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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.
Jim Collins's Good to Great Diagnostic Tool is for entrepreneurs and organization leaders who are working to improve their professional performance. This tool offers set of worksheets covering four major areas: disciplined people, disciplined thought, disciplined action, and building greatness to last.
Innovative ideas that come to reality require legal protection. Establishing a copyright, patenting, licensing, branding, and other issues related to intellectual property must be addressed , and many times require professional assistance from an attorney or other professionals. This guide includes links to specific resources and FAQs. A great introduction to the topic!
Running a growth enterprise may require expanding operations through the acquisition of additional space, new employees, and more equipment. Suggestions and links provided in this article focus on: commercial leases, "nearly new" furniture, payroll services, and much more.
US Department of Labor's resource on Health Plans and Benefits
Programs and guidance materials, including Compliance Assistance materials, are available from the Department of Labor in the areas of affirmative action, the hiring of veterans and foreign workers, the employment of workers under the age of 18, and how to implement drug-free workplace programs.
Having your company run like a well-oiled machine may not be enough. A company is not a machine, but a living entity. For true organizational alignment, a company needs to understand its sense of self, its values, and how it is perceived in the marketplace. Initiatives coming from a company's core values when matched to customer values have a better chance for success.
This article is a fine overview of the elements necessary for instituting successful change. Key is "human capital management," which means that your people must be a part of the process from the beginning.
Command and control doesn't work in today's organization. You can build a smarter, more resilient organization; it just takes a few changes in your approach to leadership.
Not all Web hosts are the same--far from it. Matching your host to your company is vital, and you have a lot of choices. Price, size, service offerings, type (there are four, at least), bandwidth, back-up processes, redundancy, and reputation are just a few. This article is part of a series on Web services.
Sooner or later, your company will confront a crisis that requires a public response. How much communications planning you've done can determine how well you handle that crisis and how well your company weathers it.
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