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When Gender Changes the Negotiation
7/23/2010
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Gender is not a good predictor of negotiation performance, but ambiguous situations can cause different behaviors by men and women in negotiations.

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Evaluate Growth Opportunities Worksheet
7/22/2010
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Use this tool to evaluate growth opportunities based on your vision, business growth readiness, and market potential for opportunities you have already identified.

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Environmental Scanning
7/22/2010
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The questions in this tool will help entrepreneurs evaluate their business's environment, including the industry, competition, and market.

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Business Strategy Worksheet
7/22/2010
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This tool can be used by the entrepreneur throughout the planning process to evaluate the business strategy's compatibility with the overall plan for growth.

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Business Strategy Barometer
7/22/2010
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The business strategy should be refined on a regular basis, at least annually, to incorporate changes that keep your business on its growth track.

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Business Plan Checklist
7/22/2010
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This tool will help you identify areas in your plan that need additional atttention before it is complete.

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High-Growth Firms Account for Disproportionate Share of Job Creation, According to Kauffman Foundation Study
3/9/2010
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<p>According to a new study released today by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, the current national conversation would be more productively focused on creating a favorable environment for entrepreneurship—and particularly high-growth entrepreneurship—because top-performing companies are the most fertile source of new jobs.</p><p>As the American economy continues to send out mixed signals about recovery, job creation has emerged as the country's most pressing economic issue. Not only important for employment itself, job growth also drives recovery in other sectors, including housing. But, while hope for spurring the U.S. economy toward recovery focuses squarely on job creation, policy discussions center primarily on measures that would expand job growth in existing companies.</p>

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Leveraging Your Intellectual Property
12/1/2006
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This document provides an expert review of the myriad forms of intellectual property, and it illustrates how entrepreneurs can use IP protection to grow their business.

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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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Bet on the Horse: Determining Success Factors of New Businesses
12/6/2006
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In making their investment decisions, venture capitalists should bet on the product or process in a company over the management team, according to research from the University of Chicago School of Business. The researchers studied 49 venture-backed companies and found surprising stability of the firms' business models compared to management teams.

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