Entrepreneur magazine
May 1998

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May 1998

Entrepreneur | May 1998
May 1998
Entrepreneur Magazine

Language Lessons

How to turn your employees from whiners to winners.

Walkie Talkies

Today's supersonic phones let you wander far from your desk.

Security Guard

State-Of-The-Art Tech Tools

More Power To You

Online banking is quick. It's easy. So what are you waiting for?

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Toy Story

Grown-ups, take note: The lucrative toy market isn't just child's play.

Property Value

Want to be a land baron but don't have the cash? Check out a real estate investment fund.

What's It Worth?

Loan guarantees cost a pretty penny, but they let you round up the capital you need -- often without surrendering equity.

Estate Of Affairs

They say only two things are certain: death and taxes. In the event of the first, here's how to keep Uncle Sam from taking more than his fair share.

The Wrap Sheet

Wrap fee programs bundle your investments into one neat package.

Checks And Balances

Worried about your bottom line? Take a look at these money management programs.

Divided We Stand

When business owners divorce, what happens to the company?

Loyal Following

Bringing employee loyalty back from the dead.

Branching Out

Ready to expand? Better make sure it's for all the right reasons.

Objection Overruled

Customer objections are an inevitable hurdle between you and the sale. Learn how to overcome them.

Got It Made

Looking for a manufacturer? Here's a blueprint for getting just what you want.

Way To Grow

Give interns a role in your business -- and watch your marketing efforts bloom.

Young Blood

Meet a future inductee of the Copywriter's Hall of Fame.

Remain Calm

How to defuse difficult situations.

Start It Up

Launching your business is simple with these software suites.

Shop, Look & Listen

How to size up a franchise before you buy

Pet Projects

5 ways to unleash profits in the $10 billion pet industry.

Rags To Riches

For consignment clothing entrepreneurs, everything old is profitable again.

How To: Insure Your Homebased Business.

Don't take chances -- take steps to protect yourself.

Business Class

Learning curve, show your colors, tee time.

Vendor Bender

Our experts solve your startup problems.

Piece of Cake?

The reality of opening a restaurant might not be what you expect.

The Secret's Out

The one marketing rule you absolutely must know for the new millenium.

Grounds For Success

Coffee talk with Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz.

Going The Distance

Mapping out plans for international expansion? Let us show you the way.

The New Frontier

Uncle Sam wants you! Care to enlist in the growing ranks of entrepreneurs running government services?

Carbon Copy

Forget about that sheep named Dolly. The real cloning story is the one starring you...and you.

Culture Shock?

First impressions count. Here's how to get the most out of that initial business meeting.

To The Rescue

Can't afford an in-house tech expert? A computer reseller may offer all the help you need.

Net Gain

Keep franchisees in the (Intranet) loop.

Welcome Aboard

A diverse solution to your labor woes.

For The Record

File it under "P" -- for protection.

Extra! Extra!

Why alternative weeklies deliver the goods.

Coupon Clips

Here's an offer franchisees can't refuse.

Easy Riders

Head out on the highway...with your franchisor?

No Contest

Don't just reduce competition -- eliminate it.

High Steaks

Win the lottery...open a steak franchise.

Near And Far

Travel agencies are homeward-bound.

Seal Of Approval

Does your business get the thumbs-up from the BBB?

The Business Of Caring

Franchising meets women's health care.

Big-Time Backup

Data storage expands its horizons.

Out Of The Box

Should you store your e-mail on the Web?

Buying Game

Shoppers hit the superhighway.

Net Working

Use the Web to nab top job candidates.

Scout's Honor

Toss out the cheesy ads, cheap stationery and phony testimonials. Building true credibility will take your business farther.

Yes, You Can

Good things come in creative packages.

For Whom The Bells Toll

Are you getting the short end of the long-distance stick?

Candy Land

A national craving for Gummy Bears and lemon drops bulks up candy store sales.

Sein-ing Off

Say goodbye to yadda, yadda, yadda.

Sound Waves

Do you hear what we hear?

The Bar Exam

Energy bars take a bite out of the snack biz.

Summer Session

S'mores and entrepreneurship -- what more could a teenager want?

A Community Service

When growing your business helps the local economy.

World Wise

The SBA takes its resources international.

In The Zone

It's been three years since Clinton's empowerment zones were first rolled out. Are they doing their job?

Net Gain -- Or Loss?

Congress tackles the issue of Internet taxes.

Name Calling

Playing the trademark game.

Defining Moment

A new franchise definition?

Going Up?

Price hikes accompany hotel mergers.

Spin Doctors

Consider taking this compact disc company's stock for a spin.

Clean Up Your Act

Does your health insurance fill the bill?

Just Say No

Let your customers down easy.

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