Entrepreneurship

Is Entrepreneurship for Everyone?

May 29, 2012

Many “accidental entrepreneurs” go on to run very successful businesses. Here are examples.

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Financing for soap making business

May 14, 2012

Getting start up financing for a company that makes handmade soap can be tough, but here’s an unusual approach that might work in this case.

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Financing a new restaurant

May 14, 2012

Getting outside financing for a start-up restaurant is tough. Here are most likely sources.

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How to Create Jobs

April 30, 2012

Start your own business! (My response to a question on EIUhow to tackle unemployment–so widespread among young people in many parts of the world. Perhaps it’s my American bias, but I think that encouraging entrepreneurship is a big part of the answer. The worst policy is to create government jobs or government-funded jobs. Unleash and […]

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How to Reinvent Your Business

February 28, 2012

Rules for reinventing your boring, poverty-inducing professional business.

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Is Lack of Capital #1 Cause of Business Failure?

February 28, 2012

Small Business Growth Myth #1: Lack of capital is the #1 cause of small business failure. Actually, lack of capital is a symptom of deeper business problems.

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What Does Sustainability Mean for Business?

February 20, 2012

A sustainable business does more than sustain itself. It builds wealth and benefit for its owners, employees, and customers

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What’s a Typical Growth Rate?

February 14, 2012

How fast should I grow my business? Here are several factors.

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Zuckerberg’s Lessons for Entrepreneurs

February 3, 2012

Ask yourself how Mark Zuckerberg’s five principles for guiding Facebook’s growth apply to your entrepreneurial business.

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Are There “Meaningless Innovations?”

January 9, 2012

Make sure your innovations are well-targeted and well-marketed. Don’t bet the farm on a “disruptive innovation” that turns “meaningless” when nobody buys it.

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