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Thorough market research includes analysis of the customers and the competitive environment.
As entrepreneurs plan for growth, they identify the key issues that provide useful information. Consider how one entrepreneur takes an indepth look at her business and uses this insight to clarify a vision and set clear goals for her business.
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.
When structured properly, a strategic partnership with a large company can catalyze a small firm's growth. In establishing a partnership, entrepreneurs should focus on how their product will be sold, who will sell it, and how the partner will facilitate sales growth.
Using mentors, advisers, and community resources can make the difference between success and failure for your business. The guidance of successful, seasoned entrepreneurs can help you gain access to knowledge and insider networks.
Entrepreneurial companies can leverage -- or get the most out of -- their people by hiring efficiently and managing effectively, says the co-founder of a technical staffing firm.
This negotiations expert provides do's and don'ts for closing a deal. One important set of tactics: going in with all the facts, understanding both parties' wants and needs, and adjusting strategies to succeed.
The power to make a difference comes when you look inside to find what you have to give.
In today's e-marketplace, allocating a larger portion of the budget to online marketing pays off for Petals, a silk floral company. The author writes about his company's commitment to using the Internet to positively impact sales.
Timothy Haahs tells people he's discovered an approach to managing his engineering and architectural design firm that makes recruiting and retaining top employees easy through his secret weapon ... giving.
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