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Bill George, a Harvard business professor and the author of '7 Lessons for Leading in Crisis,' puts forth some proposals to revive employment growth in a declining job market.
A critical early step in preparing your company for sale is hiring an investment banker to guide you. The ten-point set of guidelines contained in this article will help you recruit and hire the right investment banker.
Second-quarter earnings -- which will be launched by Alcoa's (NYSE AA) profit report next week -- are expected to beat analysts' estimates across the board, but they are unlikely to match the huge year-over-year gains witnessed in the first quarter.
For aspiring and active entrepreneurs, financing growth isn't always a matter of taking readily available funding. In this article, Jeff Gordon, who founded two companies in the decade since graduating from college, says the entrepreneur really seeks the best "engine" for fueling growth, which isn't necessarily money. He offers tips for choosing from an array of monetary and nonmonetary options.
A leading African-American entrepreneur exposes that things have changed for entrepreneurship in the wake of the terrorist attacks of September 11th. The tragedy is hurting large companies (on whose boards he sits), which in turn is having a ripple effect on the smallest entrepreneurial shop, he writes.
Don Grimm spreads his giving back around through nonprofit and for-profit boards to tech transfer and angel investing.
Recognizing the needs of technology start-ups, Bob Guller started an organization that provides space and support.
When cash flow turned positive and profits started coming in, the co-founder of an Internet start-up sought his advisory board's approval for new expenses. What he got was a barrage of questions: "Where are next year's projections? What's your mission statement?" As the business grew, the board made sure it stayed on track financially, raising prices as well as morale. And when the company was acquired, everybody cashed in.
A business plan isn't as useful for raising financing as the prevailing entrepreneurial wisdom holds, argues the founder of an Internet marketing concern. Instead, focus on building the business and the money will follow.
Timothy Haahs tells people he's discovered an approach to managing his engineering and architectural design firm that makes recruiting and retaining top employees easy through his secret weapon ... giving.
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