Research shows that women hold 52% of professional and managerial positions but the numbers decrease as women move up. It’s time to shift that dynamic! AMA New York is thrilled to host a monthly virtual series featuring six separate conversations with women who are redefining marketing. Young Mi Park, adjunct lecturer at Columbia University and Rutgers Business School, will interview female marketing executives about how they have navigated their careers and have developed their own leadership styles. At the end of each interview, there will be a 30 minute live “Ask Me Anything” session where you will have the opportunity to ask questions and get a needed boost of inspiration to help start a new leadership endeavor or to take your career to the next level.

October 22: Conversation with Michelle Chiantera, vice president Americas Growth Marketing, Cisco

Join this special virtual opportunity to hear from Michelle Chiantera, vice president

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​​​Steps for Setting up Shop

When starting a new business, there are important decisions to make and rules and procedures to be addressed. Fi​rst and foremost, are you
required to register your business in Oregon?

Although there is no single source for all filing requirements, the following steps will assist in starting your business.

1. Do your research

The
Business Xpress​ is a cooperative effort of state agencies and your first stop for starting a business in Oregon.  The

How to Start a Business in Oregon guide provides a
checklist to guide you through the process of registering your business.

2. Create a business plan

It helps to begin with a plan. A business plan is a blueprint of every aspect of your business. Sales, marketing, advertising, promotion and location are some aspects of creating a plan. For a tutorial on creating a business plan,

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Business organization, an entity formed for the purpose of carrying on commercial enterprise. Such an organization is predicated on systems of law governing contract and exchange, property rights, and incorporation.

Business enterprises customarily take one of three forms: individual proprietorships, partnerships, or limited-liability companies (or corporations). In the first form, a single person holds the entire operation as his personal property, usually managing it on a day-to-day basis. Most businesses are of this type. The second form, the partnership, may have from 2 to 50 or more members, as in the case of large law and accounting firms, brokerage houses, and advertising agencies. This form of business is owned by the partners themselves; they may receive varying shares of the profits depending on their investment or contribution. Whenever a member leaves or a new member is added, the firm must be reconstituted as a new partnership. The third form,

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The Bell group, instead of being driven from the field, were at once lifted to a higher level in the business world.

Most of them were well- known business men–the Bradleys, the Saltonstalls, Fay, Silsbee, and Carlton.

There was a spirit of confidence and enterprise; and the next step, clearly, was to create a business organization.

Vail, took his seat as General Manager in a tiny office in Reade Street, New York, and the building of the business began.

Bell invented the telephone; Watson constructed it; Sanders financed it; Hubbard introduced it; and Vail put it on a business basis.

The new General Manager had, of course, no experience in the telephone business. Neither had any one else.

So, just as Amos Kendall had left the post office service thirty years before to establish the telegraph business, Theodore N.

“We have the only original telephone patents,” he wrote;

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