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Entrepreneurs of color need to break through a culturally induced reluctance to trust to facilitate the relationships that spur business growth, says the founder of a minority search firm.
The report, “The Grass is Indeed Greener in India and China for Returnee Entrepreneurs,” is based on a survey of U.S.-educated Indian and Chinese professionals who had returned to their home countries and started businesses. These respondents cited economic opportunities, favorable conditions for starting a business and the speed of professional growth as the leading motivations for returning home. Family ties also played a significant role in attracting the entrepreneurs back to their native countries.
Former U.S. Senator Tom Daschle gives his viewpoint on healthcare reform legislation and the obstacles ahead. Read more to learn about the legal, administrative and regulatory challenges ahead as a result of this major legislation.
Federal regulations and overseas competition are just two of the barriers holding back medical device innovation, says one medical device industry executive. Read more about the other roadblocks to innovation.
A profile and a video tell the story of how entrepreneurship mentoring organizations have been a large factor in Peter Thomas' success, and how he in turn generously gives back his time and financial support.
Compensating contract workers involves negotiating a rate that reflects skills and experience, paying in a timely manner, and possibly offering perks such as professional development, says the founder of a company that develops training manuals. A key is not to treat 1099 workers as employees, the author advises.
There's a very practical reason for a values-based, morally rigorous view of entrepreneurship. That is usually the only viable way for an entrepreneur to do business in the long run, the author asserts.
Patents protect inventors and may enrich companies--but the application and registration process may be long and costly. Here are the statutory requirements, plus the basics of an effective patent protection program.
If your personnel, products, partners and resources are mobilized for overseas expansion, you can overcome the bureaucratic, cultural and economic obstacles outlined in the previous article of this series. Read this one to learn the underlying conditions that foster success.
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