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Finance

Venture Capital

Even in a strong market, raising venture capital financing is a pretty tough task. So, buoy up your resources by exploring our Venture Capital guide. Discover venture capital myths, why who you know matters, and how to...

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Going Public

Thinking of taking your company public with an Initial Public Offering? Then you’ll no doubt want to exhaustively research the subject. We can’t list out all the pros and cons for your particular scenario, but we...

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Mergers & Acquisitions

No matter which end of them you are on, mergers and acquisitions can cause a fair amount of upheaval. Our guide takes an objective look at both sides of mergers and acquisitions, and provides you with resources,...

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Global Business

Global Business

Whether you’re looking to expand your business globally, or just looking to explore other companies that have taken a global path, you need look no further than our Global Business guide. This guide will keep you...

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Governance

CEO Succession

CEO succession is a firm's process of changing their CEO. Changing the CEO of a company impacts culture, the board and its relationship with the CEO, and public as well as internal perceptions. CEO succession can...

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Human Resource Management

Equity Compensation

Equity Compensation can be an integral part of building and expanding your business, but it also can be daunting to determine what’s fair for both parties. Our guide will help you get started in the right direction...

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Hiring

The old adage, “you’re only as strong as your weakest link”, is especially true when it comes to business. From rehiring previous employees, to conducting interviews, to recruiting top talent, this guide contains...

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Firing

Down-sizing, letting go, cutting back, right-sizing. No euphemism can make the unpleasant task of firing an employee any easier. But the right strategies, tips, and a little bit of perspective can at least make the...

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Stock Option Repricing

You’ve heard the buzz about big companies such as Ebay Inc., Starbucks and Google doing it, but how do you know if stock option repricing is right for you? We’ve found the most recent case studies and articles that...

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Leadership & Management

Time Management

How often do you ask yourself, “Where did the day go?” Time management is an important skill for every CEO to master. Our guide will clue you in on why Las Vegas casinos never have clocks, and give you the tools you...

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Leadership

Regardless of whether you think true leaders are born or made, there’s much to be gained by nurturing the seeds of leadership in both yourself and your employees. This guide explores different leadership strategies,...

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Marketing

Pinterest

Looking to discover the next place your audience is likely to gather online? Try Pinterest. The latest in social networking popularity, this network is full of users hungry for the unique content your company has to...

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Google+

It’s new. It’s shiny. And it’s from Google. For many businesses, it may be hard to know where to start incorporating G+ into your social media strategy. Here you’ll find the helpful insights you need to not only...

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Traditional Media

Have Facebook, Twitter, and the Internet made traditional media outlets obsolete? Maybe they have, and maybe they haven’t. But it’s certainly worth considering. Our Traditional Media guide will help you reassess...

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Twitter

Now that you’ve figured out what “tweeting” is, our CEO’s guide to Twitter will help you discover which big business players are using the social media device to their advantage, and help you determine if you...

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Facebook

Setting up your company’s Facebook account was the easy part; the hard part is knowing what to do with it now. If you’re looking for ways to boost your Facebook presence, look no further than our guide. You’ll...

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Social Media

It’s everyone’s new favorite catchphrase, but do you know how to use it to your advantage? Our Social Media guide will keep you current with the latest trends in a world where things change in the blink of an eye....

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Operations

Change Management

If variety is the spice of life, change is the spice of business life. But that doesn't mean your employees will eagerly and readily accept it. Our Change Management guide outlines what successful transformations have...

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Strategy

Business Expansion

We know you’ve got plenty of fuel for your fire, but you might be in need of a spark. That’s where this guide comes in handy. Our Business Expansion guide covers a wide array of topics all aimed at helping you...

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Competition

Competition is what makes your job interesting. But when it comes to competitors, should you thank them or shun them? Check out our Competition guide to learn new tips for dealing with competitors, stay up-to-date with...

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Implementing Strategy

Having a sound strategy in place is well and grand, but implementing that strategy can be a horse of a different color. This guide features articles, case studies, and visuals that provide you with tools, tactics, and...

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Negotiations

Whether you’re weathering a buy-out, finagling a salary, or just running the day-to-day, solid negotiating skills are a must. Learn how to size-up a negotiation, negotiate in a downturn, and overcome any stalemate....

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Strategic Planning

Frustrated with long planning meetings that seem to do nothing more than eat up your time? This guide explores the value of solid strategic planning, and offers suggestions for how to implement them. Learn the...

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Technology & Innovation

Managing Creativity & Innovation

Creativity, a company cannot thrive without it, and yet, it’s very easy to extinguish. Use our Managing Innovation and Creativity guide to help you discover ways to foster the growth—not the death—of good ideas in...

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