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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Small Business Start Up Help - 10 Easy Steps

    People around you will start to offer you Small Business Start Up Help once you have reached the decision of setting up a business of your own. Not all the help you get will be useful and some may actually be counterproductive. Luckily, there are a number of programs and...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Start Up Business Plan - Write It The Easy Way

    Your Start up Business Plan should be crisp, hard hitting and get you results. An executive summary is a miniature of your start up business plan It stands alone and explains all the aspects of your business plan in brief. Table of Contents follows the executive summary, the table of...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Start Up Mistakes - Tripping Over The Obvious

    They say four out of five new businesses fail. Are there some common start up mistakes most of them make? The answer is 'Yes'! Starting a new business could be a rewarding or thankless experience, depending on how you go about it. The key is to avoid making startup mistakes,...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Start Up Business Checklist - Have You Covered Everything?

    A Start up Business Checklist! That's the first thing you need as you are getting ready to start a new venture. Otherwise you will be inundated with so much of information and advice that you will soon get confused. What is the first thing that one does to start a...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Business Start Up Grants - Free Money?

    Business start up grants are offered by private institutions and government agencies. This means that they will give you money without charging interest and sometimes without expecting you to pay it back. However, it is not that easy to get these grants. If these institutions show an interest in your...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Best Start Up Small Business - Does It Exist?

    What is the best start up small business you can have? Any business that is 'Knowledge based'. To use a tired old clich?, information is power. And it's truer now than ever before. As the world inexorably moves towards becoming a knowledge economy, knowledge based businesses are coming to the...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Business Info Small Start Up Needs To Know

    The business info small start up needs to take care of is important if you are planning to start a small business. This is critical in order to get the business up and running quickly and functioning smoothly thereafter. This paper serves as a road map for starting a small...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    How To Start Business Operations - A Ten Point Checklist

    You may be thinking how to start business operations in your new business. This new venture represents a very significant part your life. You must have numerous questions if you are planning to set up a small business of your own and these questions may be regarding how to get...

    Provided By Smart Institute

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Small Business Start Up Capital - How Much Do You Really Need?

    Raising Small Business Start Up Capital is one of the most important activities you will be doing. Be it a large or a small enterprise, proper financial backup is essential for it to thrive. For those looking to make it on their own, experts suggest that you should never be...

    Provided By Smart Institute

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Servant Leadership - Serving Yourself By Serving Others

    "Servant leadership means being a servant first? It begins with the natural feeling that one wants to serve others first. Then conscious choice brings one to aspire to lead." This leadership style highlights collaboration, trust, empathy, and the ethical use of power. At heart, the individual is a servant first,...

    Provided By Smart Institute

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Transformational Leadership - Beyond The Hype

    Transformational Leadership is probably the ideal interpretation of leadership, and the most romanticized. Leaders of this kind are visionaries, full of enthusiasm and boundless energy and seek to transform their subordinates in the process of achieving organizational goals. Since transformational leadership by definition seeks to change, it's never easy to...

    Provided By Smart Institute

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Transactional Leadership - Ruthless Times Need Ruthless Tactics

    Transactional leadership is often practiced by entrepreneurs in tough situations. As a leader of a growing business, one of your prime concerns is how to balance organizational goals along with managing and motivating your employees. As the ranks grow, this question becomes all the more important. There are different types...

    Provided By Smart Institute

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Participative Leadership - Going Soft On Your Team?

    Should you look at participative leadership at the cost of business goals? Or do you "Show them how it's done" and expect the team to follow your lead? Is there a different approach for every situation? This paper takes a look at this style and its benefits. A person who...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Charismatic Leadership - The Hypnotic Effect

    Charismatic leadership is all about a superhero act. Charismatic leadership involves a great deal of theatrical behavior. He is a persuasive speaker, and a master of body language. They are great at reading the occasion, and will tailor their behavior to suit the mood. At the same time, they are...

    Provided By Smart Institute

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    The Art Of Employee Motivation - Becoming A Master

    Many people believe motivation is the driving force behind an action. This is probably the simplest explanation. Motivation can be considered as a feeling inside that encourages a certain action. Some managers still try to get their work done by simply bullying the staff. They call it 'Motivation - a...

    Provided By Smart Institute

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Team Building Strategies - Remember The Five C's

    Team Building Strategies are a great help in running your company. Even if it is a small business, your company needs a team of committed and capable employees who can get the job done. But a team is not something that happens by itself. Implementing team building strategies takes time...

    Provided By Smart Institute

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Ethical Leadership? Having Certain Standards And Principles

    Ethical leadership is to know your core values and having the courage to live them in all parts of your life in service of the common good. It is a set of principles for effective leadership based on timeless wisdom. When practiced regularly, they enable the leader to establish and...

    Provided By Smart Institute

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Autocratic Leadership? Sometimes Quite Effective

    Autocratic leadership is when the head of the organization acts as though they have unlimited authority. Autocracy is not a thing of past. You can still see it at work in many types of governments, organization, industries and of course the Military. This is one of the least desirable when...

    Provided By Smart Institute

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Retail Recruiting - Shopping For The Best People

    Retail recruiting differs from conventional recruiting as to the type and quantity of people you need to hire. You often need to look for personality and flexibility more than academic qualifications in you potential employee. The first and foremost thing that you would be required to do is plan the...

    Provided By Smart Institute

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Small Business Start Up Help - 10 Easy Steps

    People around you will start to offer you Small Business Start Up Help once you have reached the decision of setting up a business of your own. Not all the help you get will be useful and some may actually be counterproductive. Luckily, there are a number of programs and...

    Provided By Smart Institute

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Start Up Business Plan - Write It The Easy Way

    Your Start up Business Plan should be crisp, hard hitting and get you results. An executive summary is a miniature of your start up business plan It stands alone and explains all the aspects of your business plan in brief. Table of Contents follows the executive summary, the table of...

    Provided By Smart Institute

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Start Up Mistakes - Tripping Over The Obvious

    They say four out of five new businesses fail. Are there some common start up mistakes most of them make? The answer is 'Yes'! Starting a new business could be a rewarding or thankless experience, depending on how you go about it. The key is to avoid making startup mistakes,...

    Provided By Smart Institute

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Start Up Business Checklist - Have You Covered Everything?

    A Start up Business Checklist! That's the first thing you need as you are getting ready to start a new venture. Otherwise you will be inundated with so much of information and advice that you will soon get confused. What is the first thing that one does to start a...

    Provided By Smart Institute

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Business Start Up Grants - Free Money?

    Business start up grants are offered by private institutions and government agencies. This means that they will give you money without charging interest and sometimes without expecting you to pay it back. However, it is not that easy to get these grants. If these institutions show an interest in your...

    Provided By Smart Institute

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Best Start Up Small Business - Does It Exist?

    What is the best start up small business you can have? Any business that is 'Knowledge based'. To use a tired old clich?, information is power. And it's truer now than ever before. As the world inexorably moves towards becoming a knowledge economy, knowledge based businesses are coming to the...

    Provided By Smart Institute

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Business Info Small Start Up Needs To Know

    The business info small start up needs to take care of is important if you are planning to start a small business. This is critical in order to get the business up and running quickly and functioning smoothly thereafter. This paper serves as a road map for starting a small...

    Provided By Smart Institute

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    How To Start Business Operations - A Ten Point Checklist

    You may be thinking how to start business operations in your new business. This new venture represents a very significant part your life. You must have numerous questions if you are planning to set up a small business of your own and these questions may be regarding how to get...

    Provided By Smart Institute

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Small Business Start Up Capital - How Much Do You Really Need?

    Raising Small Business Start Up Capital is one of the most important activities you will be doing. Be it a large or a small enterprise, proper financial backup is essential for it to thrive. For those looking to make it on their own, experts suggest that you should never be...

    Provided By Smart Institute

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Servant Leadership - Serving Yourself By Serving Others

    "Servant leadership means being a servant first? It begins with the natural feeling that one wants to serve others first. Then conscious choice brings one to aspire to lead." This leadership style highlights collaboration, trust, empathy, and the ethical use of power. At heart, the individual is a servant first,...

    Provided By Smart Institute

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Transformational Leadership - Beyond The Hype

    Transformational Leadership is probably the ideal interpretation of leadership, and the most romanticized. Leaders of this kind are visionaries, full of enthusiasm and boundless energy and seek to transform their subordinates in the process of achieving organizational goals. Since transformational leadership by definition seeks to change, it's never easy to...

    Provided By Smart Institute

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Transactional Leadership - Ruthless Times Need Ruthless Tactics

    Transactional leadership is often practiced by entrepreneurs in tough situations. As a leader of a growing business, one of your prime concerns is how to balance organizational goals along with managing and motivating your employees. As the ranks grow, this question becomes all the more important. There are different types...

    Provided By Smart Institute

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Participative Leadership - Going Soft On Your Team?

    Should you look at participative leadership at the cost of business goals? Or do you "Show them how it's done" and expect the team to follow your lead? Is there a different approach for every situation? This paper takes a look at this style and its benefits. A person who...

    Provided By Smart Institute

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Charismatic Leadership - The Hypnotic Effect

    Charismatic leadership is all about a superhero act. Charismatic leadership involves a great deal of theatrical behavior. He is a persuasive speaker, and a master of body language. They are great at reading the occasion, and will tailor their behavior to suit the mood. At the same time, they are...

    Provided By Smart Institute

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    The Art Of Employee Motivation - Becoming A Master

    Many people believe motivation is the driving force behind an action. This is probably the simplest explanation. Motivation can be considered as a feeling inside that encourages a certain action. Some managers still try to get their work done by simply bullying the staff. They call it 'Motivation - a...

    Provided By Smart Institute

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Team Building Strategies - Remember The Five C's

    Team Building Strategies are a great help in running your company. Even if it is a small business, your company needs a team of committed and capable employees who can get the job done. But a team is not something that happens by itself. Implementing team building strategies takes time...

    Provided By Smart Institute

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Ethical Leadership? Having Certain Standards And Principles

    Ethical leadership is to know your core values and having the courage to live them in all parts of your life in service of the common good. It is a set of principles for effective leadership based on timeless wisdom. When practiced regularly, they enable the leader to establish and...

    Provided By Smart Institute

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Autocratic Leadership? Sometimes Quite Effective

    Autocratic leadership is when the head of the organization acts as though they have unlimited authority. Autocracy is not a thing of past. You can still see it at work in many types of governments, organization, industries and of course the Military. This is one of the least desirable when...

    Provided By Smart Institute

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Retail Recruiting - Shopping For The Best People

    Retail recruiting differs from conventional recruiting as to the type and quantity of people you need to hire. You often need to look for personality and flexibility more than academic qualifications in you potential employee. The first and foremost thing that you would be required to do is plan the...

    Provided By Smart Institute