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Getting the best out of temporary workers requires that entrepreneurs treat them as neither employees nor pariahs but rather take a middle ground, says the founder of a staffing service.
Hiring the disabled allows entrepreneurs greater productivity, lower labor costs, and lucrative tax benefits, in addition to engendering goodwill, says a company founder who employs brain-injured workers.
When developing a strategic plan to launch an international business program, growing companies must consider the potential barriers and adjustments they might need to make to their products and services.
Attention-grabbing tactics for niche products include providing snappy names and packaging, placing cold calls, and befriending the media in an effort to win PR, says the founder of a specialty women's hosiery company.
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.
Global growth is essential for entrepreneurial companies but must be managed to overcome challenges such as language barriers and tax-related paperwork, says the founder of a Harley-Davidson licensee.
For entrepreneurial companies and their established counterparts, joint ventures and strategic alliances bring mutual benefits that each would otherwise be unable to achieve independently.
No growing company survives and prospers without some debt component on its balance sheet whether it's a small loan from family or friends or a line of credit from a regional commercial lender.
Convertible debt and a discreet amount of bank credit are available to entrepreneurs seeking substantial loan financing for early-stage ventures, says a company founder turned private investor.
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.
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