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Your Company Is Worth What You Can Get
Wachs Joshua D
7/1/2000
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The founder of a software development business had already agreed to be acquired by one company and was ready to sign the documents. Then another company came calling with a better offer. Loyal employees and a working partnership with the buyer turned out to be the crucial assets constituting the value of the business. The author concludes that you need to shop around and negotiate to find out what your company is really worth.

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Young Mentor Adds Value to New Ventures.Both For- and Not-for-Profit
Wu Vicky
6/1/2005
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Vicki Wu's passion for her business and philanthropic activities have caused her to seek convergences between the for- and non-profit worlds.

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You Can't Take That Away From Us
Tatelman Barry
3/15/2002
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A culture of fun and respect for customers and employees pervades this family-owned furniture business that has been sold to legendary investor Warren E. Buffett, writes the author. Culture is what can't be taken away, even after a company is sold, as both the author and his brother are still actively involved, he notes.

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Yahoo! Invests $500k in Egyptian Innovation Campaign
Menon Vineetha
4/21/2010
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Yahoo! and Egypt-based NGO Nahdet El Mahrousa have launched a campaign called ‘Social Innovation Starts with YOU' that hopes to inspire and motivate young Egyptians to be social entrepreneurs.

The campaign is in line with the U.S. Presidential Summit on Entrepreneurship that will take place on April 26 - 27, 2010 in Washington D.C., where Yahoo! co-founder Jerry Yang will deliver a keynote speech on how the Internet can positively transform lives, societies, and economies in Arab communities.

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Working on the Waterfront
Stein Joel
6/24/2010
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While you're Dilberting away in your cubicle, there are people taking conference calls in broad shorts and flip-flops.  While you're saving your two weeks of vacation to hit the sand, they're getting paid to be there.

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With a Mentor by Your Side
Voth Emily
10/7/2005
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Entrepreneurs loath to seek mentoring should take at least one piece of advice: try it, you'll like it, writes the author who built a business by accepting help from smarter and more experienced founders. Included is a look at the workings of her relationship with her current mentor. (Originally Published October 2002)

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Will VCs really stop funding startups?
Cook Jon
7/23/2010
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If the American Jobs and Closing Tax Loopholes is passed there will be a lot of unhappy venture capitalists, who say they may stop investing in startups.

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Wild and Crazy Guys: How Entrepreneurs Build Culture
Smilor Ray
1/15/2001
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Entrepreneurs can create a company culture that reflects their values and motivates employees by experimenting with unusual events and activities in the workplace. Here are some ideas to jump-start your thinking.

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Why Six Sigma?
Butler Tyrone
8/1/2007
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Does Six Sigma methodology have benefits small- to medium-sized entrepreneurial manufacturing firm? "Yes!" proclaims this author, a Six Sigma Master Black Belt. He provides an overview of, outlines four actions needed for a company to succeed with, and defines steps to deploying Six Sigma.

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Why Imitation Bests Innovation
Flannery Russell
7/23/2010
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SHANGHAI -- Books these days regularly cheer innovation. You rarely go to a conference without hearing how important it is. Copying others has a bit of a stigma.

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