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Establishing a Scientific Advisory Board
Roth Duane J
5/1/2006
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With board directors focusing more time on financial compliance, this author asserts life sciences and technology companies often neglect management of their technology-based product development. Entrepreneurs should establish scientific advisory boards to provide them with expert technology oversight and also to provide their formal boards with objective overviews of company technology.

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Entrepreneurship and the Workforce
Policy Dialogue on Entrepreneurship
1/1/0001
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A growing economy constantly creates new job opportunities in new sectors, but also displaces and even destroys existing jobs. The workforce in an entrepreneurial economy must always evolve as well. Government efforts to protect jobs are often misguided, hindering growth and new job creation. Pro-growth workforce rules should instead focus on developing worker skills, allowing maximum hiring and layoff flexibility, and focus adjustment efforts on getting displaced workers into new jobs as soon as possible. Small firms employ half of all private sector employees and create 60-80 percent of net new jobs in the U.S., according to the SBA. Labor rules are one of the largest barriers to entrepreneurial ventures. The World Bank’s cross-country comparison of labor regulations shows lower job creation where workplace rules are more rigid. Labor rules must move beyond the early 20th century framework of management versus labor and encourage new firm formation as well as a dynamic, not static, worker.

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Jobs at startups require candidates with more than a strong resume
Pogorelc Deanna
12/29/2011
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Just because an applicant has strong qualifications doesn't mean he's the right employee for you. Read more about establishing the right business culture at your healthcare startup.

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Growing your healthcare business by creating an internship program
Pogorelc Deanna
2/2/2012
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Building a workforce for a healthcare business can be tough for entrepreneurs on a tight budget. Read about creating an internship program in a small business.

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Who gets the title of "founder" in your healthcare startup?
Pogorelc Deanna
4/12/2012
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The title of founder should be given to one person in a startup if possible, or to multiple people with equal equity in the company, says entrepreneur Jay Adelson.

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How to hire a successful leadership team
Pogorelc Deanna
5/10/2012
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Besides having a good idea, the biggest key to a startup's success is having a diversified leadership team containing four personality types. Read more about forming a great team.

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Why open innovation is good for healthcare innovation
Pogorelc Deanna
6/14/2012
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Sometimes the best healthcare innovations come from great minds outside of the healthcare industry, which is why it's important for startups to have diverse minds on staff.

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Tips for Hiring at the Top
Pearson Robert Bob L
3/1/2006
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hen a great leader is in place, it can make all the difference to reach success and often can mean turning around a struggling company. This expert and seasoned entrepreneur provides practical advice on the skills you should look for when hiring a CEO for your growth company plus six tips on building a strong top team.

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Using the Board for Company Growth
Payne William H Bill
5/1/2006
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In this Collection overview article, this entrepreneur and director argues boards of directors are critical success factors in fast-growing companies. This expert debunks a set of common misconceptions many entrepreneurs have about boards and outlines why an entrepreneur should build one.

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Controlling Prescription Drug Benefit Costs
OKeefe Larkin
8/7/2006
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For entrepreneurs running growth companies, one major challenge is providing affordable health care coverage for employees. Most important, costs continue to rise for many key prescription drugs. This article provides practical strategies entrepreneurs can use to provide prescription drug coverage for their teams and help lower their companies' overall health care costs.

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