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Navigating Entrepreneurial Peer-to-Peer Organizations
Sherman Andrew J
10/7/2005
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Many founders have cited the importance of access to mentoring and coaching that the peer-to-peer organizations, as well as industry groups, Chambers of Commerce, and trade associations, have provided for them.

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What Makes Yoda So Good? How to be an Effective Mentor
Smilor Ray
10/7/2005
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Mentors help us confront adversity, seize opportunity, learn from mistakes, understand our strengths and grow as leaders. Learn how to be an effective mentor to other entrepreneurs. (Published Oct 2002)

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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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Award Ignites Hotel Company CEO's Passion for Giving to Entrepreneurship
Gallegos Michael
10/1/2005
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Michael Gallegos has always believed in giving back, but he only recently discovered the importance of giving back to entrepreneurship.

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Eleven Pitfalls to Avoid in Going Global
Delaney Laurel
10/1/2005
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Going global takes guts, the author asserts. You have to confront the unknown and make it look easy when it's not.

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Former Eli Lilly Exec Fosters Capitalism through Biotech Entrepreneurship
Grimm Donald W
9/1/2005
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Don Grimm spreads his giving back around through nonprofit and for-profit boards to tech transfer and angel investing.

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The Right Thing to Do
Bicknell Orville G Gene
8/1/2005
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Pittsburg, Kansas and Pittsburg State University benefit from the broad generosity of Gene Bicknell, who gives because "it's the right thing to do."

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Company Giving to Entrepreneurship Receives Community-Wide Recognition
Carter Joan Carter Stephen
7/1/2005
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Joan and Stephen Carter's small company gives back to entrepreneurship in a big way through the Junior Achievement program.

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Fast Growth in the Sensible Lane
Roh Lucas
7/1/2005
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The founder of an Internet-services provider ignores the mantra of the boom years of the late 1990s that fast growth would equal fast profit and opted instead for what he calls a "sensible" approach to building a company. That is a business model based on the need to turn a profit and tactics for doing so, the author writes.

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Fast Growth Needs a Firm Foundation
DeCoux Jeff
7/1/2005
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Leveraging your advisors and directors is a lot like managing your customers: Accurate information and clear communication are key to a good relationship. Recruiting knowledgeable executives from established, prestigious companies is a good way to gain experience and credibility-but for this serial start-up founder, it's even more important to ask them the right questions and pay attention to their suggestions.

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