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Running Board Meetings – Six Tips

This web link has been contributed by Emily Williams

 

If your entrepreneurial business has just started convening meetings of the Board of Directors, it will be important to ensure you do not end up having pointless lengthy conversations leading to ‘zero results’. With some careful planning and foresight, you can make these meetings livelier, engaging, effective and highly productive.

 

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Board Meetings

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Business Plan Template

Once you have a model for your business, a business plan is important too. Rather than trying to figure out which template to use, try using one that can cater to mosr kinds of businesses. Click on the image below to acccess the web link for this

 

Business Plan Template

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Key Entrepreneurship Frameworks

This is a great video that talks about the different frameworks and models that can help us to think about the entrepreneurship process and the questions we need to ask about our startup

 

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Questions To Ask About Your Business Model

business modelOne of the leading thinkers about business models is Alex Osterwalder, the authored the book Business Model Generation and articulated the Business Model Canvas. Osterwalder advises that entrepreneurs ask themselves the following questions about their business model as this may be helpful in identifying strengths and weaknesses in the approach to the business…

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Developing An Idea For A Home Business

Straightforward advice on developing an idea for a home business. Home businesses can be a great way to start a business for many people because of the lower cost and lower risk

 

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Business Plan Outline

Business Plan OutlineHow simple or complex your business plan will be will depend of course on the size of your business and the level of detail required by the target audience. The business plan outline proposed below is a comprehensive one that provides a full template. You can simplify/modify this to suit the requirement…

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Evaluating Your Business Idea

There is no magical way to predict if your business idea is going to take off or not. This entrepreneur however provides some insights on the kind of thinking that gives you some clues about the feasibility of your business proposition

 

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Opportunity Checklist in 2 Minutes

checklistHere is a quick checklist of questions you can ask to see if you are on the right track with your startup idea. Every “yes” answer is 1 point. If you score 14 or higher, this may just be the right idea…

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SME Toolkit for Entrepreneurs

SME ToolkitThis is a website set up by International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group in collaboration with IBM. The site is designed for aspiring and existing small business owners and established SMEs as well who want access to learning materials on a variety of business topics.

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3 Stages of a Startup – The Lean Startup

3 Stages of a Startup

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