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Invent, Reinvent, Thrive: The Keys to Success for Any Start-Up, Entrepreneur, or Family Business by Lloyd Shefsky

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Changing Times Call for New Skill Sets

REINVENTION OF ENTREPRENEURS AND OF THEIR ENTREPREneurial businesses might best be described with a Gantt chart. This is a horizontal bar chart that illustrates a time sequence with start and finish dates of different phases of the sequence. Each stage overlaps somewhat with those preceding and following it. The stages are a combination of in-series and in-tandem projects but always float in parallel zones. As one leader scales down and a successor is revving up, they are depicted on a Gannt chart by parallel bars that overlap a point of time, say, at the point of succession.

Of course in every company egos, greed, and other emotions become manifest, but they should be overcome with discipline, good governance, ...

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