How Do You Hire for Scalability?

27 Sep, 2002
CEOs share their trials, tribulations and success stories.

Taking Calculated Risks

27 Sep, 2002
So many ideas, so little time. How do you decide which innovations are worth pursuing?

Raising Capital in a Direct Public Offering

26 Jun, 2002
Big corporations can raise capital through IPOs, but what options do smaller businesses have? This Quick-Read explains the ins and outs of direct public offerings.

Focus Groups

25 Jun, 2002
What do your customers really want? Focus groups can help you find out. Learn how to use focus groups, and more important, how to analyze the results to keep your customers ...

Building an Enduring Business

12 Jun, 2002
To lay a foundation for an enduring organization, your competitive advantage needs to be sustainable. Otherwise, you can only take your company so far.

Seeking Investors — What Venture Capitalists Want

11 Jun, 2002
More and more VCs are investing in emerging-growth businesses. Find out how to get some of that cash.

Boosting Commitment in Your Team

30 May, 2002
This list of eight factors that influence employee commitment to the success of a project is based on the authors' book, "Win-Win Partnerships."

So You Want to Go Public?

30 May, 2002
This seven-step outline of the process of Initial Public Offerings is based on the book Going Public, by Frederick D. Lipman. It is accompanied by commentary from three CEOs who have ...

And Now, The End Is Near — It’s a Business Owner’s Least-Favorite Task: Firing an Employee

30 May, 2002
How can an employer minimize legal problems when it's necessary to fire an employee for unsatisfactory performance?

Born or Bred? What It Takes to Be an Entrepreneur

30 May, 2002
Does the growing interest in entrepreneurship translate into business success? Research suggests that there is an entrepreneurial personality that is either written in the genes or imprinted in early youth. Here, ...