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Many things can make you a better entrepreneur. But here's one that certainly helps: networking. So every week eMed is going to highlight some healthcare and life science entrepreneurs on twitter you should consider following. This is not an endorsement, but an encouragement. Entrepreneurship is better when everyone joins the conversation. So please join us by following @emedcommunity and participating on eMed at Entrepreneurship.org
Check out eMed's 6 to follow this week
There are some lessons that no amount of reading can teach an entrepreneur. Sometimes, you just have to learn by doing.
See who made the list on this week's 6 to follow in entrepreneurship
By 2015 there will be 500 million people under age 30 in China--roughly the population of the entire European Union. And they aren't idolizing Lei Feng, a devoted follower of Mao. They are looking to figures such as Bill Gates and Michael Dell, says Ge Dingkun, a professor of entrepreneurship at China Europe International Business School in Shanghai.
Young people, barely a generation removed from Chairman Mao's strict communism, are embracing entrepreneurship. The incomes of twenty-somethings in China grew 34% in the past three years, the largest growth of any age group, according to a survey by Credit Suisse. While large industries in China--such as banking, steel, telecommunications and electricity generation--are still essentially state-owned, a growing chunk of new wealth being created comes from the hard work and vision of scrappy upstarts.
The founder of a junk-removal franchiser advises seeking support and information from peers in small group networks sponsored by entrepreneurial peer organizations.
A strong knowledge of markets and values and knowing up front what you want to achieve are keys to successful negotiations. This entrepreneur tells the story of how the creative structuring of a unique deal became a success for all parties involved.
Entrepreneurs who outsource assignments must choose contractors who know their industry and specify what they expect from them, says the founder of a consultancy.
The devils plaguing entrepreneurs who outsource are indeed in the details. Getting it right involves sidestepping five common pitfalls and following five commonsense practices. Basic to a successful outsourcing relationship: Does everyone agree on what the deliverables will be?
The top team at The Supply Room Companies, Inc. discovered they could become more efficient and provide better service for customers by using an online proof-of-delivery system.
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