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Getting ready to do your first presentation to a VC or angel? A good beginning leads to a happy ending. An experienced speaker and writer provides entertaining and useful advice on why your business presentations should open with a spark instead of a spreadsheet.
Very short but very sweet advice on testing a poorly selling product's appeal in the marketplace--and useful tips on what to do if it fails the test.
Feld shares some straightforward thoughts on why positions of CEO and board chairman should be separated. This idea has distinct benefits, especially for smaller companies, Feld writes. The piece is one in a series on boards of directors.
This article lists and explains five steps to building your personal brand. The basics are to develop expertise and then become known for that expertise. It takes more than networking to get noticed; it takes a good product. In this case, that product is you.
When going for round one financing, what should your five-year projections look like? This brief article provides excellent, practical advice. Key points: Know your numbers inside and out, show clearly how your projections were built, and be ruthlessly honest with your potential investors and yourself.
Vendors who present a large menu of features in an attempt to differentiate their products would do better to emphasize two or three proven points of difference in the value each product delivers. This article is based on research published in the Harvard Business Review.
Even if you're the CEO, building enthusiasm among your troops for a new product idea can be tricky. What's the secret to success? Show them how it can actually become their idea. This article provides three real-life examples of how this approach works.
Protecting your intellectual property is a vital function. Check this "wiki" based on an open IP forum focusing on small business to see pertinent advice and commentary from the global perspective.
Business intelligence has traditionally been a tool only for senior executives. But high-performing new technology enables BI to transform processes, even entire businesses. Chief Information Officers must realize that wider access is critical for managers at several levels.
Lesson seven in a thirteen-part course about starting a business, this module offers information, advice, checklists, and sample leases to determine the right location for your business--and the right deal.
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