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Building and Inspiring an Organization

“On the Network: The Best Person to Market Your Business Is…You!”

Tips on networking include ideas for maximizing the value of contacts and sales leads.

Defining and Serving a Market

“Making Money off of Grandma: Everyone’s Capitalizing on the Aging of America”

Customer-base demographic trends are discussed. “Remember, the 50-plus market has 43 percent of the country’s total discretionary income — and 77 percent of all financial assets in the U.S. — according to the census. And with the Boomers going gray, you ain’t seen nothing yet.”

Acquiring and Managing Finances

“Valuing Your Business When Investors Come Knocking”

When the banker comes knocking about your loan application or when you are involved in discussions with a potential investor, conversations will eventually lead to questions of your company’s value. If you want to negotiate the best price and terms for your business’s best vantage point, you’ll need this crash course on financial valuation techniques and vocabulary presented here by Entrepreneurial Edge Magazine.

Human Resources Management

“Value of Orientation”

“Always start off on the right foot.” Trite, yet true, advice. Make sure each new member benefits from a carefully constructed orientation, and watch your productivity levels rise.

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

“Dealing With Personal Relationships at Work: Dating at Work”

In the ever-busy world of entrepreneurial business, we are always at work or thinking about work. Where else are we going to meet people who share our interests? Should we date our co-workers or allow our employees to date each other? How do we keep it from interfering with work?