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Small and medium-sized enterprise may be key players in emerging markets as they are in more developed nations. This post from the Vital Wave Consulting blog suggests Chinese-run banks are increasing lending to SME's following a global trend. In many diverse regions in the developing world these companies may employ up to one third of the total w Read More
Robert Miller, a financial journalist with the UK's Daily Telegraph gives tips for small and medium-sized enterprises in an economic downturn. The suggestions including meeting with key staff to determine operational efficiency and reaching out to chambers and other business organizations for help. The suggestions are probably important to consid Read More
Twitter's the most talked about, still misunderstood, business tool going these days. It is indeed a great tool to create connections, promote your brand and generate traffic to your web site, but there's much more to it for business if you dig a bit. Read More
Successful international business professionals learn to become good at multitasking. Most of the multitasking involved is in listening in different ways to their international clients. And the reason for multitasking is to get a global vision. Read More
To maintain clarity in cross-cultural selling you need strong listening skills. When selling to different cultures you need to listen for several things at the same time. And it is not just about listening. You will often find you need to adjust your communication to stay in alignment with the conversation as a whole. Read More
Not long ago I wrote about the YouTube video sensation called “United Breaks Guitars.” It's a creative customer complaint in the form of a music video by a professional musician against United Airlines. (See “YouTube: Where Customers Get the Last Word.”) The interesting side note about this video is how it has set the stage for entrepreneurs pu Read More
Professor of business administration at the University of Virginia's Darden Business School Ed Hess talks to students about his book "So you want to start a business." This nearly hour long seminar reviews an approach Hess insists is not just for academics but is intended to function as the process that a would-be entrepreneur might follow. Hes Read More

How to choose a business name

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Made Hot by: mssux on July 27, 2009 3:48 pm
Clayton Christopher of Sweet Leaf Tea talks about how to choose a business name. His suggestion: make your name short and memorable but don't get too hung up on the decision. Your name can eventually be changed if necessary and can evolve with your business. Read More
An article in the New York Times' small business section reports on a Maryland University business school study that suggests venture capital firms often ignore business plans and even an entrepreneur's past startup experience when deciding what projects to fund preferring to go on instinct and their experience instead when judging a venture's Read More
Many articles and books have been written about what makes a good investor. A lot of these articles look at some of the most famous investors, like Warren Buffet and George Soros, and analyze what makes them successful. This is a sort of 'bottom-up' view of how to become a success at investing. Read More

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