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For effective strategic partner recruitment, the author recommends an eight-step plan, which includes identifying your target market, developing partner selection criteria, and developing an alliance plan with a selected partner.
After years of bumps and bruises acquired in partnering his small firm with large ones, the entrepreneur shares his lessons learned along the way. He outlines a five-step partner consideration process, which includes researching potential partners for proper fit and using your small size to your advantage.
When structured properly, a strategic partnership with a large company can catalyze a small firm's growth. In establishing a partnership, entrepreneurs should focus on how their product will be sold, who will sell it, and how the partner will facilitate sales growth.
When getting ready to engage with a strategic partner, entrepreneurs should enter into a written agreement when working with these partners to ensure, among other items, the proper assignment of invention terms and various representations and warranties.
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.
The power to make a difference comes when you look inside to find what you have to give.
When asked about your business, you need to have a quick and compelling answer ready--you need an elevator pitch. This article discusses the important aspects of developing and delivering your elevator pitch.
The essence of entrepreneurship, say many entrepreneurs, is the ability to see and act on opportunity.
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.
Selling your business to another individual or company is one of four usual choices for liquidating your equity. Here's a review of the pros, cons and alternatives that may help you evaluate your plans.
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