brilliant business books for entrepreneurs

June 27, 2011 § Leave a comment


Here is a list of must read business books for all entrepreneurs, no matter what stage of the game you’re in. Hosted by a panel of business VIPs, including Rick Wagoner, CEO of General Motors; Sallie Krawcheck, CEO of  Citigroup’s Global Wealth Management Unit; Marc Benioff, CEO of Salesforce.com, this uber successful group rates a list of must-reads to come out with the overall winner. A book worthy of putting everything aside for, no doubt.

For the list of books and the winner, click here.

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San Francisco to Serve as First-Ever U.S. Host for Wharton Global Alumni Forum, June 22-24

June 13, 2011 § Leave a comment


From Business Wire:

The 2011 Global Alumni Forum will center on the theme, “Creative Solutions to Global Challenges,” and aims to develop new solutions to emerging political, economic and environmental issues. Attendees will have the opportunity to interact with key players who are driving these changes both during the Forum as well as at evening networking events.

Look out for the conference this June 22-24 in San Francisco

 

Something to Think About If You’re A Start-Up Business

June 10, 2011 § Leave a comment


Do you know what kind of Start-Up you’re currently running?

What kind of Start-Up business you’d like to have?

This website offers a list of Start-Up categories for you to look at and figure out not only what you consider you are, but what other people consider your business to be. Also, the website offers services for branding your company, something essential for getting your business of the ground.

Do You Have Your TechShop Membership?

June 9, 2011 § Leave a comment


Featured on CNBC news, TechShop offers tools that have been inaccessible to the average person since they were created as part of the Industrial Revolution. The Daily Markets website says, “TechShop is a membership-based workshop that provides members with access to tools and equipment, instruction, and a community of creative and supportive people so they can build the things they have always wanted to make. You can think of TechShop like a fitness club, but with tools and equipment instead of exercise equipment. It is sort of like a Kinko’s for makers, or a Xerox PARC for the rest of us. TechShop was featured this morning on CNBC as part of its “Manufacturing’s New Future” series (see video above), as a company that helps entrepreneurs realize their dreams.  One entrepreneur says “It’s like belonging to a gym, but you get access to $10 million worth of equipment.”  One term used about TechShop is that facilitates the “democratization of tools.”

Looking for Angel Funding? Here’s Invaluable Advice

June 9, 2011 § Leave a comment


I found a blog today for Entrepreneurs called Both Sides of the Table that is really enlightening. Often times the first thing we need is that first line of credit or sum of money to make our ideas take off. Read this Both Sides of the Table entry for a step-by-step plan on how to secure angel funding in a professional way.

The U.S. Small Business Administration is “Open for Business”

June 7, 2011 § Leave a comment


The U.S. Business Administration is “Open for Business” in terms of having started a new SBA community with social media links, helpful blogs and interactive platforms for accessing information and advice. Visit www.sba.gov  and join the SBA Community. Why? Well, it’s home to more than a dozen discussion boards that “put the collective knowledge of over 20,000 small business owners and entrepreneurs at your fingertips”. Click here to become a member and start asking away.

 

 

 

WSJ: Health-Care Tax Credit Being Used?

June 3, 2011 § Leave a comment


The Affordable Care Act made health care more affordable for small business owners, but is this credit being taken full advantage of?

Find out more on this Wall Street Journal blog.

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