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What's the difference between flirting and harassment? What kind of behavior is actionable under the law? Case law is still evolving, and standards may vary, but having a clear policy at your office can help you avoid problems.
Educating your employees about the consequences of violating company policy may prevent sexual harassment problems. Here's how to ensure compliance and avoid lawsuits.
The author illustrates how a vigorous public relations campaign-more than any marketing effort-helped establish her company's growth track, especially through publicity of the entrepreneur herself and her firm's board of directors.
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.
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.
Making a poor choice in selecting business software for your company can lead to inefficiencies and costly errors. This article offers key points entrepreneurs should consider to make the right software selection at the start.
When looking to recruit CEOs for his companies, the entrepreneur author argues it's critical to consider in candidates a range of character traits, such as broad experience, objectivity, and respect for others. He shares his experiences in making the right and sometimes wrong hires and reveals key lessons learned.
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.
Service companies aiming to grow fast enough to attract financing need to address the weaknesses inherent in such business models, says the founder of a human-resources consultancy.
"Learning to improve your negotiating skills is the highest and best use of your time," says Roger Dawson, a topic expert on negotiations. Dawson provides a series of strategies that entrepreneurs can use to improve their negotiating skills.
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