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Scott S. Smith

30 Recent Stories

Attention, Shoppers!

Paco Underhill knows what they look at, what they buy and why, so get ready to put a huge dent in the concept of customers' free will.
December 1, 2001 in Sales Techniques

The Vow Factor

How one dotcom survives--and thrives--in the ultracompetitive wedding market
February 1, 2001 in Entrepreneur Magazine

East Meets West

Asian Americans have money, Net savvy and entrepreneurial fire. Media magnate Jeff Yang explains how to tap both their talent and dollars.
November 1, 2000 in Entrepreneur Magazine

Invested Interest

William J. O'Neil of Investor's Business Daily offers up some tips on managing your investments with a little start-up experience thrown in.
October 1, 2000 in Entrepreneur Magazine

He's Giving It Away!

Think philanthropy is a dotcom don't? Anthony Parks would like a word with you.
September 1, 2000 in Entrepreneur Magazine

Mr. Fix-It

The man to call when your business's finances are more fixer-upper than fantastic
August 1, 2000 in Entrepreneur Magazine

Under The Sun

Thanks to all the news about Microsoft, a future of all-Internet technology has swamped magazines and TV lately, but for Sun Microsystems' Scott McNealy, ideas like those are nothing new.
August 1, 2000 in Entrepreneur Magazine

Trial By Free Market

Ex-Coca-Cola-exec Sergio Zyman on marketing success.and New Coke.
July 1, 2000 in Entrepreneur Magazine

If You Don't Have Anything Nice To Say

.say it anyway - but make it constructive, says psychologist Hendrie Weisinger.
June 1, 2000 in Entrepreneur Magazine

Two Tickets To Paradise

Start your own adventure/specialty travel agency.
May 1, 2000 in Business Ideas

In The Mix

What does it take to make a personal care and health dotcom from scratch? Let's ask the voice of experience, ingredients.com's Katherine Legatos.
May 1, 2000 in Entrepreneur Magazine

Soul Searching

Looking for a better business? Start inside.
April 1, 2000 in Entrepreneur Magazine

Turning The Page

Catalog maven John Peterman deals with a new chapter . . . Chapter 11.
April 1, 2000 in Entrepreneur Magazine

Show Some Spirit

Is there room in your business for a few unworldly concerns?
March 1, 2000 in Entrepreneur Magazine

This Is War!

And this is entrepreneurship - but it's all the same to author James Dunnigan.
February 1, 2000 in Entrepreneur Magazine

Wrestling With Reform

The freshest face on the political landscape, Jesse Ventura, speaks his mind on government, taxes, education and business.
January 1, 2000 in Entrepreneur Magazine

Zero Hour

Y2K is nearly upon us. Not worried? According to Y2K crisis expert Edward Yardeni, you should be.
December 1, 1999 in Entrepreneur Magazine

Entrepreneur Of The Millennium: Bill Gates

He's redefined wealth, technology, information and society. So what comes next? Watch out, 2999! This one may just repeat.
December 1, 1999 in Entrepreneur Magazine

Missing Links?

To keep things running smoothly, you just have to mind your own business, right? Wrong. If millennium madness has taught you anything, it should be this: Your business is only as strong as your weakes
November 1, 1999 in Management & Operations

May I?

Get your business in front of consumers the Seth Godin--author and marketer extraordinaire--way.
October 1, 1999 in Entrepreneur Magazine

You Got Personality

. . .and you got a business. Business coach Lois Frankel reveals how to strike a balance between the two.
September 1, 1999 in Entrepreneur Magazine

Fair Trade

Why barter?
September 1, 1999 in Magazine

Betting On Success

Black entertainment television founder Bob Johnson commands a billion-dollar empire built on one simple rule: choose a niche and serve it any way you can.
August 1, 1999 in Entrepreneur Magazine

Running With The Bulls

Think today's economy is booming? Hold on! Harry S. Dent Jr. says here come the roaring 2000s.
June 1, 1999 in Entrepreneur Magazine

Dell On...

The world according to Michael Dell--the youngest person ever to head a Fortune 500 firm.
April 1, 1999 in Entrepreneur Magazine

Future Speak

Think demassification. Figure out how to deliver. In the future that prognosticators Alvin and Heidi Toffler foresee, a whole lot of entrepreneurial opportunities await.
March 1, 1999 in Entrepreneur Magazine

Braving The New World

Is the world getting smaller, or are our horizons getting bigger? Esteemed economics expert and author Rosabeth Moss Kanter reflects on the phenomenon of growing globalization in an exclusive intervie
January 1, 1999 in Going Global

Rebirth Of A Salesman

Losing your edge? Take an honest look at yourself before making your next sales call.
January 1, 1999 in Entrepreneur Magazine

Need For Speed

How do you get ahead in a world that's speeding up? Two fast-lane visionaries put entrepreneurs in the driver's seat in a fully connected economy.
December 1, 1998 in Entrepreneur Magazine

L. A. Confidential

Is Los Angeles mayor Richard Riordan the most business-savvy politician in the country? An exclusive interview with the man at the helm of the first 21st-century city.
November 1, 1998 in Entrepreneur Magazine