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Leadership Scorecard
11/11/2005
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To champion change and guide your organization to new levels of growth, management team members and employees must be willing to follow your lead. The Leadership Scorecard allows for reflection and feedback on how you lead your team.

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Internal Assessment
8/9/2006
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Entrepreneurs can use this helpful tool to evaluate their company's strengths and weaknesses in all areas of business.

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Sample U.S. Patent Filing
8/1/2006
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This document is a sample of an actual filed patent, and includes key sections such as product abstract, diagrams, and detailed description of the invention.

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Evaluating Your Distribution Channels
9/25/2006
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This tool helps entrepreneurs determine the best means to distribute their products and services.

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Sales and Distribution Strategies and Channels
9/28/2006
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Although the type of distribution channel you choose depends on your industry, type of products or services, and the business model, many entrepreneurs slightly adapt their distribution strategy to better meet the needs of customers.

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Screen Growth Opportunities
9/20/2006
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Using the four basic growth strategies--Market Penetration, Market Expansion, Line Expansion, and New Business Development--this tool helps identify potential growth opportunities for a business.

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Managing Inventory to Improve Profits and Cash Flow
10/2/2006
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This sound advice will help entrepreneurs better manage inventory and improve profitability and cash flow.

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Memorandum of Understanding for a Strategic Partnership
12/1/2006
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A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) is an agreement outlining the roles and responsibilities of people in a collaboration. These documents are important because they list the critical points of a relationship between entrepreneurs and strategic partners.

This sample legal agreement covers terms and conditions relevant to strategic partnering, including language on transaction structure, due diligence, and financing. It uses a real estate transaction as its example, but the agreement's structure and terminology can be broadly applied.

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Premier Partner Distribution Agreement
12/1/2006
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This sample distribution agreement template includes terms for strategic partner responsibilities and obligations, such as shipment and delivery of product, as well as language covering confidentiality and termination.

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Features and Benefits Worksheet
1/22/2007
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This tool will help entrepreneurs describe their products or services in terms of their features and benefits.

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