Read the entire all in startup book and present to me the top five (5) lessons learned from your perspective.

Read the entire All In Startup book and present to me the top five (5) lessons learned from your perspective. Tell why those are the five most important takeaways from the book and how they apply to the key concepts you have learned in the course. This book reflection must be 3-5 well written, grammatically correct pages written and formatted in a professional manner.

Potential ramifications associated with diversity, equity, and inclusion.

The purpose of this exercise is to (1) encounter an ethical dilemma associated with a corporate
decision; (2) research and articulate a framework or methodology for dealing with the fact
pattern from a commercial and ethical and socially responsible perspective; and (3) apply your
framework / methodology as you examine, assess, and evaluate the dilemma, including assessing
potential ramifications associated with diversity, equity, and inclusion.
You may pick from any of the scenerios that are listed in the files.

Discussion 2: doing a gap analysis is important (abby bakes and writing a business plan)

Discussion 2: Doing a Gap Analysis is Important (Abby Bakes and Writing a Business Plan)
In this Discussion, you will first watch the scenario below entitled Abby Bakes. Abby needs to complete a gap analysis and also needs a solid business plan. After you watch the scenario, then click on the YouTube video, “Writing a Business Plan,” to identify all the elements needed for a basic business plan. Share your thoughts and insights on both in 100 words. Be sure to cite the video (citation is listed below) in your posting. Reply to a classmate and submit before the due date.
https://bconline.broward.edu/content/Term2023/547770-BUSVBUSA_GEB2112705201/Scenario-%20Abby%20Bakes/story.html

Play the first video segment of the teneshia taylor interview introducing hersel

Play the first video segment of the Teneshia Taylor Interview introducing herself and how she became an entrepreneur. Based on what you learned in the first assignment from the entrepreneur you interviewed, complete the attached table of all the characteristics in common you found in Teneshia, your entrepreneur, and yourself. The table can be completed by accessing the “Assignment 2 Form” below. If you are unable to detect the characteristics from Teneshia or your entrepreneur, leave that box blank. Complete the assignment by writing up your self-reflection on three of the characteristics you already demonstrate providing a clear example of each in about 100 words. Complete by the due date and time indicated in the syllabus
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What was their motivation?

Core Assignment:
Read the following Case Studies from the Social Enterprise Sourcebook
Ocean Village Ventures: The Readiness is All
Esperanza Unida Inc-POWER COMES 3. FROM BELOW
GREYSTON BAKERY-WHEN BEN MET BERNIE
Choose one of the case studies and write a 2-4 essay describing the challenges, obstacles, and setbacks that these entrepreneurs in setting business ventures to improve the lives of clients, employees, and residents in the community while at the same time building profitable enterprises. Answer the following questions:
What was their motivation?
How were the lives of the people when they interacted with them improved?
In what way did the communities improve?
What lessons can be learned about how free enterprise can uplift and improve the livelihoods of people if used positively?
Paper or essay rubric
All essays or papers, word worksheets, templates, and individualized student projects for this course should be emailed directly to the instructor at < >pro or uploaded into the completed assignment portal on Populi by the given deadline. Papers should be written using Microsoft Word, and should conform to the following format:
12-point Times New Roman font
Double-spaced
1-inch margins all around
Must include a title
Should be revised and edited for spelling, grammar, and other errors
If references are used, correct citation in MLA style 8th edition is required (a pdf copy of the MLA style 8th edition is uploaded into the Populi portal for general access and reference for the students in this course).
Word length or limit will be given for each assignment
All completed papers will also be checked for copy through an online AI program call Citation Machine. Any evidence of significant copy will result in a failing grade for the assignment.
Note-Even though this course is resource-rich in terms of textbooks, articles, videos, and guides, I strongly urge all students in this course to use the online library here at Underwood University. Our university library has a variety of academic texts, books, peer-reviewed journals, studies, and videos that will greatly assist you in sourcing references for your essays.
Group Discussion Topic:
Read and Review:
The following article was written by Dr. Surabhi Singh in the Times of India: Social entrepreneurship_ A silent support for business and society
Group Discussion Topic: and answer the following question in the group discussion forum
In what ways has Social entrepreneurship and micro-enterprises raised the standard of living through self-sufficiency in India? Please feel free to give examples, personal experiences, or success stories that you have witnessed.

What are your resources? – swot

You have been given the opportunity to take over the family business, an Ace Franchise Hardware store. The reason being, your father has become ill and cannot work the store any longer. Your father is 68 years old and has had the store for 38 years. Both of your parents depend on the income from the store for their financial well being and do not have the needed savings to completely retire. They have always had a very good income from the store but due to their medical expenses have not been able to put away the needed retirement savings. You have a brother who is a CPA and a sister who is a dentist, neither have any interest in the hardware store but totally support your taking the store for your future success and to help the parents. You have always liked the hardware stores and worked in it while attending college to get your business degree. You are the district manager for Global Paint and Adhesives, and know all the other retailers and contractors in the area. It would be very easy for you to give up your job and take over the hardware store. Your spouse is totally supportive of you going into your own business.
The town where you live is growing very fast and more businesses are coming into the area and employment is increasing which also increases construction and home building. The growth potential looks very good for the next 20 years and all economic signs are favorable. The store has always done well, even during times of recession. You grew up in the area and know many of the people in the community due to your civic involvement. You know this is a tremendous opportunity and your chance for the kind of success in life you have always wanted.
PERTINENT INFORMATION AND QUESTIONS
How do you make the decision to proceed with this opportunity?
Home Depot is already in the area. Lowes is coming to the area also – Competition
Your father owns the building free and clear
How do you prepare to acquire the store? Risk analysis
What is your strategy for success?
Who could you partner with in this endeavor?
What are your resources? – SWOT
Show your business plan – Written example
What type of business ownership will you form?
Who would you choose as advisors and consultants?
What is your basic marketing strategy?
What are your social and ethical responsibilities?
What are your long term plans for your business success?

How do you prepare to acquire the store?

You have been given the opportunity to take over the family business, an Ace Franchise Hardware store. The reason being, your father has become ill and cannot work the store any longer. Your father is 68 years old and has had the store for 38 years. Both of your parents depend on the income from the store for their financial well being and do not have the needed savings to completely retire. They have always had a very good income from the store but due to their medical expenses have not been able to put away the needed retirement savings. You have a brother who is a CPA and a sister who is a dentist, neither have any interest in the hardware store but totally support your taking the store for your future success and to help the parents. You have always liked the hardware stores and worked in it while attending college to get your business degree. You are the district manager for Global Paint and Adhesives, and know all the other retailers and contractors in the area. It would be very easy for you to give up your job and take over the hardware store. Your spouse is totally supportive of you going into your own business.
The town where you live is growing very fast and more businesses are coming into the area and employment is increasing which also increases construction and home building. The growth potential looks very good for the next 20 years and all economic signs are favorable. The store has always done well, even during times of recession. You grew up in the area and know many of the people in the community due to your civic involvement. You know this is a tremendous opportunity and your chance for the kind of success in life you have always wanted.
PERTINENT INFORMATION AND QUESTIONS
How do you make the decision to proceed with this opportunity?
Home Depot is already in the area. Lowes is coming to the area also – Competition
Your father owns the building free and clear
How do you prepare to acquire the store? Risk analysis
What is your strategy for success?
Who could you partner with in this endeavor?
What are your resources? – SWOT
Show your business plan – Written example
What type of business ownership will you form?
Who would you choose as advisors and consultants?
What is your basic marketing strategy?
What are your social and ethical responsibilities?
What are your long term plans for your business success?

Do they all agree, are there any un-clarities or conflicting discussions?

Critical essay paper
Subject: Service Innovation; Go into depth with the arguments in the chosen area. Find additional literature, identify the core concepts and theories and do a critical review. Do they all agree, are there any un-clarities or conflicting discussions? You may wish to delimit your focus on an aspect that you find troubling, confusing, or inconsistent.
Sources:
* Tether, B. Services, Innovation and Managing Service Innovation, in The Oxford Handbook of Innovation Management, eds Dodgeson, Gann and Philips, Oxford
* Michel, S. S. Brown and A. Gallan (2008), Service-Logic Innovations: How to Innovate Customers, Not Products, California Management Review, Vol. 50, No. 3 Spring
* den Hertog, P. W. van der Aa, and M. de Jong, (2010), Capabilities for managing service innovation: towards a conceptual framework, Journal of Service Management, Vol. 21 Iss: 4 pp. 490 – 514
* Gallouj, F. (2002) Innovation in services and the attendant old and new myths, Journal of Socio-Economics, 31 (2002) 137–154