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To attract big talent, healthcare business owners need to think big. Here are some ways to get the best high-level hires for medical device startups and other young companies.
Academia is getting ever more aggressive about helping entrepreneurs get a running start. An emerging crown jewel could well be Stanford University's brand new StartX.
How can healthcare CEOs train the next generation of company leaders? One study suggests training is best done with a healthy dose of no-nonsense straight talk in a one-on-one setting.
One of our well-respected business bloggers, Scott Messinger, indicates in his articles that starting up a business is no child’s play. He mentioned that if you want to have more time with your family through your startup business, you should think again. From my experience, Scott’s advice is something that you should look up to.
Netpreneurs--entrepreneurs who are building Internet-related businesses--are a breed apart, argues the writer. In building a new economy with vastly different attributes, these business owners must react quickly, adapt deftly, and zero in on specialties, or "niches," conducive to online commerce, says the author, who founded a software company in the 1970s and, more recently, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping communities take advantage of the Internet.
For David Moody, giving back should be a "habit from the heart," started even before success arrives.
All it takes for a startup community to take root and thrive are the right seeds and soil. I recently saw this first hand in a seemingly off-the-beaten-path city – Telluride, Colo.
Pairing with charities enables entrepreneurial companies to offer a morale-boosting perk to employees while enhancing traditional marketing strategies, says the founder of a consultancy that facilitates such sponsorships.
Marcia Mellitz, president of a St. Louis-based technology business incubator, recounts the roller coaster tale of two entrepreneurs who ride the wave of startup, failure, and ultimately success.
When Michele McGeoy sold her first software start-up, she thought she was doing the best thing for her stakeholders. But, a few years later the new owners resold the company out of state, leaving her and her employees out of work. Having lost control by giving up ownership, McGeoy found a better solution for her next venture: She empowered employees by making them stakeholders and created a culture that promotes healthy growth.
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