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There Should Never Be a Limit
Hesse Susan D
10/23/2000
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Sue Hesse left a corporate career and started her own business so she could cut down on her travel schedule and raise her children. By the time she sold it to spend more time with them, she had learned that even in an old-fashioned industry, numbers could outweigh gender. Performance-based incentive compensation turned out to be the strategy that propelled her and other women forward. Getting support from other entrepreneurs, male or female, is her other key to success.

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The World's Billionaires
Kroll Luis Miller Matthew
3/10/2010
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For the third time in three years, the world has a new richest man.

Riding surging prices of his various telecom holdings, including giant mobile outfit America Movil, Mexican tycoon Carlos Slim Helu has beaten out Americans Bill Gates and Warren Buffett to become the wealthiest person on earth and nab the top spot on the 2010 Forbes list of the World's Billionaires.

Slim's fortune has swelled to an estimated $53.5 billion, up $18.5 billion in 12 months. Shares of America Movil, of which Slim owns a $23 billion stake, were up 35% in a year.

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The Wealthy Entrepreneur
Smilor Ray
2/5/2001
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Are today's newly wealthy entrepreneurs robber barons or 21st-century heroes? Those who profit from the process of wealth creation are under increasing pressure to apply their skills and business experience to philanthropic ventures.

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The Values That Sustain Entrepreneurs
Smilor Ray
12/1/2004
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There's a very practical reason for a values-based, morally rigorous view of entrepreneurship. That is usually the only viable way for an entrepreneur to do business in the long run, the author asserts.

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The Value of Mobile Computing
Weary Don
10/1/2006
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Entrepreneurs face an array of operations challenges, including sales and inventory tracking, to bring products to market. With the widespread adoption of wireless networks and hand-held devices, entrepreneurs should adopt mobile computing to overcome these challenges.

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The Value of Documenting Processes
FastTrac
3/20/2007
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Why spend money, time, and effort documenting processes? Beyond the obvious direction it will provide in operating the business, numerous other benefits are discussed in this article.

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The Two Faces of Niche Marketing
Lawton Jennifer
2/1/1999
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Niche businesses either start with specific offerings for a discreet audience or carve out specialities within a broader base. Either way, entrepreneurs who operate niche companies must understand themselves, their goals, and their customers, in order to deliver marketing campaigns that are simple and effective.

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The Three Shows
Haupt Norbert
11/16/2005
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The author asserts there are three tasks entrepreneurs need to do to attract the attention of angel investors. They are "the three shows": show up, show enthusiasm, and show humility.

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The Three Great Myths of Business
Smilor Ray
6/1/2004
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It's easy for an entrepreneur to kill any chance of raising money for his or her venture. Just fall into the trap of arguing one of the three great myths of business detailed in this article.

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The State of Start-ups
Ortmans Jonathan
1/18/2010
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When President Obama will deliver his first State of the Union address is still unclear. However, with 80 percent of the population believing that new economic growth and jobs will come from entrepreneurs, discussion around what his address should include in terms of policies that encourage new start-ups is already underway.

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