Entrepreneur Resources

Check here often for resources from Risk Alternatives and around the world about how to build stronger, more resilient, more scalable startups and small businesses.  Sign up for our Clarity Tips and access our free entrepreneur resources.

Resources from Risk Alternatives:

Podcast – What is risk management?

Performing a risk inventory

Creating a risk register

Resources from around the Web:

General Small Business Resources

Startup Stash – resources for startups

Smarta – British blog of startup resources.

StartupDonut – tools and resources (British)

NFIB Small Business Playbook – resources from the National Federation of Independent Business

HBR.org – The Harvard Business Review’s blog. Great materials, and not just for large companies.

 

Operational Resources

BootstrappersBible – Seth Godin’s classic ChangeThis manifesto about starting and growing a business with nothing

StartupLessonsLearned – The blog of Eric Ries, the founder of the Lean Startup Movement

 

Financial Resources

Monitoring the Health and Growth of Your Business (from ianrpubs.unl.edu)

How to talk to your board about risk (from strategy-business.com)

 

Compliance Resources

Whistleblower protection (from oecd.org)

Talent Management Resources

TrueTeamBuilding (from ChangeThis)

David Zinger Employee Engagement

 

Marketing/Reputation Management Resources

PR Daily – resources for public relations and crisis management

Duct Tape Marketing – John Jantsch’s blog for startup and small business marketing

Convince and Convert – Jay Baer’s marketing blog

HubSpot Blogs/Marketing – Hubspot inbound marketing blog

 

Sales Resources

HubSpot Blogs/Sales – Hubspot inbound sales blog

 

Risk Management Resources

Risk Management Monitor – excellent blog on risk management issues.