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Making an Equal Partnership Work
Lish Sandy Spivak Wendy
5/22/2003
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The co-founders of a public relations and events-management firm discuss the role of negotiation in enabling them to operate as equal partners. Balance, trust and skills are necessary for the give-and-take involved, and the authors provide suggestions for achieving that.

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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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Managing People Through Effective Entrepreneurial Leadership
Sansone Joseph D
3/1/2004
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Entrepreneurs need to be leaders to motivate people to undertake the daunting task of turning a vision into a tangible entity, says the founder of the nation's largest pediatric home healthcare provider.

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Managing and Measuring the Value of Partnerships
Horgen Harald
12/1/2006
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Careful measurement and management of your partnerships can protect entrepreneurs from entering into agreements with the wrong strategic partners, and it can provide a sound basis for making the most of productive partnerships.

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Maximizing Your Buy-Sell Agreement
Kramer Christopher
1/1/2006
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The author discusses how to get the most from a buy-sell agreement, encourages entrepreneurs to detail very specifically what happens when ownership changes occur, and elaborates on the language required for valuation of the shares.

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Mentoring Is for Entrepreneurs, Too
Helzberg Barnett Jr
8/1/1997
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Entrepreneurs should cultivate relationships with outsiders who can offer support and advice, even though "mentoring," as it's often called, is typically considered an instrument of corporate career-building. In this insightful article by an entrepreneur who founded a non-profit organization to pair owners of young companies with seasoned business owners, the author advises entrepreneurs to seek help from peers as well as superiors and from several outsiders rather than a single guru.

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Mentoring Secrets for Women
Farris Denise
10/1/2002
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A helping hand from a beloved family member gave this author a gift more precious than a paycheck: the time and attention she needed to rebuild her career -- and her belief in herself.

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Mergers and Acquisitions: An Introduction
Sherman Andrew J
4/30/2001
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This article, first in a series of seven, defines the terms and types of corporate marriage. Know the rationale for merging in various industries and the goals entrepreneurs seek to achieve before you take the plunge.

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Methods of Company Valuation
Sherman Andrew J
3/25/2001
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Whatever formula you use to calculate the market value of a business--assets, performance or other multiples--a good starting point may be all it provides. Here's why--along with the other factors that count.

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Minister of Tea Makes a Life as Teacher, Writer, and Philanthropist
Rubin Ron
2/1/2005
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Ron Rubin's profession is tea, but he is also steeped in giving back to student entrepreneurs.

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