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Farrell, Larry
November 2005
Across the Board;Nov/Dec2005, Vol. 42 Issue 6, p65
Trade Publication
Offers insights on entrepreneurship. Difference between growing a business and managing a company; Need to develop a product and find a customer; Factors to consider in retaining an employee.


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