December 1998 Issue
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15 New Year's resolutions that are challenging, constructive and attainable. Really.
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.
As thrill-seeking shoppers demand more bang for their buck, entrepreneurs are selling sizzle--and steak--like never before.
Get down to business with our step-by-step guide to start-up.
5 hot ways to profit for your PC...even if you're not a techno-wiz
Friends' pregnancies give birth to a business idea for three entrepreneurs.
Help your new business make the grade by taking an entrepreneurship class.
Considering a work-at-home opportunity? Make sure you proceed with caution.
A sporting discovery.
For one entrepreneur, business is all in the family.
Fear of the trade deficit is common--but is it warranted?
Don't forget last-minute travel tax savings.
Up and Coming
May-December partnerships are a good bet for new businesses.
Want to take your invention to the next level? Successful entrepreneurs show you how.
Sales And Marketing
Try these tips to warm up cold prospects.
The penguin has landed, space savers, finding funding.
Youre The Boss
A good business lawyer gets your company off to a strong start.
Beating The Odds
A Vietnamese immigrant's work ethic is the key ingredient in a good, old-fashioned American success story.
Thinking about manufacturing offshore? Consider the cost of quotas first.
Resources for entrepreneurs.
Mark your calendar.
A reinvented formula tells you if your business is as successful as you think it is.
It's tough to be 'in' with your co-workers when you're the future boss.
If you require employees to speak only English, you'd better beware of the EEOC.
If you don't have far to go, regional freight carriers can really deliver.
Today's holiday parties are drying up.
Are you a good leader? Ask the people who follow you.
Create persuasive advertising by revealing how your product beats the competition's.
Getting permission to market to new prospects could snag you more customers.
Advertising that's fatal.
Is there a slacker on your sales team? It might be time to say goodbye.
Tips and Tactics
Spreading good cheer not only makes you feel good, it improves your image.
The United International Growth Fund is banking on Europe for big returns.
When it comes to choosing a business bank, a little roomy is better than too snug.
These mutual fund rating services can help you take control of your financial future.
Entrepreneurship programs at universities nationwide have capital-hungry business owners heading back to school.
Tick . . . tick . . . tick. The year is drawing to a close--but it's not too late to cut your tax bill.
The thought of reading a franchise agreement got you shaking in your boots? Knowing what to expect can make it less intimidating.
Illinois franchise law lightens up.
From part-timer to sandwich king.
Here's your 'in' at the neighborhood mall.
Hungry for more?
Remedies for a new entrepreneur's worst headache
Venture capital to grow by.
Winning is just the beginning for Crown Trophy.
Molly Maid franchisees unite to help domestic violence victims.
Barbecue franchisor cooks up an expansion plan.
We know, we know: Resolutions were made to be broken. But if you're serious about starting that business, here are 13 you shouldn't break.
Telecommuting can improve employee morale and increase productivity.
Software stocking stuffers for your employees, your clients--and you, too.
Color copiers may be grabbing headlines these days, but don't discount the standard black-and-whites. These workhorses may be all you really need.
Sold! on online auctions.
Do you have a fear of public speaking?
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