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Going International: 5 Tips for Meeting KYC Requirements

Going International: 5 Tips for Meeting KYC Requirements

| December 28, 2013 | 1 Comment

Since the implementation of Know Your Customer (KYC) regulations, international business has been forever changed. Governments, banks, and businesses must comply with tightened security measures to combat money laundering, identity theft, and possible terrorist funding. Navigating different nations’ specific requirements can be tricky, but doing so will enable your business to expand. Here are five […]

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Never Say No to Innovation: 4 Lessons from Improv

Never Say No to Innovation: 4 Lessons from Improv

| December 27, 2013 | 2 Comments

It’s almost a scientific fact that any human being, no matter how depressed or cynical, will laugh to the point of tears while watching an episode of “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” The skits are unexpected and irreverent, and the comedians can barely keep it together most of the time. The secret’s in the teamwork. […]

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Street Food Entrepreneurs that are Packing a Punch with Lunch

Street Food Entrepreneurs that are Packing a Punch with Lunch

| December 12, 2013 | 1 Comment

How often do we do lunch at the desk or the Laptop without thinking twice that we do it near enough every day.  Of course we’re all busy, it’s the way it is when you are fueled up on entrepreneurship. But it’s our choice of food that we should think about changing. If you are […]

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4 Reasons to Consider Short-Term Client Contracts

4 Reasons to Consider Short-Term Client Contracts

| December 5, 2013 | 1 Comment

Many CEOs of small- or mid-sized businesses view long-term contracts as a sort of arrival. If your young company can acquire a big, long-term client, you’ve “made it.” You can relax a little, resting easy now that you have an ongoing source of revenue. But while longer contracts may give you a (sometimes false) sense […]

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What Cycling Taught Me About Business

What Cycling Taught Me About Business

| November 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

Over the last several years, I have rediscovered a part of my life that I once loved: riding my road bike. While racking up the miles and hours, I discovered that some of the things that made me fall back in love with cycling were the same as those that drive my work as an […]

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The Dating Game: Preparing Your Investor Pitch

The Dating Game: Preparing Your Investor Pitch

| November 24, 2013 | 1 Comment

Maybe you’re still immersed in the dating scene. Perhaps you haven’t ventured into that realm for more than 20 years. Either way, if you’re getting ready to pitch investors on your company, you need to practice your wooing skills. Linking up with investors requires you to impress, and there isn’t much difference between a bad […]

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Don’t Be an Entrepreneurial Bystander

Don’t Be an Entrepreneurial Bystander

| November 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

The yellow streetlight makes the shadows darker. Suddenly, a quick figure darts out and grabs a young woman, smothering her scream with one hand as he grabs her purse with the other. A group of people nearby witness the incident. What do you do? Call 911? Rush to the woman’s aid? Chase down the shadowy […]

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5 Lessons About Negotiating Salaries With Employees

5 Lessons About Negotiating Salaries With Employees

| November 12, 2013 | 2 Comments

  When a potential employee accepts a job offer you – as the employer, manager, and entrepreneur – must willing to negotiate further terms. Nowadays, job seekers have at their disposal a plethora of details regarding salary negotiations thanks to the numerous books and websites readily available. The majority of them join a job interview […]

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Make Solicitation a Company Value (in a PG-13 Way)

Make Solicitation a Company Value (in a PG-13 Way)

| November 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

Policies shift dramatically in the wake of an economic disaster. Four years after the stock market crash of 1929, regulations were enacted which barred privately owned companies from publicly seeking investment. This ban on general solicitation essentially decreed that all fundraising had to occur behind closed doors. Then, in 2012 — once again, roughly four […]

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How to Be an Approachable Genius

How to Be an Approachable Genius

| November 1, 2013 | 1 Comment

Once, as a twentysomething, newly minted U.S. Marine Corps officer, I was asked by my commanding officer to fill in at a big staff meeting. I was eager to impress this room full of experienced, confident warriors. After all, this would be their first impression of me. I had to make it good. I was […]

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