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Sucesión en la empresa familiar

Sucesión en la empresa familiar

By: Ana Rosa Bustos León; José González Cobián Rodríguez; Felipe de Jesús Serafín Anaya; Nicolás Alfredo Suárez Sevilla; Alfonso Ventura Moreno; Miguel Ángel Ribera García; Odette Delgado; Antonio Haces D´Artigues; Leoncio Rafael Espinosa González; Ruben Contreras Casarín

Publisher: LID Editorial

Publication Date: 22-APR-2014

Insert Date: 30-JUN-2014

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Este libro se plantea como una guía importante de recomendaciones clave para elaborar un plan de sucesión efectivo. Entre otras cosas, la obra señala cuales son los objetivos que los directivos y accionistas –familiares o no- deben perseguir al planear e implementar el plan. Hoy la sucesión es un tema que provoca incertidumbre y plantea grandes desafíos para las familias empresariales. Se debe de promover una continuidad armónica, estable y duradera entre los componentes familia-empresa y fortalecer los lazos familiares, cuidar el patrimonio y crecimiento de los negocios familiares en su...

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Idiot's Guides: Making Money with Rental Properties

Idiot's Guides: Making Money with Rental Properties

By: Kimberly Smith; Lisa Iannucci

Publisher: Alpha

Publication Date: 07-JAN-2014

Insert Date: 29-JUN-2014

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On the surface, being a landlord seems pretty simple-you buy property, find renters, and the money rolls in. However, as all too many people have found out, it takes an incredible amount of know-how and hard work in order to be successful at it. Idiot's Guides: Making Money with Rental Properties is written by experts who have made the mistakes, learned the lessons, and have become highly successful at spotting properties with high rental potential, buying them at the right price and time, and finding tenants who pay on time and stay for the long haul. Readers will learn not only how to...

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Big Vision, Small Business

Big Vision, Small Business

By: Jamie S. Walters

Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers

Publication Date: 13-OCT-2002

Insert Date: 22-JUN-2014

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While most of the business world worships size and constant growth, Big Vision, Small Business celebrates the art—and power—of small. Based on interviews with more than seventy small-business owners and on her own experiences as a successful small-business entrepreneur, Jamie Walters shows how a business can stay small and remain vital, healthy, and rewarding. If you long to run a successful, socially conscious enterprise as one element of a fulfilling personal life, Big Vision, Small Business shows you how. Covering growth options and small-enterprise advantages, inspired visioning,...

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The Art of War for Small Business

The Art of War for Small Business

By: Becky Sheetz-Runkle

Publisher: AMACOM

Publication Date: 11-JUN-2014

Insert Date: 17-JUN-2014

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Sun Tzu's ancient The Art of War has inspired military, political, and business leaders across the world with its brilliant strategies for prevailing against opponents. At the core of this classic treatise is the message that sledgehammer approaches can backfire, and size alone does not guarantee wins. Strategy, positioning, planning, leadership--all play equally significant roles, making Sun Tzu's teachings perfect for small business owners and entrepreneurs entrenched in fierce competition for customers, market share, talent . . . for their very survival. The Art of War for Small Business...

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The Mom Inventors Handbook, How to Turn Your Great Idea into the Next Big Thing, Revised and Expanded 2nd Ed, 2nd Edition

The Mom Inventors Handbook, How to Turn Your Great Idea into the Next Big Thing, Revised and Expanded, 2nd Edition

By: Tamara Monosoff

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

Publication Date: 19-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 17-JUN-2014

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As featured on The Today Show The definitive guide for aspiring product entrepreneurs – packed with important new resources Written specifically for people seeking to turn their ideas into marketable products, this new edition of The Mom Inventors Handbook takes you step by step through the process, covering the latest, most innovative ways to create, fund, manufacture, and successfully sell products on a wide scale. A great deal has changed since the original publication in 2005. This edition covers everything novice entrepreneurs need to succeed in today’s business...

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Million Dollar Launch: How to Kick-start a Successful Consulting Practice in 90 Days

Million Dollar Launch: How to Kick-start a Successful Consulting Practice in 90 Days

By: Alan Weiss

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

Publication Date: 12-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 14-JUN-2014

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“[Weiss is] one of the most highly respected independent consultants in the country.” —New York Post If you’re an aspiring entrepreneur, you’ve come to the right place. In Million Dollar Launch , bestselling author and superstar consultant Alan Weiss shows you how to get your business up and running—fast! Step by step, Weiss reveals how to create a revenue-producing practice quickly and successfully—while funds last and while support systems remain passionate. This is an indispensable guide to those critical first 90 days. Alan Weiss is the bestselling author of Million...

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Mobile for Good

Mobile for Good

By: Heather Mansfield

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

Publication Date: 17-MAR-2014

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"Even if you can only invest 5 staff hours and a mobile and social media budget of $1,000 annually, your nonprofit must invest in mobile and social media." -- Heather Mansfield Mobile devices are fast becoming the #1 means of digital communication. If you want a sustainable future for your nonprofit, you need to have a strong presence on prospective donors' tablets and smartphones. Statistics prove that the most successful online fundraising campaigns are those designed for portable devices--from 2-inch smartphone screens to 17-inch laptops. In this groundbreaking book,...

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Entrepreneurial Finance, Third Edition: Finance and Business Strategies for the Serious Entrepreneur, 3rd Edition

Entrepreneurial Finance, Third Edition: Finance and Business Strategies for the Serious Entrepreneur, 3rd Edition

By: Steven Rogers; Roza Makonnen

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

Publication Date: 25-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 14-JUN-2014

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The premier guide to setting up and managing your business’s finances Whatever business you run or plan to launch, Entrepreneurial Finance provides the essential tools and know-how you need to build a sturdy foundation that will support it for many years to come. Entrepreneurial Finance , Third Edition, offers potent methods for keeping firm financial control of your enterprise and insightful tips for avoiding the multitude of financial barriers that may block your entrepreneurial dream. This exciting update covers all the major topics that have made Entrepreneurial...

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J.K. Lasser's Guide to Self-Employment: Taxes, Tips, and Money-Saving Strategies for Schedule C Filers

J.K. Lasser's Guide to Self-Employment: Taxes, Tips, and Money-Saving Strategies for Schedule C Filers

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 21-OCT-2013

Insert Date: 12-JUN-2014

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Tax facts and strategies every self-employed person needs to know If you're thinking about starting a business, or have already begun one, you are not alone. There are more than 23 million workers who are already self-employed and file Schedule C to report their income and expenses. As a self-employed person you have to handle many, if not all, of the aspects of running your business. J.K. Lasser's Guide to Self-Employment is intended to help you with some business aspects with which you may not be familiar—but which have a great impact on your bottom line. It skillfully focuses on...

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The Financially Savvy Entrepreneur

The Financially Savvy Entrepreneur

By: Chase Emily Smith

Publisher: Career Press

Publication Date: 23-JUN-2014

Insert Date: 30-MAY-2014

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80 percent of small businesses do not receive outside funding; they bootstrap (and beg and borrow) to make their business dreams a reality. As these businesses grow, the hasty financial decisions and systems put in place during their infancy inevitably crumble. ...

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How to Make Money with Social Media: An Insider’s Guide to Using New and Emerging Media to Grow Your Business, Second Edition

How to Make Money with Social Media: An Insider’s Guide to Using New and Emerging Media to Grow Your Business, Second Edition

By: Jamie Turner; Reshma Shah

Publisher: Pearson FT Press

Publication Date: 20-AUG-2014

Insert Date: 30-MAY-2014

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Set up, launch, and run your winning social/mobile media campaign! This guide is packed with actionable tools, techniques, and tips you can really use – all fully revamped for today's newest platforms and opportunities. Authors Jamie Turner and Reshma Shah have unsurpassed experience using social and mobile media to solve complex and difficult marketing challenges. Their How to Make Money with Social Media, Second Edition reads just like the conversation you'd want to have with them over coffee: it's friendly, upbeat, based on hard-won experience about what does (and doesn't) work, and...

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Inventores increíblemente poco razonables: Sus vidas, amores y muertes

Inventores increíblemente poco razonables: Sus vidas, amores y muertes

By: Jeremy Coller

Publisher: Infinite Ideas

Publication Date: 29-MAR-2012

Insert Date: 23-MAY-2014

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En estas extraordinarias historias de treinta personas que nos dieron inventos históricos como la bombilla y el teléfono, el revólver y la dinamita, las vacunas y la anestesia, encontramos amistades y trapicheos, comedia y tragedia, euforia incontrolada y amarga decepción. Jeremy Coller explora el poder de la ambición y el miedo al fracaso, el optimismo que permite a las personas aprovechar nuevas oportunidades y los fallos en la naturaleza humana que pueden alejar del éxito incluso a los individuos más decididos. ...

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Rough Cuts
The Hardware Startup

The Hardware Startup

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 15-SEP-2014

Insert Date: 13-MAY-2014

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With the decreasing cost of prototyping, it’s now more feasible for professional Makers and first-time entrepreneurs to develop a hardware startup. But how exactly do you go about it? This book provides the roadmap and best practices you need for turning a product idea into a full-fledged business....

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Grant Writing For Dummies, 5th Edition

Grant Writing For Dummies, 5th Edition

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Publisher: For Dummies

Publication Date: 31-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 09-MAY-2014

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Learn to: Navigate federal grant databases and apply online for grants Find the most current public and private sector grant opportunities Create strong statements of need Submit applications that meet funders' expectations Your comprehensive guide to finding and winning grant monies Grant writing can be quite daunting, but this complete guide provides you with everything you need to get started with your application right away! Use this resource, including new and updated material, to move through the entire grant-writing process and apply for some of the billions of...

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The Wisdom of Titans: Secrets of Success from Entrepreneurs Who Rose to the Top

The Wisdom of Titans: Secrets of Success from Entrepreneurs Who Rose to the Top

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Publisher: Bibliomotion

Publication Date: 23-MAY-2013

Insert Date: 08-MAY-2014

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Becoming a successful entrepreneur takes energy and drive. Less than 20% make it beyond the first three years. Achieving the next level, the status of business titan—the upper echelon of leadership—takes an unrelenting commitment to turn an idea into a plan, a plan into a startup venture, and a venture into a successful business. The chances of getting to the top are slim at best, relying on a particular set of skills and attributes. In The Wisdom of Titans, William Ferguson shares how 10 famous titans, from Bill Marriott to Julia Stewart, made it to the top, for every entrepreneur to...

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Just Run It!: Running an Exceptional Business Is Easier Than You Think

Just Run It!: Running an Exceptional Business Is Easier Than You Think

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Publisher: Bibliomotion

Publication Date: 03-APR-2012

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In America alone, tens of thousands of businesses crop up each year. Unfortunately, few will succeed, though not due to a lack of ingenuity, initiative, or even capital. Why, then? Because, according to Dick Cross, author of Just Run It!: Running an Exceptional Business Is Easier Than You Think, most business owners lack not just the fundamentals, the nuts and bolts of operating a business effectively day in and day out, but the bigger picture of how to achieve business success. This shortcoming is pervasive: it handicaps most new businesses from the start and it prevents the lion’s...

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Venture Deals: Be Smarter Than Your Lawyer and Venture Capitalist, 2nd Edition

Venture Deals: Be Smarter Than Your Lawyer and Venture Capitalist, 2nd Edition

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 26-DEC-2012

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A full revised edition of the Wall Street Journal bestselling book on startups and entrepreneurship As each new generation of entrepreneurs emerges, there is a renewed interest in how venture capital deals come together. Yet there is little reliable information focused on venture capital deals. Nobody understands this better than authors Brad Feld and Jason Mendelson. For more than twenty years, they've been involved in hundreds of venture capital financings, and now, with the Second Edition of Venture Deals, they continue to share their experiences in this field with you. Engaging and...

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Female Entrepreneurship in East and South-East Asia

Female Entrepreneurship in East and South-East Asia

By: Philippe Debroux

Publisher: Chandos Publishing

Publication Date: 05-AUG-2010

Insert Date: 01-MAY-2014

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This detailed study of female entrepreneurship in Asia examines the high economic growth that is increasingly driven by market-oriented economic reforms favouring entrepreneurship. There is a higher awareness by women of their political and socio-economic rights and recognition by society at large of social legitimacy of women pursuing business activities in their own right. This book assesses socio-cultural and economic factors influencing female entrepreneurship in Asia as well as the process and the tools and challenges that accompany it. Opportunity to acquire knowledge on the...

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The Employer's Handbook 2014-15, 10th Edition

The Employer's Handbook 2014-15, 10th Edition

By: Barry Cushway

Publisher: Kogan Page

Publication Date: 03-MAY-2014

Insert Date: 29-APR-2014

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The Employer's Handbook has established itself as a source of reliable, unambiguous guidance for all small- to medium-sized employers, clearly identifying the legal essentials and best-practice guidelines for effective people management. The book is a comprehensive source of hands-on advice on the increasingly complex legal framework now governing UK employment law, including guidelines on age discrimination legislation and the latest employment tribunal procedures. Coverage includes: recruitment, contracts, benefits, performance management, maternity and paternity rights, personnel ...

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Consider a Spherical Patent: IP and Patenting in Technology Business

Consider a Spherical Patent: IP and Patenting in Technology Business

By: Joseph Gortych

Publisher: CRC Press

Publication Date: 24-FEB-2014

Insert Date: 27-APR-2014

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Using examples of actual patents and patent portfolios of real technology businesses, this practical and engaging book provides key insights and perspectives on the reality of how patents are used and abused in the technology business. It explains often misunderstood patent phenomena, such as how and why invalid patents are issued by the patent office, and covers important topics frequently ignored or glossed over, including provisional patent applications, independent inventors, obviousness, and the dynamic interplay between infringeability and patent validity. ...