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While this entrepreneur was building his IT support company, employees who also were family members were creating a rival business behind the scenes, stealing trade secrets and clients. This entrepreneur offers safeguards to protect your company.
Harmless dalliance or harassment? Many entrepreneurs have asked themselves this question as they observed relationships develop between employees. However, when it comes to handling harassment complaints, there are signs to watch for and guidelines to follow.
As part of our Lean LaunchPad classes at Stanford, Berkeley, Columbia and for the National Science Foundation, students build a startup in 8 weeks using Business Model Design + Customer Development.
The Humane Society of Silicon Valley had gone to the dogs before president Christine Benninger took hold of the leash in 1993. By nearly every metric - profits earned, animals saved, customers satisfied - she outlines how proven business practices transformed the HSSV into best of breed.
Disaster planning is one task entrepreneurs may not undertake when their businesses are going smoothly. A well thought-out, well-rehearsed disaster plan can be an invaluable tool that allows a company to recover more quickly.
What's the most valuable aspect of your business? Is it the bricks and mortar? The equipment? Or is it something intangible? While you can't touch it, feel it or see it, intellectual property when defined as "knowledge" or "know how" is often times the real equity of a business, and if it's lost, it can bring that business to its knees.
For years, Dave Felker created equipment for one of the world's leading golf companies, Calloway Golf. There he designed golf balls and clubs for the game's best golfers. Then, Dave left Calloway. Throwing the USGA rules out the window and using the laws of physics instead, Dave created the Polara golf ball, which would help correct an average golfer's hook or slice.
StartUp Health classes will begin next month, giving entrepreneurs a structured program to launch a healthcare business. Read more about the program for startup businesses.
Startups are missing out on opportunities and need to step up their marketing efforts, says a healthcare accelerator co-founder. Read more on tips for new healthcare businesses.
Mitchell Baker, "Chief Lizard Wrangler" at Mozilla, discusses the organization's unique, community-based culture and how it has contributed to their success. She explains how freedom, openness, and dedication to improving Internet usability fosters extraordinary contributions from Mozilla's employees and volunteers.
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