Entrepreneur: Latest from Stever Robbins http://www.entrepreneur.com The latest small business tips and advice from Entrepreneur.com. en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Tue, 23 May 2006 00:00:00 GMT How to Set Salaries Determining what to pay your employees doesn't have to feel like a calculus test. Follow these tips for setting fair and equitable rates that won't break the bank. Tue, 23 May 2006 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/159438 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/159438 Build Your Management Team If the time has come to admit you can't do it all, this guide can help you figure out just who you need on your executive team, where to find them and how to hire them. Fri, 10 Feb 2006 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/83618 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/83618 Five Exit Strategies Ever think ahead to the day when you'll no longer run your biz? These strategies will help you prepare for your future. Tue, 16 Aug 2005 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/79404 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/79404 Fire Up Their Passion Break their cycle of cynicism and turn those apathetic frowns upside down. Use this plan to reinvigorate your staff. Tue, 05 Jul 2005 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/78548 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/78548 Exit Strategies for Your Business If you're thinking ahead to the day when you'll no longer run your business, think about these five exit strategies now so you'll be prepared for your future. Mon, 27 Jun 2005 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/78512 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/78512 Strategy First Think through these four components of your biz strategy and you'll be more ready for the rough spots. Wed, 15 Jun 2005 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/78220 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/78220 Tips for Mastering E-Mail Overload If your e-mail inbox is threatening to take over your entire workday, this ultimate how-to will teach you to deal effectively with the information onslaught. Wed, 06 Apr 2005 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/76952 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/76952 How to Get Your Employees Excited Again Every business can have a management slump. But what do you do with apathetic employees who are having trouble recovering from broken promises and never-realized visions? Try this plan. Tue, 05 Apr 2005 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/76950 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/76950 When a Business Plan Fails Not sure why your plan isn't getting you anywhere? Check out what you should and shouldn't do. Sat, 18 Dec 2004 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/32580 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/32580 Projecting Income Prove your worth to investors by showing them how you'll bring in the money. Tue, 14 Dec 2004 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/48104 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/48104 Updating Your Business Plan There are many reasons why you should revisit your business plan. Mon, 13 Dec 2004 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/51782 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/51782 Business Plan Risks How to present your business risks without scaring away investors Sat, 11 Dec 2004 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/49042 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/49042 Do Your Research Don't forget to include market information in your business plan. Mon, 06 Dec 2004 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/34062 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/34062 Preparing for a Business Plan Presentation Win over investors by knowing your business plan inside out. Thu, 02 Dec 2004 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/33074 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/33074 Determining Your Competition Sometimes it's not obvious who your competition is. Here's how to find out and present it in your business plan. Wed, 01 Dec 2004 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/50586 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/50586 Why You Must Have a Business Plan It's more than a tool for getting funding. Think of it as the road map to your business's future. Fri, 19 Nov 2004 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/74194 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/74194 Does It Pay to Hire a Business Consultant? Hiring a consultant shouldn't take the place of your own understanding of your business plan. Fri, 19 Nov 2004 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/74196 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/74196 Tips for Crafting a Great Business Plan Need a business plan but your writing is less than award winning? Here are a few tips on how to create a masterpiece. Fri, 19 Nov 2004 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/74198 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/74198 Let's Talk About Risk It's the least sexy part of your biz plan, but risk presentation know-how can help deliver the funding you need. Fri, 19 Nov 2004 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/74200 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/74200 Dipping Into Your Retirement Fund to Start a Business Is your 401(k) plan a good source of capital for your startup? Mon, 01 Mar 2004 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/69870 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/69870 How Do I Start a Business? You know you want to be an entrepreneur-now find out what it takes to really get going. Sun, 01 Feb 2004 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/68958 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/68958 How to Value a Business? If you're interested in purchasing an existing business, here are a few ways to gauge its value. Mon, 12 Jan 2004 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/66442 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/66442 Presenting Persuasive Financials Your pro forma is what gets investors interested. Make sure you do it right. Sun, 07 Dec 2003 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/40304 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/40304 Creating a Business Plan That's <I>You</I> Your business plan is <I>your</I> business plan--so make sure it doesn't read like a template. Sat, 06 Dec 2003 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/42934 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/42934 Does It Pay to Hire a Business Plan Consultant? Hiring a consultant shouldn't take the place of your own understanding of your business plan. Tue, 02 Dec 2003 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/41912 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/41912 Formulating a Strategy Before Starting Your Business Thinking through the different components of your strategy will help you react quickly when your business hits a rough spot. Mon, 01 Dec 2003 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/65976 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/65976 How to Find the Perfect Business Partner If you've got the idea, where do you find the person with the know-how? Mon, 10 Nov 2003 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/65492 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/65492 Dividing Equity Between Founders and Investors How to figure out who gets what percentage of the business when investors come on board Mon, 13 Oct 2003 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/65028 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/65028 Resolving Conflict Between Your Managers When two of your top people are at each other's throats, you've got to step in and help them make peace. Mon, 11 Aug 2003 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/63998 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/63998 Managing Conflict Between Teams How to build mutual respect when team members clash Mon, 16 Jun 2003 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/62442 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/62442