Rick LeJuerrne

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Four Frameworks For Family Businesses

Long gone are the days of Michael Porter’s five forces and the Four P’s of the marketing mix. Even the Seven C’s compass model is looking a bit shopworn. Although the underlying principles of these theories are still very relevant, today we need systems that are far more dynamic—all those spanking …

Michael Porter

Never Worry About Cash Flow Again by Using These 5 Strategies

Negative cash flow is a sure sign your business is struggling.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of the most important lessons I've learned as an entrepreneur is every business, regardless of industry, size or financial status, is dependent on cash. It doesn't matter …

Small Business

How to Become an Entrepreneur (Even If You're Starting at Square One)

The path is windy, random, and filled with some successes and a bunch of failures.<p><i>I'm 15 years old. I want to be an entrepreneur. How do I get started? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer</b> …

Entrepreneurship

The 10 Best Ways to Boost Your Home Wifi

Wifi is one of the most important developments in the evolution of the internet—no one wants to be chained to a desktop—but it’s also one of the most …

Wi-Fi

Champions League Ball

<b>Take a look at what ball will be used in the 2018/19 Champions League competition.</b><p><b>Champions League Ball</b><p>The new ball for the 2018/19 Champions League competition has been revealed and it is sure to divide opinion.<p>It features the classic interlocking star design but instead of the usual colour scheme …

Soccer

12-Bar Blues Endings for Beginners

A simple, easy-to-follow lick beginners can use to expand their blues vocabulary.

Electric Guitar

The "Pass Through" Deduction Isn't As Limited As You Think

5 Things Every Business Owner Needs To Know About This Important Rule<p>Last December, as we all know, Congress passed into law a sweeping tax reform bill. Since then, many accountants have been advising their business clients not to make any big moves until certain parts of the bill - particularly …

Retirement

Fighting food waste, Full Harvest raises $8.5m to bring excess produce to commercial buyers

It’s a story that any urban millennial can (and will) complain about. You are looking for a non-caffeinated beverage, so you walk into a juice shop only to be shocked at the $13 price point for a couple of apricots and kale mixed in a blender.<p>Yes, there is an intentional premium signaling going on, …

Agriculture

Meet the New Bosses: How These Entrepreneurs Under 20 Are Changing Industries

The next generation isn't coming. It's already here. These are nine young entrepreneurs, including our September issue cover star, worth watching.<p>This story appears in the September 2018 issue of . Subscribe »<p>Where will the next wave of innovation come from? Trick question: It's already here. Below …

Entrepreneurship

A professor who taught MBA students for 15 years says the jobs today's graduates dream of are very different from the ones they used to want

Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic started teaching MBA students more than 15 years ago.<p>Back then, all his students wanted to work for corporate giants like Goldman Sachs, IBM, and Unilever.<p>A decade later, Google, Facebook, Apple and Amazon were the big draws.<p>But now, graduates aren't flocking to the …

College & University

Overlooked U.S. Routes That Make for Incredible Road Trips

The great American road trip has been a vacation idea for ages. Of course, Route 66 is an iconic choice; the Pacific Coast Highway and Blue Ridge Parkway are up there too. Yet there are many highways, routes, and byways across the United States that can also make this journey equally memorable. …

National Parks

5 Alternatives to the Most Crowded National Parks

Summer. It’s one of the best times to travel. Which is why many of our best places are horribly overcrowded during the warmer months. Fear not, we’ve scoured the atlas to find replacements that are at least as spectacular as their more popular cousins.<p>Skip: Grand Canyon<p>Go Here Instead: Canyon de …

National Parks

Here's What A Crypto Attorney Says Are The Next Big ICO Funding Trends

ICOs, Initial Coin Offerings, used as the latest manner in which to fund startups is definitely a bit of a tricky trend to track – particularly from a legal perspective. For those not yet deeply entrenched in the space, finding true and complete information is somewhat like a scavenger hunt with …

Cryptocurrency

Where even Walmart won't go: how Dollar General took over rural America

We lasted three years and three days after Dollar General opened. Sales dropped and just kept dropping Doug Nech<p>When Dollar General came to Haven, Kansas, it arrived making demands. The fastest-growing retailer in America wanted the taxpayers of the small, struggling Kansas town to pick up part of …

Dollar General

With Wit And Sadness, 'Baby, You're Gonna Be Mine' Has Echoes Of Salinger

I've been a fan of Kevin Wilson's writing since 2011, when I read his debut novel The Family Fang<i>.</i> That novel delved into the life of a husband and wife pair of performance artists who worked their young children into their pieces. Without being pat about it, Wilson drove home the realization that …

Literature

Find your perfect type with the Tinder for fonts

Finding the right font, just like finding the right romantic partner, can be a long, frustrating process. Apps like Tinder have revolutionised how …

Typography

There Are 114 Percent More Women Entrepreneurs Than 20 Years Ago and It's Not Necessarily a Good Thing

It highlights some key issues in corporate America.<p><b>In the past 20 years, the number of women-owned firms in the US has increased 114%.</b>• <b><br>Research shows that many women start businesses because it just seems like a better alternative to the demands of corporate life.</b>• <b><br>In the traditional workplace, women</b> …

Entrepreneurship

The First 5 Lenses You Should Buy For Your Fujifilm Camera

So maybe you just picked up a brand-new X-T2 or other Fujifilm camera and you are naturally now wondering what next to get in your quest for your …

FUJIFILM

5 documentaries every social entrepreneur should watch

Documentaries are an increasingly popular format to create awareness for today’s real-world issues, helping to inspire change. Here are five you need …

Social Entrepreneurship

10 Best Beginners Hikes in Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado

Hiking is the perfect way to experience Rocky Mountain National Park. These five beginner hikes in the park are sure to please, as they provide both …

Hiking

Businesses For Sale: Who's Buying And Who's Selling?

The U.S. market of businesses for sale is on a hot streak. Small businesses are selling for record-breaking prices, according to BizBuySell, a marketplace for small business buyers and sellers. Business owners are entering the market and listing their businesses for sale to capitalize on rising …

Small Business

Wonderschool raises $20M to help people start in-home preschools

Educators already don’t get paid enough, and those that work in preschools or daycares often make 48% less. Meanwhile, parents struggle to find great early education programs where kids receive enough attention and there’s space, but they don’t need special connections or to pass grueling …

Startups

A Growing Company's Best Asset? A Well-Managed Sales Pipeline

Is your sales conversion rate dismal? If so, you’re not alone — only 22 percent of businesses are happy with their conversion rate.<p>Those same companies, however, admit that for every $92 they spend acquiring a customer, only $1 is devoted to actually converting him. A lot of companies — …

Entrepreneurship

These Are 15 Free Excel Templates You Can Use to Make More Money

Use them...and profit.<p>In these days of cloud-based systems, mobile applications, and web-based services, why use a spreadsheet for any other purpose than analysis?<p>Three reasons: ease, customization, and cost. A spreadsheet can be easily saved, updated, and reused again and again. A good template …

Project Management

The 10 must watch YouTube channels for social entrepreneurs

These are the YouTube channels to watch if you're looking for inspiration, advice or expertise from social entrepreneurs who've already been there …

Entrepreneurship

How to Raise a Million Dollars on Kickstarter

Two entrepreneurs share how they raised more than a million dollars online.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I recently participated in a leadership program with a rockstar entrepreneur, Matt DeCelles. DeCelles is the cofounder and CEO of a designer eyewear company, …

Crowd Funding

Reinvent the MBA for the 21st Century by Mastering the Ambiguity in Business

Ambiguity is, and has always been, the friend of the true entrepreneur. Embrace it -- and 'master' it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The MBA, which in 2014 became the world’s most popular advanced degree, is seen throughout the world as a ticket to financial and …

Innovation

Entrepreneurs: The Unsung Heroes Of Our Society

‘Hero’ is a versatile term.<p>We often apply it to sports legends like Michael Jordan or Wayne Gretzky (obligatory for a Canadian like myself) and professional first responders like police officers, firefighters, and military personnel. But being a hero isn’t <i>just</i> about scoring a goal, saving a life, …

Heroism

Research: Business School Really Does Influence How Students Make Decisions Later On

The overarching goal of most business schools is to train future leaders to lead. But how well schools meet this goal, and to what extent their teaching influences their students’ leadership, is an open question. Does business school education really shape students’ minds and behaviors many years …

Business School

America’s most polarizing brands

More than half (18) of the 30 most polarizing brands polled by Morning Consult are media companies, meaning Democrats and Republicans are …

Comedy Central