Category Archives: Managing Growth

Why Would an Entrepreneur Want to Become a Multinational?

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Guest Contributor: Silvio Contessi Let’s be clear about what we mean by a multinational. This is a firm that extends beyond the borders of an individual nation and operates with affiliates and branches in at least two countries. A multinational organizes phases for producing goods and services to sell in different countries. For example, many car companies have mastered the

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EY Launches New Program To Support High-Growth Potential Global Entrepreneurs

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EY has launched Accelerating Entrepreneurs, a program to give six high-potential entrepreneurs from around the world support to scale up their business. Winners will receive expert one-to-one guidance, networking and insight sharing opportunities at EY’s World Entrepreneur Of The Year™ event in Monte Carlo, between 3-7 June 2015. Previously called Ready, Set, Grow, this year’s program has been renamed and

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How Michelin Earns Word of Mouth Influence in Social Media

The automotive industry has some of the most passionate talkers. Experts, enthusiasts, celebrities, car guys, and just people looking for answers to their car questions come to the same place: online forums. For brands like Michelin, that’s fantastic for market research, understanding their customers, and hearing what people have to say. But according to Michelin’s Digital Consumer Experience Manager, Carrie

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Why is an exit strategy important for entrepreneurs?

Harvesting from Your Venture’s Value This Article supports our belief that having a harvest goal in mind and creating an exit strategy to achieve it are what separate successful entrepreneurs from the rest. Clearly, the main objective of professional entrepreneurs is to create economic value. It is unfortunate that little attention in the entrepreneurial world has been given to exiting a business

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Global Entrepreneurship Program – Discussions of Going Global

FREE GLOBAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROGRAM Do you want to learn more about entrepreneurship and starting a business? We have the world’s first online global entrepreneurship program. Now it’s simple and easy to take online courses created and led by renowned experts in the field of entrepreneurship. DISCUSSIONS OF GOING GLOBAL LEARNING OBJECTIVES: – We define global mindset and global entrepreneurship –

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Why do entrepreneurs need a growth strategy?

Growth is the very essence of entrepreneurship. Growth is the only vehicle that will deliver returns to your investors. And as we discuss in a previous Article, uncertainty and risk are a vicious cycle in high growth-potential ventures. Uncertainty and risk increase because the number of elements in the venture increases, the differences among those elements increase, and the interdependencies among those

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Global Entrepreneurship Program – Managing the Rapidly Growing Venture

FREE GLOBAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROGRAM Do you want to learn more about entrepreneurship and starting a business? We have the world’s first online global entrepreneurship program. Now it’s simple and easy to take online courses created and led by renowned experts in the field of entrepreneurship. VALUE DRIVER #7 MANAGING THE RAPIDLY GROWING VENTURE LEARNING OBJECTIVES: – We cover how successful

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What are the benefits of strategic planning for entrepreneurs?

Your venture’s goals and strategy define the purpose and competitive advantage that will set it apart from others. Your goals help define your intent, and strategy is the plan of action that describes activities for dealing with the environment and for reaching your venture’s intended goals. When combined, goals and strategies define the scope of operations and the relationship with

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Why do entrepreneurs need a growth strategy?

Discussions about Creating Your Growth Strategy Growth is the very essence of entrepreneurship. Growth is the only vehicle that will deliver returns to your investors. And as we discuss in a previous Article, uncertainty and risk are a vicious cycle in high growth-potential ventures. Uncertainty and risk increase because the number of elements in the venture increases, the differences among those elements

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How do entrepreneurs find a value gap in their ecosystem for market entry?

Discussions About The Value Chain Some influential business thinkers, most notably Michael Porter at Harvard Business School, have introduced the concepts of value chains that we discuss here. When a company enters and competes in any industry it performs a number of discrete but interconnected value-creating activities. Examples are engineering and designing, producing and marketing, warehousing and shipping, and servicing and

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