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Think Big: A business idea is a prerequisite for a successful business venture

on Friday, 09 July 2010 12:02.

successful business venture(NNPA) - You can't drive a car by looking down at the road. If you want to do more than just take direction, then think bigger, look out ahead, figure out what you need to build a sustainable process, and start building it. A business idea is a prerequisite for a successful business venture.


Cities with High Concentrations of Entrepreneurs Lure Colleagues by Providing Increased Speed and Profits

on Tuesday, 29 June 2010 01:48.

Why do entrepreneurs flock to startup meccas like the Silicon Valley or Boston? Professor and Chair in Real Estate Development Robert Helsley at the University of California, Berkeley’s Haas School of Business, has studied entrepreneurial clustering and showed in a recent working paper that density or thickness of local input markets translates into faster productivity and higher profitability.


Baldrige Recipients to Share ‘Keys to Excellence’ at Regional Conferences

on Friday, 25 June 2010 09:45.

Senior leaders from the five organizations selected for the 2009 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, as well as representatives from previous Award recipients, will share their best practices and results at regional conferences on Sept. 14, 2010, at the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel and Spa, Newport Beach, Calif., and on Sept. 28, 2010, at the Franklin Marriott Cool Springs, Nashville, Tenn.


Blogging to Benefit Your Business

on Friday, 18 June 2010 00:51.

potential customers use search engines such as Google, Bing, Yahoo and MSNThink about the last time you wanted to find more information on a type of business, product or service. Chances are you Googled it. Now think about your business. How can you make your business pop up higher when potential customers use search engines such as Google, Bing, Yahoo and MSN?


2010 Consumer scorecard: Payday Lending Still Nation's Most Abusive Small Loan

on Friday, 11 June 2010 12:06.

As Congress considers how best to reconcile differences in financial reform and consumer protections, key national advocates recently released updated data on how consumers continue to pay steep rates for small loans. Jointly published by the National Consumer Law Center, Consumer Federation of America and Consumers Union, the 2010 Small Dollar Loan Products Scorecard reveals how much work yet remains at both the federal and state levels to ensure legal protections and enforcements against abusive lending.



Train Youth in Wisdom and Virtue: The Value of Hard Work and Hard Love

on Friday, 11 June 2010 11:56.

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