Start-up Myths Exploded

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Do economic cycles of boom and bust affect the number of start-ups? Most analysts have linked entrepreneurial activity to economic growth as though it was a given … and conversely, believed that when recession struck, start-up activity slowed substantially.  A recent study by the Ewing Marion Kaufman Foundation concludes that both theories are pure bunk.  […]

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The Planning Conundrum

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Despite obvious benefits, only the very smartest and most disciplined managers actually write and follow business plans Nearly every professional manager knows that planning is crucial to business success.  Still, few people actually act on that knowledge.  In over 15 years of helping businesses plan their growth, it has become increasingly clear that only a […]

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