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Marcia Mellitz, president of a St. Louis-based technology business incubator, recounts the roller coaster tale of two entrepreneurs who ride the wave of startup, failure, and ultimately success.
Adam Coomes is a prime example of an entrepreneur who has seen the best of times and the worst of times. He has been a part of several startups and has gone through the peaks and valleys of these experiences. They've consisted of fast-paced ventures and ventures that have been put on the backburner. He has never worked in the corporate world and never intends to. Adam will always be an entrepreneur.
Leveraging your advisors and directors is a lot like managing your customers: Accurate information and clear communication are key to a good relationship. Recruiting knowledgeable executives from established, prestigious companies is a good way to gain experience and credibility-but for this serial start-up founder, it's even more important to ask them the right questions and pay attention to their suggestions.
The founder of an Internet-services provider ignores the mantra of the boom years of the late 1990s that fast growth would equal fast profit and opted instead for what he calls a "sensible" approach to building a company. That is a business model based on the need to turn a profit and tactics for doing so, the author writes.
Use this tool to identify strengths and weaknesses in your Business Plan and to test your growth concept for feasibility.
Like many entrepreneurs, John Earle, owner of Johnny Cupcakes, built his successful business with the help of his family. How did this work for him? Just ask his Mom, Lorraine Earle, the CFO of Johnny Cupcakes. Balancing a full time job and starting up a...
Healthcare conferences seem to have a monopoly on exercise and wellness, but that’s not always the case at Health 2.0. Fitbits and contenders were nowhere in sight at the session on “Tracking and Monitoring Wellness.”
With pink-slip taxes increasing, more small-business owners may be motivated to appeal claims for unemployment benefits filed by former employees who quit or were fired for cause—but such appeals can sometimes backfire.
U.S. employers are required to make regular tax contributions toward unemployment insurance. They're taxed at a rate that varies by state and the size of their payroll. That rate can increase as a business lays off more employees.
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