Business in Action, 9th Ed.
Chapter 6: Entrepreneurship and Small-Business Ownership
Many Americans dream of starting a business and — despite recent economic downturns — they continue to pursue this dream more than ever.
"New technologies, evolving customer demands, and societal shifts are rapidly changing the business landscape.
"If you decide to make the leap and launch a business, the people in your life -- from family and friends to investors -- will all have opinions that they will gladly share with you, sometimes whether you ask them to or not.
Understanding cash flow is an essential business skill, and this approach makes it easy.
This brief presentation explains the key points to look for in a balance sheet.
See what investors look for in a company’s income statement.
Use the quick ratio to see how healthy an investment target—or potential employer—is.
MIT career advisor Lily Zhang handpicked these talks for the insights they can give all job hunters.
In this talk at Google, Gina Barnett shares some essentials of using your body as an effective speaking instrument.
Watch this tutorial to see how to create effective Prezi presentations.
See how the Business Model Canvas helps entrepreneurs define their business models before moving ahead with more-formal planning.
Professor Bob Bontempo explains how persuading and negotiating are complementary but distinctly different skill sets.
Opportunities to grow and to do meaningful work are essential to employee motivation.
The TED playlist on leadership offers dozens of presentations by leaders from across the spectrum of human endeavor.
Currency futurist Neha Narula explores the potential ramifications of cryptocurrency.
We asked 8 entrepreneurs from the Inc.
Follow these simple tips to get the most from your next brainstorming session.
Free writing can be a great way to come up with material for a writing project and to get more comfortable with the process of writing.
Etiquette expert Barbara Pachter offers tips to help you get comfortable at business lunches and dinners.
"Did you know that there are TWO L sounds in American English?
"Are you open about the areas where you want help?
"In this American English pronunciation lesson you will learn the key to the Perfect P sound and how P is different from B.
"There are about 7,000 languages spoken around the world -- and they all have different sounds, vocabularies and structures.
"Is there a difference between 'low' and 'law'?
"There are lies, there are big lies, and then there are myths.