Inside the November 2001 Issue
Even a reluctant economy can't curb the drive and ambition of these young millionaires.
Customers get their products, clients get their services-but the environment is still waiting on its big shipment of respect.
On the road, in the air, in and out of hotels-with the right gear and the best deals, you'll forget that you even have an office.
Grab your Santa suit and load your sack with all the useful gadgets and goodies that will help your clients remember you in the new year.
Implement these viral-marketing tactics, and the diagnosis will be strictly incurable success.
Be Your Own Boss Features
They may not have the numbers yet, but women are making waves in the traditionally all-boy world of franchising.
Be Your Own Boss Features
If you see it's got plenty of potential, you can get that clunker of a business off the lot and running in no time.
You don't have to make things to make money. Just help people get things done and rake in the bucks!
Sure, employees would be nice. But what kind and what for?
It's your best product. Actually, it's your only product. But you can still get big retailers to take notice.
This franchisee didn't just wing it: He learned how to run a fast-food restaurant by working there first.
Buy homes, fix 'em, sell 'em: How these franchisees make money
Offering an alternative to high-priced hair color
Sure, Oprah cut the feet off her pantyhose, but she's not the one making money off 'em.
Whats Your Problem
Turn a 98-pound weakling business into a profit powerhouse in 3 easy steps!
A presidential sex scandal got their nonprofit off the ground. Now their 300,000 politically conscious members keep it going.
Cover what you can't touch.
When it comes to what's in your employees' medical records, keep your questions to yourself. The less you know, the better.
The case against employers winning discrimination lawsuits and how to rally your employees after a layoff
When subsidiaries fail on their own, how do you bring them back into the fold?
Surveys show your techies are up to their necks in work and going under. Toss 'em a life raft or something, will ya?
Success Coach 2001
You'll have to work for it, but knowledge is your best shot at success.
No recount needed-this presidential doll made her maker a winner.
Tattoos: the new deal-closers, and the marketing benefits of event sponsorships
The art of negotiating, tinseltown style
Every customer's crazy 'bout a sharp-dressed salesperson.
Catchy phrases become clichï¿½s because they're true. Take a look at these 6 sales maxims and see if you agree.
How to get customers buzzing about your business
Is your business a revolving door for limited partners? As long as the money is there, don't worry if they come and go as they please.
Ultra-small caps by the handful
Smart stock tips in a bear market and a new private placement exchange for businesses seeking capital
You need experience to hit up investors, but no one said it had to be your own.
Saving for schooling now can be tax-free.
Tips for getting on that flight before next Christmas
Hey, watch where you're going, buddy! Opportunity abounds on the road ahead.
Want a grown-up company? Get a grown-up marketing strategy.
Congress may offer a guide through the labyrinth of federal regulations.
New extreme sports, modernized pogo sticks and owls as the latest home décor motif
A surefire way to learn the value of listening: Give the incessant chatter a break.
An increase in health promotion programs, the effects of poor customer service and more
Does outsourcing leave your computer system wide open to hackers?
Lewdness and rudeness can be a mess for your business-even without mixed company.
Offices may become a distant memory once the wide-open workplace comes to town.
The e-mail font you choose says a lot about you.
We help a 3-pot-a-day java junkie kick his habit-or at least postpone it for a week.
Will the stock market suffer as boomers use investments to live on in retirement?
Slow pay, bundled contracts, low profits . . . is government contracting even worth it?
Send your PR operatives and undercover product lovers deep into customer territory.
Investors don't just cut their losses and go home anymore-now they call their lawyers.
Cut the technology budget--but don't let your business get stuck in the stone age.
29, editor-in-chief and publisher of Synthesis Weekly in Chico, California
The 3-in-1 PC-EPhone can help you consolidate your gadgets.
Cut what you spend on gas by cutting the gas you spend.
The right relationship with a corporate insider can bring out the best in both worlds.
They're affordable and easy on the eyes-literally. What's not to love about LCDs?
Get a second opinion on your Web site plus business studies and reports from Amazon
Low energy costs and falling prices are on your side if you choose LCDs over CRTs.
A new 100GB hard drive and the latest WAP-enabled phone for worldwide communications
A word processor for Palm-based handhelds, keeping tabs on your employees' whereabouts and more
Entrepreneurs are buying prime locations in search-engine results. Should you?
Flat-panel monitors of the future and why tech is hot in the nation's capital
Talk on the phone without moving your lips.
Which Americans use mobile technology the most?