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This tool is a sample legal agreement covering terms for confidentiality and invention assignment, including non-competition and power of attorney rules.
Above and beyond a job description, which describes the essential functions and the tasks to be done, the performance standard defines how well each function or task must be performed.
Just as with hiring internal managers and staff, using external support requires careful planning and selection. Before you select a consultant or contractor, determine your budget, scope of work, timeline, measures for success, and other resources available to support the people who will do the work. Use this worksheet to help you think through important issues and to guide you in the selection process.
This tool guides the entrepreneur through the process of developing a preliminary forecast, which is used to judge the accuracy and reasonableness of financial figures prior to creating a detailed line-by-line budget.
Along with this sample Balance Sheet for a year old business, this tool provides a line-by-line explanation of the most common categories used to report the value of the company's assets, liabilities, and equity.
Every business has some form of intellectual property. Have you identified your intellectual property? This article will help you identify and protect these valuable assets.
This tool guides entrepreneurs through a simple checklist to help identify intellectual property and to develop action steps to begin protecing it.
This tool will help entrepreneurs evaluate the many pricing policies available that can help attain pricing goals.
This helpful chart identifies the advantages and disadvantages of the primary forms of media marketing--newspapers, magazines, television, infomercials, radio, and Internet.
Sales strategies can change from year to year depending upon your competitive environment, goals, and resources. This article compares internal and external sales teams.
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