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An important area of financial literacy for entrepreneurs concerns the ability to establish an effective commercial banking relationship and to prepare a loan proposal. No small or growing company survives and prospers without some debt component on its balance sheet.
An entrepreneur turned mergers and acquisitions specialist advises owners selling a privately held company to secure representation and educate themselves about the process.
Small business owners must become literate about their company's books without becoming accountants in order to deal with CPAs, keep on top of operations, and prevent fraud, says the co-founder of an accounting services firm.
Entrepreneurs need to be leaders to motivate people to undertake the daunting task of turning a vision into a tangible entity, says the founder of the nation's largest pediatric home healthcare provider.
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.
Carving a niche in a specialty business entails listening to customers for specific needs and becoming known in the industry as an expert or insider, says the cofounder of a broker-dealer that serves credit unions.
Databases are an essential tool for matching buyers and sellers for specialty products and services, says the founder of the nation's largest database company servicing small businesses.
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