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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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Two's (a) Company, Three's a Crowd?
Thom Ruhe
7/30/2013
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When considering the optimal number of founders for any new entrepreneurial adventure, the calculus extends well beyond simple formulas seemingly supported by observations of startup cohorts within specific industries. Famous technology twosomes that come to mind include David Packard and William Hewlett of Hewlett-Packard, Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak of Apple, Paul Allen and Bill Gates of Microsoft, Larry Page and Sergey Brin of Google. In these examples, it is widely observed that these buddy teams complemented each other well in the early formative years of their companies.

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Top of Mind's 5 Must-Read Articles in Entrepreneurship
Thom Ruhe
2/18/2014
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Chasing an entrepreneurial dream can be an all-consuming effort. Particularly in those crucial early days of a startup, founders seem to eat, sleep and breathe their businesses. This naturally occurring tunnel vision has a purpose, of course, allowing entrepreneurs to give their business babies the time and attention they need to mature. But this heads-down mode is not without its drawbacks, one of which is neglecting to stay up on current events--particularly the happenings that can impact the entrepreneurs who are inadvertently paying no attention to them.

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Where Every Startup Should Hire A Millennial
Amanda Schnieders
10/30/2013
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Lately, there's been a lot of talk about these people we call millennials. Namely, the current generation, Generation Y, those "entitled, narcissists who still live with their parents", according to Keith Wagstaff. From complimentary to derisive, countless writers have deemed it their duty to predict exactly what this generation will add or (as most reports warn) detract from our current society. But the truth is, nothing has been said about the "Me, me, me generation" that hasn't been said about every generation before them.

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Healthy above all: Genomic Health CEO's guide to starting a great business
Seper Chris
6/22/2012
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Hiring smart people for a new company is not enough, says Kim Popovits of Genomic Health. Read more about what she thinks is important when growing a company.

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How you know when a mentor's introduction may be worthless
Seper Chris
6/23/2012
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Finding a mentor for your new healthcare business can be important, but the wrong mentor could hurt your business. Read more for tips on identifying a bad mentor.

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Why startups have to pitch attorneys like investors (video)
Chris Seper
3/14/2013
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Startups are not just a risk for investors. They are also a risk for the attorneys and other service providers that choose to work with them. That's because there's no guarantee an early-stage company will be around to pay a law firm for all the work it's doneĀ - let alone become a long-term customer.

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A medtech startup owner's must-have traits
Siegel Amy
10/3/2011
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Owners of medical device startups who have certain traits may have more success than others. Here is a list of the successful medtech CEO's needed traits.

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