Management Resources for Internet Businesses - Web Articles

  • What To Do If Your Startup Is About To Fail
    Here is yet another truly helpful article by entrepreneur Jason Calacanis on keeping your business going, or letting it go. He makes several great points about entrepreneurs gaining credibility …
  • Startup Advisory boards
    Our first recommendation to anyone starting a business is to seek a few advisors. We have gained invaluable experience and advice by have advisors who knew the busines we were in. This article …
  • Considering D and O Insurance
    In the Spartina network, we have seen policies range from $1,700-$5,000 for the first million in coverage.

    This article provides an overview and encourages you to seek a few quotes. Seek a …

  • Startups in a Recession Grow, but Slow
    Here's a great article to read if you are uncertain about going ahead with your startup during a downcycle. The answer is to go for it. As the article states, ""At this point, it would be hard for …
  • HBS Working Knowledge
    If you want one place to go for in-depth research on just about any business topic, try this site. They gather the research of the Harvard Faculty here, and categorize it according to topic and …
  • What’s the difference between Mission and Vision?
    The more you know about creating mission and vision, the more inspired your company will be about what you are all about. More than that, you will actually KNOW what you …
  • 3 Statements That Can Change the World: Mission / Vision / Values
    Creating a mission and vision statement is more than putting words on a piece of paper. It is some that becomes a compelling beacon for the future of your company, and, in the case of non-profits, …
  • Basics of Developing Mission, Vision and Values Statements
    Why reinvent the wheel when everyone has already struggled through the process of creating a vision? Here’s an article that gives you some pointers on how to go about clarifying what your …
  • SMART Goal Setting -Specific for Cubicle Warriors
    Not everyone agrees on the definition of SMART, the acronym for goals. In this interesting look, we find an updated way of understanding goal setting, especially on an …
  • A Definition for Business Ethics
    No business can start on the right foot without that foot standing in Business Ethics. But what do we mean by that term? Is it something that can be pinned down. The author of this article does a …
  • Memo Writing
    Writing a good memo is a key part of being a good executive. You set the style for the rest of the company. Here’s a simple look at the basics. By now you may already know how to write a …
  • Creating S.M.A.R.T. Goals
    Here’s another look at creating SMART Goals that will help your executive team.
  • SMART Goals
    The standard for goal-setting is to make goals SMART. This article looks at what that means in practical terms.
  • Building a Great Board, Boards and Advisors
    Inc. is known for its quality content; here they put their skills to use in an essential area for start-ups: building the board.
  • Building a Board of Directors
    Another good resource to help you understand the role of the board and how to work with them.
  • Leadership vs. Management
    If you don’t yet know the difference between leading and managing, take time to read this article. It will make your business run ever more smoothly.
  • Small Business Management: Advice and Guides
    Here’s a great article on some of the key management issues you face starting your new business.