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An angel investor provides a succinct set of tips on how to pitch your company to investors. Key advice: project confidence and boil your pitch down to one or two sentences to establish a frawework for the audience.
This article, written by Jeff Dennis, a serial entrepreneur, outlines for entrepreneurs a set of best practices on considering, selecting, and utilizing a board of advisers.
Many companies go under because of failure of the relationships among the team members. Teams often launch firms without talking about what they want to get out of the venture. This article shows how company founders can better structure their top team relationships to prevent problems down the road.
Jim Collins's Good to Great Diagnostic Tool is for entrepreneurs and organization leaders who are working to improve their professional performance. This tool offers set of worksheets covering four major areas: disciplined people, disciplined thought, disciplined action, and building greatness to last.
This article, published by a law firm, details the major components typically involved in the buying and selling of a company, including the purchase and sale agreement, confidentiality agreement, and letter of intent.
Business owners and their advisers should carefully plan and take appropriate steps to avoid litigation traps in selling their companies, such as not performing due diligence on potential buyers or signing an ambiguous letter of intent without a counsel's review.
A summary of major tax consequences related to selling a business is provided in this article. Issues covered include capital gains tax, tax treatment of individual company assets, and a discussion of state tax obligations.
This article is a fine overview of the elements necessary for instituting successful change. Key is "human capital management," which means that your people must be a part of the process from the beginning.
Going international requires careful thought and planning. This article poses a set of questions (by category) for entrepreneurs to answer to prepare them for going abroad for customers and sales. Questions include market and channel issues, product translation and localization, and IP protection.
Going straight to customers and understanding their life experiences is key to structuring Web sites that meet your marketing objectives. The Customer Experience Methodology identifies unmet needs of online customers and outlines improvements for generating measurable results.
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