How to Start a General Corporation in Delaware

How to Start a General Corporation in Delaware

You have a brilliant idea for a new business, and you have started to get some traction.  Now you need a company.  This article will summarize a step by step guide that teaches you how to start a Delaware C corporation and file all the necessary documents with the...
Hack for Getting Kids to Eat Greens

Hack for Getting Kids to Eat Greens

A few weeks ago, I heard a sound bite on the radio asking how to get kids to eat green vegetables.  They discussed how it was impossible to get their own kids to eat healthy.  I wanted to call in but had to get out of the car before radio listeners gave their advice. ...
Joining The Board of Directors at MANCEF

Joining The Board of Directors at MANCEF

David has recently joined the board of directors for MANCEF an organization that specializes in the commercialization of emerging technologies. David is currently helping shape the future direction of the new MANCEF. This is a major effort to grow the organization and...
Integrity and Authenticity Set the Foundation – Character Makes a Leader

Integrity and Authenticity Set the Foundation – Character Makes a Leader

The embodiment of integrity, truthfulness and strong moral principles, form the foundation of leadership. People are drawn to leaders who are trustworthy because they are reliable, their words are confirmed in action, their motives are transparent, and words will be held in confidence when requested. Over the last several years I have been involved in numerous merger and acquisitions and partnership discussions and trust was always carefully weighed in the decision process. If trust was lost between parties during due diligence or the negotiation, a business deal never occurred.

Blow Executives Away with this 1-Page Financial Summary of Your Product Proposal

Blow Executives Away with this 1-Page Financial Summary of Your Product Proposal

After sitting through numerous agonizing product reviews filled with pages of lacking, unnecessary and differing content, it was apparent a new approach was needed. Executives often only have minutes to review a business case and approve quote submission and capital investment. Hence it is desired to have key financial metrics in a clear and concise 1-page summary for efficient decision making.

Achieving Greater Top Line Growth from R&D with Lower Costs

Achieving Greater Top Line Growth from R&D with Lower Costs

R&D is essential for developing a continuous stream of new products that generate top line growth at healthy margins. In most cases short term investor demands for profit are at odds with funding of new product development and long term business sustainability. R&D is a line item often caught in tug-a-war. Is it possible to reduce time to market of new products by 20% while lowering R&D cost burden 10%? Yes, using four proven strategies that will create VAST growth in revenue and profits.

How To Negotiate A Pay Increase Or New Salary

How To Negotiate A Pay Increase Or New Salary

Great negotiation skills are an absolute necessity in business. Almost everything is negotiated including price, terms, specifications, schedule, etc. If you provide high value to your current employer or will to your future employer, you deserve to be compensated accordingly. Inflationary 3% increases for top performers so investors and top management can walk away with large profits and bonuses is unfair and plagued with greed. You accepting this is an even greater outrage. Do not settle for the status-quo, practice negotiation and use it to advance your career. Below are four critical steps to succeed in salary negotiation:

12 Interview Questions To Efficiently Find A Well Rounded Leader

12 Interview Questions To Efficiently Find A Well Rounded Leader

Finding well rounded leaders is extremely difficult. This can take a tremendous amount of time you don’t have. To improve the efficiency of this process, below are 12 honed questions I have found to effectively screen the best candidates and reasons why.

What is your passion and how do you pursue it?

Ensure their passion is aligned with the objective of the business. If not, stop the interview and move on to the next candidate because they will only be working for a paycheck. They will not treat your business like their own.

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