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Explore the Entrepreneurship.org Resource Center to find resources. Designed with entrepreneurs in mind, our resource center allows you to find materials to grow great ideas.
Answering the questions in this tool can help entrepreneurs craft a mission statement. For companies that already have a mission statement, this is a good opportunity to review and update it.
Organizations thrive when they are clear about what needs to get done, who needs to do it, and how it should get done. Without clarity there is wasted effort and even chaos.
Entrepreneur and bestselling author Guy Kawasaki shares the secrets to being enchanting and developing influence through the "pillars of enchantment." In this funny and engaging lecture, Kawasaki examines the deep value in being likable, creating trust, and taking empowering action. He also shares keys to telling a great story, overcoming resistance, and enchanting your boss and colleagues.
One of the best ways to grow your company is to provide your customers with such a great experience that they return again.
Every business has an image, whether it is created intentionally or not. This article discusses ways to establish a brand to promote your business image.
This tool will help you gain, maintain, and evaluate your competitive advantage.
This tool examines the process of developing an income statement and explains the meaning of the components of an income statement. When you are finished with this article, your understanding of income statements will give you greater insight into your company's growth and financial health.
This information will help you discover and document your workflow--how the work flows from Point A to Point Z, who touches it, what happens to it, and how you will know it is complete.
Businesses become more valuable when they have certain characteristics that add up to strategic advantages in the marketplace. Regardless of a company's ultimate objective--growth, acquisition or IPO--its owners can create, maximize and sustain value by driving it toward those characteristics. A management consultant explains the tools of his trade and reminds readers that price and value are not identical. Some factors, such as growth, are industry-specific, which is why new-economy companies and their stocks are fetching such extraordinary prices.
Credit cards allow entrepreneurs immediate access to some levels of financing. This author, who used credit cards to launch a company, says business owners who take his approach should focus first on the key tasks of winning and keeping customers.
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