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Journey to work a daily grind? How to make your commute more productive


Guardian Small Business Network Nearly four million of us spend two hours a day travelling to and from the office. Here’s a guide to making that time well spent Make time for ‘breakfast for your brain’ on the morning commute. Photograph: Hinterhaus Productions/Getty Images Despite advances in remote working, Britain’s …

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Safe, happy and free: does Finland have all the answers?


In the first of our new series, The Upside, we look at how the country went from famine to topping nearly every global social ranking ‘It’s about cooperating. Everyone together, equally’: Helsinki, the Finnish capital. Photograph: Hemis/Alamy Western Europe’s last naturally caused famine ended 150 years ago this winter. In …

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What makes you a disruptor? 'Not knowing the rules'


The founders of Brompton Bikes, WAH Nails, Unruly, Inkpact and Doddle reveal how to shake up an industry Being at the helm of a disruptive business comes with challenges. Photograph: Gary Burchell/Getty Images Founders of businesses that shake up an industry are seen as future gazers, innovators, one step ahead …

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