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Nancy Richards could have taken an easier route with her business, but instead chooses to help small, talented companies get established by creating partnerships with them.
Karen Richardson's contributions are helping to make sure Stanford engineering students learn about being entrepreneurs.
Too many people become entrepreneurs with the wrong expectations, in my ebook I create real...
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.
An entrepreneurial company in its second year confronts challenges more
Why should any organization adopt collaboration? There's only one reason—value creation. After all, if we're not creating value, what's the point? With a growing consciousness for collaboration, many companies are investing in collaboration tools and technologies. These range from enterprise instant messaging and unified communications, wikis, and enterprise social media to virtual worlds, Web conferencing, and telepresence.
In a typical scenario, the months fly by after the collaboration tools are implemented. As the seasons change, decision-makers anticipate reaping the benefits of collaboration. And perhaps they can even point to successes within particular business units or functions. Often, though, it's the same old story. The company remains for the most part internally competitive, hierarchical, and command-and-control driven. The tools alone have failed to make the company collaborative. Worse yet, the tools may have created no real value, and the decision-makers who had pinned such high hopes on these tools are surprised.
Ron Rubin's profession is tea, but he is also steeped in giving back to student entrepreneurs.
Why the Hurt Locker is an excellent example of film making entrepreneurship.
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.
A strong knowledge of markets and values and knowing up front what you want to achieve are keys to successful negotiations. This entrepreneur tells the story of how the creative structuring of a unique deal became a success for all parties involved.
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