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Renaissance Man Remembers Lessons of Giving Back
Cappello Alexander L
2/1/2005
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For the past several years, Alex Cappello has devoted most of his time to an organization supporting entrepreneurship worldwide.

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Branding for Results
Carey WR Max
10/15/2001
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Learn how a clearly defined brand identity can help build your business, even in the face of fierce competition.

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Who Should Run the Family Business
Carey Chris
1/4/2010
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What are the chances that, out of thousands of candidates for the CEO spot, the son or daughter of the company founder is the most competent of the bunch? Slim to none.

Say you are a member of the Ford family, and your financial security lay in family trusts stuffed with Ford Motor stock. Who would you rather bet on, William Clay Ford Jr. or Alan Mulally, the former Boeing exec now at Ford's wheel? In this case, Mulally had the presence of mind to secure $24 billion in funding prior to the recent economic collapse and thus avoided becoming a ward of the federal government, like GM and Chrysler.

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They Call This A Stimulus For Small Biz? Pshaw!
Carey Chris
3/25/2010
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OK, let me get this straight: The Small Business Administration's Office of Advocacy reports that 27 million small businesses in the U.S. account for 50% of the Gross National Product and employ over 50% of the workforce, and Washington figures $30 billion in loan support and some tax credits will get things done.

What's that, $1,100 per company? Wow, where do we sign up!

Our fearful leaders gave $50 billion to General Motors, and $185 billion to AIG. According to the Congressional Budget Office publication, The Budget & Economic Outlook: An Update August 2009, big business has been showered with more than $10 trillion (that's a "T") in funding and commitments, including: $1.3 trillion disbursed by the Federal Reserve, with another $2.8 trillion committed (including aid to AIG, Citigroup, Bank of America, Bear Stearns; $800 billion from the Treasury, with $3.6 trillion committed (including guarantees for Money Market Funds and TARP); and over $2.1 trillion committed by the FDIC (including increased depositor insurance and more Citigroup guarantees).

Um, does $30 billion to small business make a difference?

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Communicating an Acquisition to Employees
Carpenter Bill
7/1/2006
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When it comes time sell your company, one of the toughest issues is communicating the process to employees. One positive way to do this is to establish a company culture rooted in honesty and openness, which can allay employee anxiety during a potential company sale.

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Company Giving to Entrepreneurship Receives Community-Wide Recognition
Carter Joan Carter Stephen
7/1/2005
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Joan and Stephen Carter's small company gives back to entrepreneurship in a big way through the Junior Achievement program.

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Shared "Uncommon" Vision Leads to Birth of Regenerative Medicine
Caruso Richard E
11/21/2006
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Richard Caruso considers success less a matter of financial accomplishment than of meaningful personal contribution. He's managed to do both.

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Create a Company Wealth Map
Chien ChiaLi
6/2/2010
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Many people start their business with a business plan, perhaps for the purpose of getting initial funding from financial institutions or investors.  But those plans are designed for lenders, not for business owners.

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A Vehicle for Friends Goes Far
Chuang John H
9/1/2000
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Founding a business was so much fun for three Harvard juniors that they did it several times--until they found something that worked. They begged, bartered and borrowed resources, with a little help from their folks. And, because they knew their industry and added value as managers, they grew their temp agency for Web professionals into a permanent, international leader.

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Play the Best Game You Can With the Cards You're Dealt
Chung Joseph
3/19/2001
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A software company has to make choices: stick to consulting or build a product, pick the right technology, convince systems integrators to use it and introduce it to their customers. The hardest is deciding how much money you can afford to lose. Good management and execution got this company past the IPO and made it a profitable winner.

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