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An experienced small businessman, Thaine Fischer now enjoys helping others in the Leadership Roundtable organized through the Scottsdale Area Chamber of Commerce.
Design elements that build brand awareness for your business constitute its "trade dress" and can be protected by federal and state trademark laws. Learn how to enhance trade-dress protection and defend against infringement by competitors.
A leading African-American entrepreneur exposes that things have changed for entrepreneurship in the wake of the terrorist attacks of September 11th. The tragedy is hurting large companies (on whose boards he sits), which in turn is having a ripple effect on the smallest entrepreneurial shop, he writes.
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.
Corporate culture" doesn't just happen, it must be nurtured, just like a "culture" in a petri dish, writes the author.
Learn what a license really covers, what details to spell out and how to provide for accurate record-keeping, so as to prevent trouble later on. This article reviews the basic provisions, from boilerplate to bones of contention.
This finance expert explains the Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) law and how it impacts public and private companies. This author shows the upside and downside of SOX compliance and asserts private companies aiming to grow (and go public) should take steps to become SOX-compliant early on.
Selling your business is similar to raising capital. The difference: you're selling the whole company. Selling your company, like raising money, includes preparing the business plan, financials, cash-flow projections, and demonstration of Sarbanes-Oxley compliance practices.
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.
Entrepreneurs, in particular, are having troubles with today's widespread age-disconnect between managers and employees. The many twentysomethings who are launching companies these days hire workers who are both younger and older than they are, writes the author, a frequent EntreWorld contributor. She maintains that to manage this so-called "generation gap," you'll need to build a common understanding based on your company's values.
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