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Helping Others Be Successful
FastTrac
2/20/2007
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The people working for you will be the ones to determine your success. This article will help you discover what motivates them.

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Guidelines for Terminating Employees
Sherman Andrew J
4/1/2002
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The decision to terminate an employee can be both emotional and frustrating. If not handled properly, it can also result in expensive litigation. These days, wrongful termination lawsuits are not idle threats. According to a recent study conducted by Jury Verdict Research, recently fired executives who sued are winning often and winning big.

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Going Back to College--For Entrepreneurial Resources
Heinmiller Robert
9/1/1998
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Entrepreneurs will find a host of business-building resources at nearby colleges and universities, among them books, brains and bodies, writes the author. Scour the libraries for printed materials, tap faculty for consulting jobs, and marshall students for research and staffing needs, he advises. In summing up, he offers valuable tips for getting acquainted and making the best use of campus resources.

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Getting the Most From Your Best Entrepreneurial Asset: Your People
DeLoof Dion
8/15/2004
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Entrepreneurial companies can leverage -- or get the most out of -- their people by hiring efficiently and managing effectively, says the co-founder of a technical staffing firm.

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Getting Support
FastTrac
11/11/2005
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Using mentors, advisers, and community resources can make the difference between success and failure for your business. The guidance of successful, seasoned entrepreneurs can help you gain access to knowledge and insider networks.

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Finding Great People for Your Team
Herold Cameron
5/8/2006
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This veteran entrepreneur, who currently works as COO at a fast-growing company, relays his experiences hiring the key people for his teams. To recruit top talent, he recommends several key hiring tactics, including establishing a hiring forecasting plan and exercising patience and caution during the hiring process.

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Executive Compensation in My Investor Controlled Company
Babinec Martin
6/6/2007
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Entrepreneurs struggle with how much to pay themselves and the need to use financial resources to ignite growth versus reaping cash rewards for their own labors. Once outside equity investors are involved, the struggle and decision passes to board members. This founding entrepreneur, minority shareholder in his own company, shares what has worked for his company.

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Ethical Manipulation: Entrepreneurial Non-Cash Compensation
Stewart Larry R
10/22/2003
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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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Entrepreneurs, Hire the Disabled
Herwick Rebecca
3/15/2004
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Hiring the disabled allows entrepreneurs greater productivity, lower labor costs, and lucrative tax benefits, in addition to engendering goodwill, says a company founder who employs brain-injured workers.

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