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By the Numbers: A Look at the Franchise Economy (Infographic)

By the Numbers: A Look at the Franchise Economy (Infographic) | All things Business Development | Scoop.it
This nifty infographic breaks down the state of the franchise economy in terms of jobs, growth, policy and what to expect in the coming year.
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How do you get a mentor in the Age of Entrepreneurship?

How do you get a mentor in the Age of Entrepreneurship? | All things Business Development | Scoop.it
The way we work is profoundly changing and it’s affecting everyone. There's a lot that is exciting in this new Age of Entrepreneurship -- an era in which both company and employee longevity, are sh...
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Everywhere I go, every company I visit, and every group to which I speak, I ask how many people have had significant coaching, and most hands go up. And then I ask if they think that corporate America does mentoring well, and you know how many hands go up?  Generally, zero.

 

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7 Things Your Day Job Can Teach You About Entrepreneurship

7 Things Your Day Job Can Teach You About Entrepreneurship | All things Business Development | Scoop.it
Not only is climbing the corporate ladder underrated, it's the best way to learn how to be a successful entrepreneur and business owner.
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31 Business Lessons You Usually Learn The Hard Way

31 Business Lessons You Usually Learn The Hard Way | All things Business Development | Scoop.it
Stop networking so much.
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Restarting the US small-business growth engine - McKinsey Quarterly - Strategy - Growth

Restarting the US small-business growth engine - McKinsey Quarterly - Strategy - Growth | All things Business Development | Scoop.it
Reinvigorating small business starts with identifying the high-growth firms that disproportionately drive economic activity and jobs. In an accompanying video, AOL cofounder Steve Case explains how big businesses can benefit too.
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Forget The Mission Statement. What’s Your Mission Question?

Forget The Mission Statement. What’s Your Mission Question? | All things Business Development | Scoop.it
In a previous article, I shared five questions that today’s forward-thinking companies should be asking, based on input from top business consultants.
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What a 14-Year-Old Can Teach You About Management

What a 14-Year-Old Can Teach You About Management | All things Business Development | Scoop.it
Six business lessons an entrepreneur gleaned from her daughter's first job.
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8 Business Principles That Never Go Out of Style

8 Business Principles That Never Go Out of Style | All things Business Development | Scoop.it
Want trendy, flavor-of-the-month management ideas? You won't find 'em on this list.
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ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT CANVAS (ODC) FOR GOOGLE'S BUSINESS MODEL...

The Organizational Development (OrgDev) Canvas is a universal problem-solving worksheet for presenting, organizing, evaluating, and managing business models as
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The Chairman's Blog: The New Normal: Big Unemployment

The Chairman's Blog: The New Normal: Big Unemployment | All things Business Development | Scoop.it
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Startups Are NOT Glamorous – They Run on Fear

Startups Are NOT Glamorous – They Run on Fear | All things Business Development | Scoop.it
Sex, Drugs and Rock& Roll, but not for all.Entrepreneurs are the new rock stars. Or so it appears. The newest role-model is David Karp, founder of Tumblr, a 26-year-old who just sold his company
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Soldiers Turn Entrepreneurs as One Million Exit Military

Soldiers Turn Entrepreneurs as One Million Exit Military | All things Business Development | Scoop.it
Robert Rummells, a U.S. Army Ranger for 22 years, says it was a natural transition when he opened a Mosquito Joe pest-control franchise in Richmond, Virginia, earlier this month.
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Why So Many People Resist Networking and Miss Out

Why So Many People Resist Networking and Miss Out | All things Business Development | Scoop.it
Networking is a key way to build your business, yet entrepreneurs are often unwilling to take the time required to build those relationships. Get past these...
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40 Percent Of Americans Will Be Freelancers By 2020

40 Percent Of Americans Will Be Freelancers By 2020 | All things Business Development | Scoop.it
That's 60 million people ...
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The entrepreneur business model will play a major role in the future workplace. The report also says that in the next seven years, the number of "small and personal businesses in the U.S. alone will increase by more than 7 million" and fulltime, full benefit jobs will be harder to find.

 

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8 Essential Parts to a Business (And How They Work Together)

8 Essential Parts to a Business (And How They Work Together) | All things Business Development | Scoop.it
A small business is a system in which all parts contribute to the success or failure of the whole.
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9 Things That Motivate Employees More Than Money

9 Things That Motivate Employees More Than Money | All things Business Development | Scoop.it
Don't show 'em the money (even if you have it). Here are nine better ways to boost morale.
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Succeed Now and in Any Economy: The 7 Forces of Business Mastery

Succeed Now and in Any Economy: The 7 Forces of Business Mastery | All things Business Development | Scoop.it
While these are challenging times, they are also times of opportunity. In fact, the best companies have always excelled in the most difficult eras. More than half of the Fortune 500 were birthed in
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Franchise Opportunities Remain Strong in Tough Economy | Trinda

Franchise Opportunities Remain Strong in Tough Economy | Trinda | All things Business Development | Scoop.it
If you've ever considered a franchise opportunity but had concerns that this isn't the best economic climate to open a new business, there are a few facts that you should know.
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