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Leveraging your advisors and directors is a lot like managing your customers: Accurate information and clear communication are key to a good relationship. Recruiting knowledgeable executives from established, prestigious companies is a good way to gain experience and credibility-but for this serial start-up founder, it's even more important to ask them the right questions and pay attention to their suggestions.
In every company there are a series of critical paths-courses to a conclusion that employees have to run, under intense time pressure, to keep the company meeting goals and hitting objectives so that it keeps moving forward. If someone is blocking the critical path, then that person has to get out of the way. If he or she cannot find a way to get out of the critical path, then the CEO has to step in and clear the way so that the race can continue.
The importance of a comprehensive, thoughtful business plan cannot be overemphasized. Much hinges on it including achievement of your goals and objectives.
Regularly reviewing your business plan ensures that you meet the needs of a growing enterprise. This allows you to identify key growth areas that you want to target.
This article suggests you think of your business plan as a production line. You have to document what goes into the success of your production line - talent, capital, market position, and more.
This all-inclusive Trade Guide, created by the U.S. Small Business Administration and AT&amp;T, is a must-read if you are considering a global sales strategy.
Dan Elenbaas, CEO and chairman of Amaze Entertainment, explains the strategy that led his company to expand into lucrative Asian markets.
WiFi is becoming commonplace. But there is danger in not securing your network. Five steps to help: use your corporate network; keep a clean preferred list; enable security on your router; pick a good password; and enable Web-mail security.
This three-part article asserts that you, the entrepreneur, don't know everything. There are mentors and advisers out there who can teach you how to survive the entrepreneur journey with your sanity intact.
This article focuses on how many entrepreneurs today -- compared with the launch of the dot-com era -- are being careful with the money they spend and making sure they stretch their financing as far as possible.
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