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    1. Want to Take Your Business to the Next Level? Consider Establishing a Board of Directors.

      Want to Take Your Business to the Next Level? Consider Establishing a Board of Directors.

      When entrepreneurs seek counsel on developing their business -- whether the goal is to accelerate growth, add new capabilities, provide governance or improve profitability -- I frequently offer the same advice: Consider the make-up of your board.

      Business owners are responsibility rich and time poor, so it’s no surprise that creating, maintaining or engaging a board of directors may not be a high priority for private companies, particularly when it is not required...

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    2. Why You Need to Focus on Diversity Before It's Too Late

      Why You Need to Focus on Diversity Before It's Too Late

      Failing to prioritize diversity leads to disastrous consequences. Take the recent influx of sexism and discrimination claims at Uber, for example.

      Related: What Does Uber Need to Do to Fix Its Battered Reputation?

      After multiple former employees came forward to claim that their harassment at work was being mishandled by human resources, a number of the company’s top executives stepped down, including, most recently, Uber’s president Jeff Jones...

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    3. 21 Silicon Valley Women Who Are More Qualified to Be on Your Board Than Mark Cuban

      21 Silicon Valley Women Who Are More Qualified to Be on Your Board Than Mark Cuban

      Women in Tech 21 Silicon Valley Women Who Are More Qualified to Be on Your Board Than Mark Cuban In the search for disruptive technologies and new ways to approach the same business issues, women are proving to be game-changers here in the Valley. Image credit: Shutterstock.com --- Shares March 7, 2017 Silicon Valley is no longer the domain of men because some of the best minds in tech are proving to be those of the female persuasion...

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    4. Can't Afford a Full-Time CFO? Here Are 3 Options to Try

      Can't Afford a Full-Time CFO? Here Are 3 Options to Try

      As the saying goes, you have to spend money to make money. But any smart business owner knows when and where to cut down on costs and still make that statement true.

      Certainly, there are certain aspects of your business plan that you can’t and shouldn’t skimp out on if you want to be successful. One of the major must-haves for a business is a financial consultancy service. Otherwise, how will you know where you can and should cut down on those costs?

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    5. 10 Executives Reveal the Biggest Money Mistakes Enterprises Make

      10 Executives Reveal the Biggest Money Mistakes Enterprises Make

      Articles about finance abound; and most of them contain a wealth of wisdom. Unfortunately, though, few deal honestly with money mistakes businesses make at the enterprise level. And, ironically, that's exactly where the stakes are highest and the blunders most catastrophic.

      Related: 6 Financial Mistakes Small Businesses Make All the Time

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    6. Indiegogo Launches Equity Crowdfunding Platform

      Indiegogo Launches Equity Crowdfunding Platform

      Entrepreneurs seeking funding for their startups now have another place to go: Indiegogo. “Wait,” you may say, “can't I already use the crowdfunding platform to raise money for my dream product?” That's right, but today Indiegogo launched an equity crowdfunding service, which utilizes new government rules that took effect in May and allow anyone to invest in startups. Previously, only accredited investors who met certain financial requirements were eligible to back businesses in this manner ...

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