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3 Ways to Pitch Your Idea | Inc.com

Here at The Build Network, we're big fans of leadership guru Daniel Pink (@DanielPink).<p>Thanks to his blog, we learned about Michael Panalon's book, <i>Instant Influence</i>, and published the article "2 Questions That Make People Do What You Want."<p>So when Pink's latest title, <i>To Sell Is Human: The</i> …

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Why Employees Need a Say in Your Business Planning

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The other day, I presented a webinar to hundreds of entrepreneurs on key organizational changes that boost profits. During the webinar, I asked the following question: Do you have a written list of the top five goals you need to …

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Funding 101: How to Position Your Startup as a Good Investment

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Raising money for your startup is an ongoing concern for first-time (and often, long-time) business owners. The fact is: securing money can be a challenge. If it were easy, everyone would be doing it.<p>Another fact: most people simply don't …

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5 Ways to Train Yourself to Be a Great Leader

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There aren't many natural born leaders. Most leaders take responsibility for training themselves to be effective. Whether you learn from the wisdom of others or get insights from personal experience, becoming a more effective leader is …

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Entrepreneurial Excellence: Can 10,000 Hours Of Practice Make Perfect?

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Jon Auerbach is a partner at Charles River Ventures, a 42-year-old, early-stage venture firm based in Menlo Park and Cambridge, Mass., where he focuses on mobile technologies. Follow him on Twitter @jgauerbach.</i><p>Research over the past two decades has identified a strong link between …

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How To Not Get Left Behind In Startup Land

In the past two years, I’ve had four different jobs in the startup world. Each position involved taking on new tasks, overcoming new challenges, and working with new people. The ability to adapt, I soon learned, was the most important skill I could develop.<p>Of course, the best thing about those jobs …

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