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Innovation Can Unlock Job Growth
George Bill
7/22/2010
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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.

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Financing Growth: More Than a Matter of Money
Gordon Jeff
3/1/1997
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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.

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Things Have Changed
Graves Earl G
12/1/2001
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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.

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Former Eli Lilly Exec Fosters Capitalism through Biotech Entrepreneurship
Grimm Donald W
9/1/2005
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Don Grimm spreads his giving back around through nonprofit and for-profit boards to tech transfer and angel investing.

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Tough Love: What You Really Want From Your Advisory Board
Gumpert David E
11/13/2000
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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.

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Burn Your Business Plan!
Gumpert David E
1/20/2003
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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.

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Giving to Entrepreneurship by Spreading the Gospel of Giving
Haahs Timothy
7/15/2007
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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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Bite it - and a Few Other Impulse Control Tips to Help You Succeed
Halford Scott
7/22/2010
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One sentence was all it took. It came down to a quick choice, and the one he chose probably wrecked his career.

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A Vision Beyond Virtual
Bourland Andy Handley Ann
12/26/2000
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Two hardworking entrepreneurs start an online publishing venture as a virtual company. They think they can communicate because they're wired. So, why are they always meeting at the local coffee shop? Profitable but inefficient, their business needs office space in order to grow beyond the launch phase--and, like parents, the founders have to get out of its way.

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Creating and Realizing the Value of a Business
Hankin R N
7/17/2000
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Businesses become more valuable when they have certain characteristics that add up to strategic advantages in the marketplace. Regardless of a company's ultimate objective--growth, acquisition or IPO--its owners can create, maximize and sustain value by driving it toward those characteristics. A management consultant explains the tools of his trade and reminds readers that price and value are not identical. Some factors, such as growth, are industry-specific, which is why new-economy companies and their stocks are fetching such extraordinary prices.

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