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When Arthur M. Blank talks about entrepreneurship - what it takes to create, build and grow a company - he talks about principles. And, when he talks about principles, he talks about giving back.
Ninety-percent of Silicon Valley's start-ups fail not because of faulty product, but because they don't tap the right market and they don't know their customer. Well-seasoned serial entrepreneur Steve Blank drafts a new model for plotting the path between good idea and market success.
Pittsburg, Kansas and Pittsburg State University benefit from the broad generosity of Gene Bicknell, who gives because "it's the right thing to do."
Founder Bob Beyster describes his highly successful approach to recruiting, retaining, and rewarding top performers--a culture of employee ownership. This is a core strategy for growing SAIC, an entrepreneurial, employee-owned, high-technology corporation.
The Humane Society of Silicon Valley had gone to the dogs before president Christine Benninger took hold of the leash in 1993. By nearly every metric - profits earned, animals saved, customers satisfied - she outlines how proven business practices transformed the HSSV into best of breed.
Carl Behnke's investment of more than 20 years on the board of Junior Achievement is just one example of his belief in giving back.
There is no shortage of well-educated people in academic environments. But the challenge is in turning the attention of those bright minds to entrepreneurship. Here are a few ideas on how to do it.
Mitchell Baker, "Chief Lizard Wrangler" at Mozilla, discusses the organization's unique, community-based culture and how it has contributed to their success. She explains how freedom, openness, and dedication to improving Internet usability fosters extraordinary contributions from Mozilla's employees and volunteers.
The Young Entrepreneurs' Organization created opportunities for Keith Alpers, but he has given back to the organization many times over.
Think of your board of advisers like your old college friend and your board of directors as your parents, says the author. Their roles are very different and your relationship with each should be customized for their part of your small business.
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