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This tool can be used by the entrepreneur throughout the planning process to evaluate the business strategy's compatibility with the overall plan for growth.
The business strategy should be refined on a regular basis, at least annually, to incorporate changes that keep your business on its growth track.
This tool will help you identify areas in your plan that need additional atttention before it is complete.
Julie Atherton, a communications expert at Hill and Knowlton, discusses the pros and cons of whether corporations should adopt blogging as a communications tool. She notes a corporation's ultimate decision on blogging should be based on knowing its own culture and how that culture is perceived by its customers.
This sound advice will help entrepreneurs better manage inventory and improve profitability and cash flow.
This sample distribution agreement template includes terms for strategic partner responsibilities and obligations, such as shipment and delivery of product, as well as language covering confidentiality and termination.
This worksheet helps entrepreneurs facilitate strategic partner recruitment by establishing a preparatory process in advance of the first exploratory call with a partner prospect.
This sample legal agreement covers terms and conditions relevant to strategic partnering, including language on transaction structure, due diligence, and financing. It uses a real estate transaction as its example, but the agreement's structure and terminology can be broadly applied.
Before building a detailed line-by-line budget, entrepreneurs should prepare a preliminary forecast, projecting estimates of the primary components of profitability--sales, cost of goods sold, and operating expenses.
This tool provides questions to help entrepreneurs consider the strategic and tactical pluses and minuses of investing in new product/service development.
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