Entrepreneur’s Resource Center

Hundreds of articles and briefs — solutions gleaned from CEOs, presidents and business owners like you. Choose from over 1,000 articles in these categories:

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Building and Inspiring an Organization

“Stimulating Creativity”

Creative ideas are the result of effort. Your effort to create the free-flowing atmosphere that stimulates your employees to reach into themselves for a brilliant solution to that nagging problem. Your success depends on their creative juices, so make sure you’ve designed your business to release them.

Defining and Serving a Market

“Bring ‘em Back”

Strategies to keep customers loyal to your business.

Acquiring and Managing Finances

“Selecting Your Banker”

Choosing the right bank and account manager makes it more likely that your company will get financing when it is needed for success and growth. Here are some selection tips.

Human Resources Management

“CEO Journal: Coming to Grips With Risk and Reward”

To build your company, you often have to grow personally. This department tracked three entrepreneurs’ journal entries through the first half of 2003. To display the other stories, enter “ceo journal” in the keyword search blank.

Legal Issues and Taxes

“Using Alternative Dispute Resolution”

Litigation leads to expensive, messy, public confrontations with uncertain outcomes. However, alternatives exist for disputing parties. Mediation or arbitration can bring faster and cheaper resolutions with concern for privacy and relationships.

Operations and Technology

“Just-in-Time Program Gets Big Sale”

Raw materials supplier keeps customer, develops new expertise.