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Enjoy Your Success. Now Get Back to Work!
Matthews Jana
2/1/2003
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Here are five big issues you should consider if you want your company to be able to evolve and grow to the next stage of development.

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Entrepreneurial Hiring: Think Salesmanship
Sack Andy
11/1/1998
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In today's extremely tight labor market, small-company employers must approach hiring just as they approach selling. To lure able and enthusiastic candidates, the author writes, a CEO should consider such steps as contacting reluctant candidates personally, offering equity compensation to augment salaries, and sending welcoming gifts like fruit baskets. Of particular note is a discussion of factors the author says "count" in the sales-whoops!-the hiring process.

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Entrepreneurial Marketing Person to Person
Sheets Mary Ellen
1/15/2005
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Giving back to the community-and engaging one-on-one with charitable operatives, the press, and other local constituencies-enables small businesses to increase exposure at little cost, says the founder of a national moving franchiser.

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Entrepreneurial Retention: It's a Vision Thing
Goncalves Gabriel
11/1/1998
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If you think hiring is tough in today's tight labor market, you should figure that retaining people is even tougher. To keep employees, small-company owners must provide more than just competitive compensation packages, the author writes. What really makes the difference is a CEO's ability to communicate an organizational vision and to recognize the people who translate that vision into revenue and profit.

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Entrepreneurial Study Habits
FastTrac
3/20/2007
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You can not be creative in a vacuum. Understanding your industry and marketplace requires consistent study habits.

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Entrepreneurs, Hire the Disabled
Herwick Rebecca
3/15/2004
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Hiring the disabled allows entrepreneurs greater productivity, lower labor costs, and lucrative tax benefits, in addition to engendering goodwill, says a company founder who employs brain-injured workers.

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Entrepreneurs, Manage Your Global Growth
Herwick Rebecca
5/8/2004
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Global growth is essential for entrepreneurial companies but must be managed to overcome challenges such as language barriers and tax-related paperwork, says the founder of a Harley-Davidson licensee.

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Entrepreneurship Education for America's Future
Levy Larry
10/1/2004
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Larry Levy believes entrepreneurship education is important for the future of our country, and his involvement with Northwestern University's Kellogg Graduate School of Management, demonstrates the commitment behind his beliefs.

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Entrepreneurship is Tough but Rewarding
Noobpreneur
3/30/2010
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One of our well-respected business bloggers, Scott Messinger, indicates in his articles that starting up a business is no child’s play. He mentioned that if you want to have more time with your family through your startup business, you should think again. From my experience, Scott’s advice is something that you should look up to.

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Entrepreneurship: What's in a Name?
Stangler Dane
4/7/2010
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Who is the real entrepreneur? What does it mean to be self-employed?  Dane Stangler examines this question and what it means to be an entrepreneur during these tumultuous economic times.

At the University of Miami a few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to attend an entrepreneurship class with roughly 40 students. Most of them were juniors and seniors, joined by a small number of law students. The course had so far covered the theoretical literature on entrepreneurship, but on this particular day all the students wanted to talk about was their own futures.

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