, wrapping your ankles, or slouched – in general, are you making yourself small, or conversely spreading yourself to appear larger? The way that you hold yourself has a scientifically proven…

Flexioffices launches its brand new London Area Guides

We’re excited to announce the launch our brand new London Area Guides, featuring a host of fresh content to give you the inside track on London’s best places and experiences – all must-see locations when you’re in the capital. The ever expanding series of locations has been created in collaboration with London’s most influential bloggers…

Shoreditch: The best places to eat, shop and exercise

Shoreditch, located in East London, is one of London’s most distinctive and unusual areas, mixing contemporary with classic roots. An eclectic area that’s lively from early morning until late at night, it’s known for its diversity and fashion statements, which translates into trendy bars, traditional cockney butchers and exclusive delicatessens. Shoreditch is jam packed with a veritable…

The UK’s 10 most valued work perks – survey results

Flexioffices – one of the UK’s leading providers of serviced office space – has carried out a nationwide survey of 2,009 recipients to discover the UK’s 10 most valued work perks. The results act as an excellent pointer for UK businesses and business owners when deciding on their employee perks and benefits in kind. The…

5 key milestones for starting a business

Starting your own business can be one of the most liberating things you’ll ever do – your destiny in your own hands, working towards your dream rather than someone else’s. It sounds like Nirvana doesn’t it? With hard work and a laser focus on your business values and vision, it can be… but now to…