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Some time ago, Fast Company ran an article on the supposed demise of strategic planning in favor
Wed, Feb 14, 2018 4:00:00 PM
While doing research for his extraordinary new book, Great at Work, Morten Hansen studied more than 5,000 managers and employees in corporate America to identify the
Tue, Jan 30, 2018 8:57:00 PM
5 Secrets of Creating a Great Business Team
by Tim Berry Mon, Jan 29, 2018 5:18:00 PM
My favorite five secrets of a great business team? This list came to me first as an answer to the question how do you build a
Mon, Jan 29, 2018 5:18:00 PM
Business Plan Events and Why They Matter
by Tim Berry Thu, Jan 25, 2018 10:47:00 PM
(Note: I posted this earlier this week on the SBA Industry Word blog. It’s reposted here for your convenience.) What do you think of when you hear
Thu, Jan 25, 2018 10:47:00 PM
Have you considered the power of your environment on your success? Think about it. As an avid gardener, I know certain kinds of vegetables grow best
Wed, Jan 17, 2018 4:01:00 PM
Top 10 Pitch Fails
by Tim Berry Tue, Jan 16, 2018 10:22:00 PM
I was asked recently for a list of things that annoy me in angel investment pitches from startups. I’ve done this before, so there will be
Tue, Jan 16, 2018 10:22:00 PM
Paying attention to the dispute resolution clause
by Joyce Chen Tue, Jan 09, 2018 8:44:00 PM
goodcounsel, in its typical role of general counsel to our early-stage clients, is heavily involved in contract drafting and negotiation. In this post we’d like to
Tue, Jan 09, 2018 8:44:00 PM
Infographic: Online Marketing 2018
by Tim Berry Thu, Dec 28, 2017 7:08:00 PM
My thanks to Bristol Strategy for this infographic. It strikes me as a good summary of the fundamental concepts, much like an online marketing primer for
Thu, Dec 28, 2017 7:08:00 PM
Now that you have a solid framework for your advisory board, there are a few other points
Wed, Dec 27, 2017 2:00:00 PM
Running a small business can be a bewildering experience. Besides Siri, the halls of a small business
Tue, Dec 19, 2017 1:00:00 PM