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    Video caption: CEO Secrets: 'I sell smoked salmon on top of my day job'

    Andrew Woodhouse feared for his job in corporate events, so developed a business selling his own smoked salmon.

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    Video caption: Dating coach Sami Wunder: 'Charge the full market rate'

    "It's not a compliment to be the cheapest player in the market," says dating coach Sami Wunder.

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    Video caption: CEO Secrets: 'Ask your investors for a yes or no'

    Ryan Edwards, creator of Audoo, a system that logs songs played in public, gives his business advice.

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    Video caption: CEO Secrets: 'I became a chocolatier in lockdown'

    Keith Tiplady explains how he moved from the world of making motorcycles to selling chocolates.

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    Video caption: CEO Secrets: 'I wish someone had told me how hard it was'

    Journalist-turned-social media entrepreneur Sara McCorquodale reveals her business advice.

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    Video caption: CEO Secrets: 'Cabin crew have amazing skills for business'

    Sophie Southwood has set up a floristry business after working as cabin crew for many years.

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    Video caption: CEO Secrets: 'I'm an entrepreneur but my children come first'

    Mum-of-two Sarah Furness launched a business in lockdown, selling gluten-free sweets online.

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    Video caption: CEO Secrets: 'My mother's dementia inspired my company'

    Feyi Raimi-Abraham has started a company to help black people living with dementia.

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    Video caption: CEO Secrets: Graduates start successful snack business

    Three student friends created their own business when graduate opportunities dried up due to Covid.

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    Video caption: Start with clients 'at the bottom of the fishtank'

    Recruitment boss Richard Spencer-Percival says "start off at the bottom with your clients, then you can pick off the big game".

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    Video caption: 'Its OK to make losses early on'

    The co-founder of Beans Coffee Club says its OK to make losses when you start your business, but make sure its money you can afford to lose.