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Teaching Employees to Think and Act Like Owners
Stack John P Jack
3/1/2005
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Jack Stack gives back to entrepreneurship in a variety of ways, but one of his main contributions has been through delivering a consistent message: employees at all levels of a company should think and act like they own it.

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Tax Man Shares Tales of Luck, Learning and Leaving a Legacy
Bloch Henry
4/1/2006
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Although HandR Block had always been philanthropic, Henry Bloch wanted to establish a company foundation truly committed to the needs of the community as opposed to furthering corporate objectives.

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Survival of the Fittest
Roner Valencia
2/16/2003
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An entrepreneurial company in its second year confronts challenges more

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Student Becomes Teacher
Moxey Donovan
2/1/2006
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Donovan Moxey got help in the early stages of starting his company; now he's the one giving his time to promote entrepreneurship.

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Strategies for Effective Partnering Relationships
Sherman Andrew J
6/1/2004
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For entrepreneurial companies and their established counterparts, joint ventures and strategic alliances bring mutual benefits that each would otherwise be unable to achieve independently.

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Starting Up: Doing It Wrong; Doing It Right
Fleury Marc
8/1/2003
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A technology entrepreneur loses his shirt on his first company, regroups and starts a second, and lives to advise others about how to get it right.

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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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Selling Your Company
Sherman Andrew J
5/14/2001
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Careful preparation is the key to a successful sale. Selecting the negotiating team, auditing for legal problems, writing the offering memorandum and, above all, fixing up your financials are all part of the process. This article leads you through the necessary steps.

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Selling "In" Instead of "Out"
Behnke Karen
5/7/2001
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If you're ready to sell the business but want to remain on the acquiring company's management team, you'll need a never-having-to-say-you're-sorry contract. This article offers eight indispensable tips for negotiating it.

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Seeking Funding? Ditch Biz Plan, Buy a Lottery Ticket
Wadhwa Vivek
4/26/2010
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DURHAM, N.C. - Hardly a day goes by when I don’t have a rookie entrepreneur ask for advice on raising money from VCs.

They usually have a fancy-looking business plan with detailed spreadsheets showing how their company will be worth billions by capturing just 1 percent of a market. All they need is some financing, and they’ll take the world by storm.

My advice is always the same: ditch the business plan, and buy a lottery ticket. Your odds are better, and you’ll suffer less stress.

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