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The co-founders of a public relations and events-management firm discuss the role of negotiation in enabling them to operate as equal partners. Balance, trust and skills are necessary for the give-and-take involved, and the authors provide suggestions for achieving that.
How do you know when it's time for life after entrepreneurship? Selling the most important asset in your life - the one you've poured heart and soul into - shouldn't be tied to the day Social Security kicks in. It should be a process started three to five years before the final event, as the planning for life after entrepreneurship is equally as important as your first business plan.
Entrepreneurs make great decisions when they critically analyze the situation.
Julius Walls has the priviledge of leading a company that exists to give back.
Entrepreneurs must have a strategic reason for expanding and execute according to a plan that works for their company, says a cofounder of a major oil-change service company.
After selling her first company, a newly wealthy software entrepreneur felt that writing checks to charity wasn't enough. So, she set up a nonprofit that runs a business employing disadvantaged young people. Then she joined an organization advocating economic fairness in society. Now she's providing for her daughter's education and learning about investment strategies.
Executed well, franchising can be a solution to the challenge of harvesting intellectual capital to achieve the goal of driving business growth. If it is right for your company, consider making it work, the author says.
At age 25, Laura Sanko was a founding member of a startup that raised $3.5 Million from some world-famous investors and the Founder’s Fund. The business model was simple: a website that rented high-end jewelry for special occasions for a fraction of the retail value of each piece. Three years later, the investment money was all gone and while the site continued to operate, it had failed to meet the investors’ expectations.
The statistics surrounding the survival rate for small businesses have long been subject to fervid debate. Depending on who you're talking to, the predicted life span for a startup can elicit grim to cautiously optimistic responses.
Richard Heckmann's gift to the University of California Riverside in Palm Desert was not just the money for a new entrepreneurship center, but also his continued time and expertise.
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