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From Engineering to Entrepreneurship to Giving -- It's All About Opportunities
Anderson James A
5/15/2007
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The essence of entrepreneurship, say many entrepreneurs, is the ability to see and act on opportunity.

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Risk in Entrepreneurship
Ashbrook Tom
1/1/2002
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Entrepreneurship means risk, writes the author, a veteran journalist turn dot-com entrepreneur who lived to tell the tale in a best-selling book. In an equally frank article, he speaks about teetering on the brink of financial and marital collapse before securing financing, and advises fledglings to assess their tolerance for risk and level with loved ones before taking the risk-laden entrepreneurial plunge.

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Seeking Financing for a Service Business? Know Your Business Model
Babinec Martin
5/1/2002
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Service companies aiming to grow fast enough to attract financing need to address the weaknesses inherent in such business models, says the founder of a human-resources consultancy.

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8 Tips for starting your business while still holding a full-time job
Bailey Deborah A
5/19/2010
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If you're thinking about entrepreneurship, you've probably heard that you should start your business before you quit your day job. It's good advise, but not always practical.

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When the Business Model is the People
Bakes Phil
5/20/2002
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A business model that aims to consolidate in the fragmented tour-packaging industry must rely on the entrepreneurial owners of the local businesses it acquires, according to the writer. A case is made for developing the people who will build the business, rather than, as is practice for many consolidators, putting them out of business.

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Use Your Leadership Presence to Inspire
Baldoni John
5/5/2010
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In times of crisis people always look for inspirational leaders. What makes for inspiration is subjective, but there is one common element when speaking about leaders who inspire: they have a strong leadership presence.

By presence we mean "earned authority." That is, people follow your leadership because you are a proven quantity, whose credibility rests on your having gotten things done. Every leader must aspire to demonstrate presence in order to inspire; this is a theme explored in a new book, 12 Steps to Power Presence: How Leaders Assert their Authority to Lead.

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Manage Those Thrills and Chills
Banatao Diosdado Dado
1/7/2002
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Risk is the essential element of entrepreneurial life but it can and must be managed if company founders are to build profitable enterprises, writes the author, who has founded companies and is currently a venture capitalist helping others do the same. To control risk, he advises listening to instinct, managing to a plan, and working the financials so that there is enough money to fund the need.

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Changes in China Could Raise Prices
Barboza David
6/7/2010
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SHANGHAI - The cost of doing business in China is going up.

Coastal Fcatories are raising salaries, local governments are hiking minimum wage standards and if China allows its currency, the renminbi, to appreciate against the U.S. dollar later this year, as many economists are predicting, the cost of manufacturing in China will almost certainly rise.

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Selling "In" Instead of "Out"
Behnke Karen
5/7/2001
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If you're ready to sell the business but want to remain on the acquiring company's management team, you'll need a never-having-to-say-you're-sorry contract. This article offers eight indispensable tips for negotiating it.

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Entrepreneurship - It's about Community
Behnke Carl J
1/1/2006
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Carl Behnke's investment of more than 20 years on the board of Junior Achievement is just one example of his belief in giving back.

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