Have a written plan.
Keep your ego in check and listen to others.
Keep track of everything, and manage by the numbers.
Delegate to employees and avoid micromanaging them.
Use the Internet.
Reinvent your business.
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Cultural change in family firms: Anticipating and managing business and family transitions
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The performance prism: The scorecard for measuring and managing business success
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Managing business process flows
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The secrets to managing business analytics projects
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Managing business and professional communication
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Managing Business Processes via Workflow Technology.
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A Reference Architecture for Managing Business Process Variants.
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Managing Business Process Flexibility and Reuse through Business Process Lines.
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