Laura Tenison, founder and managing director of the baby and maternity wear company JoJo Maman Bébé, says the best business advice she can give is to tell budding entrepreneurs to keep their costs down.
The best business advice she wants to pass on to budding entrepreneurs is to keep your costs down, a strategy which she says worked for her.
Reid Hoffman, co-founder of LinkedIn, the professional networking service with over 50 million online members, says his golden rule for investing is to put money into one or more of the seven deadly sins.
Dawn Airey, chief executive and chair of UK television broadcaster Channel Five, says when she was a commissioner for children's programming, she learned good ideas can come from anywhere - and anyone.
Helen Alexander is president of the CBI and chairman of Incisive Media and the Port of London Authority. Previously, she was chief executive of The Economist for 11 years.
She says you shouldn't fear hiring people who are better than you as this is a good way to ensure continued success.
PY Gerbeau is CEO of X-Leisure.
He says his time as a professional ice hockey player taught him everything he needs to know about running a business. From leadership, to negotiation and motivation, he says the crossover between the worlds of sport and business is huge.