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Explore the Entrepreneurship.org Resource Center to find resources. Designed with entrepreneurs in mind, our resource center allows you to find materials to grow great ideas.
This checklist, derived from the book, Mastering the Rockefeller Habits, includes a set of key tasks for entrepreneurs to undertake every day in running their company. Examples include setting up an executive situation room for rapid-response meetings, ensuring company alignment of quarterly goals, and establishing an efficient internal communications stream.
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.
This helpful chart identifies the advantages and disadvantages of the primary forms of media marketing--newspapers, magazines, television, infomercials, radio, and Internet.
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.
This tool will help you identify current networking activity, assess its effectiveness, and identify groups that can expand and build your business network.
Considering your goals for business, this tool will help you identify operational systems necessary to support these goals.
Read the example to learn how one company documented their operation systems and workflow to reach their goal of using shared knowledge to increase sales.
This resource provides a detailed overview of option pool management from the entrepreneur's perspective.
This tool will help you and your attorney outline the key elements of a mutual value proposition as well as anticipate and address questions that will likely be posed by prospective partners.
This tool will help establish criteria and performance standards for one job description.
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