How to contact organizations and people mentioned prominently in this issue. (Some listings have been omitted by request)

Each item is indexed to the beginning of the article in which it appears.

ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY VENTURES, 281 Winter St., Suite 350, Waltham, MA 02451; 781-290-0707; fax, 781-684-0045; www.atvcapital.com.

BATTELLE MEMORIAL INSTITUTE, 505 King Ave., Columbus, OH 43201-2693; 800-201-2011; solutions@battelle.org; www.battelle.org.

BIRTH & BEYOND, P.O. Box 16663, Rocky River, OH 44116; 440-333-4996.

BROWN, GIBBONS, LANG & CO., 1111 Superior Ave., Suite 900, Cleveland, OH 44114; 216-241-2800; fax, 216-241-7417; cleveland@bglco.com; www.bglco.com.

BUFFALO WILD WINGS, 600 S. Highway. 169, Suite 1919; Minneapolis, MN 55426; 612-593-9943; fax, 612-593-9787; www.buffalowildwings.com.

CATALOG SOURCE, Ed Brookmyer, 2 Central St., Framingham, MA 01701; 800-646-8941; ebrookmyer@aol.com; www.bareground.com.

COMMON SENSE ADVISORY, 8 Minuteman Dr., Chelmsford, MA 01824; 978-455-3450; info@commonsenseadvisory.com; www.commonsenseadvisory.com.

CROSS HILL PARTNERS, Christopher Shea, 20 Cross Hill Rd., Eastchester, NY 10707; 914-395-1125; www.crosshillpartners.com.

DAD GEAR, 107 S. Fair Oaks, Suite 221, Pasadena, CA 91105; 626-585-9131; fax, 323-227-1653; www.dadgear.com.

DESIGN EDGE, 316 N. Lamar Blvd., Austin, TX 78703; 512-477-5491; fax, 512-477-1245; www.designedge.com.

DESIGN PARTNERS, Michael Sullivan, 930 Detroit Ave., Suite E, Concord, CA 94518; 925-602-0880; sullivan@productdesignpartners.com; www.productdesignpartners.com.

ESTYLE, 865 S. Figueroa St., Suite 2720, Los Angeles, CA 90017; 213-488-6300; fax, 213-488-6310; www.estyle.com; www.babystyle.com.

E-TECHNOLOGIES ASSOCIATES, 611 Broadway, Suite 725, New York, NY 10012; 212-475-1100; fax, 212-475-1101; info@etechno.com; www.etechno.com.

ETHAN ALLEN INTERIORS, Ethan Allen Dr., Danbury, CT 06811; 203-743-8000; fax, 203-743-8298; www.ethanallen.com.

EVE.COM, 685 Market St., Suite 700, San Francisco, CA 94105; 415-348-8400; www.eve.com.

HERMITAGE ARTISTS, 437 Sixth Ave., Troy, NY 12182; 518-233-1257.

HIREMINDS.COM, P.O. Box 20687, New York, NY 10009; 212-995-0050; www.hireminds.com.

HOTJOBS.COM, 24 W. 40th St., 14th floor, New York, NY 10018; 212-302-0060; www.hotjobs.com.

IDIOM TECHNOLOGIES, 125 Cambridge Park Dr., 6th floor, Cambridge, MA 02140; 617-354-1822; fax, 617-354-3392; info@idiomtech.com; www.idiomtech.com.

INVENTION MACHINE, 133 Portland St., Boston, MA 02114; 800-595-5500; info@invention-machine.com; www.invention-machine.com.

INVENT RESOURCES, Richard Pavelle, P.O. Box 548, Lexington, MA 02420-0005; 781-862-0200; rp@world.std.com; www.weinvent.com.

K2 DESIGN, 30 Broad St., 16th floor, New York, NY 10004; 212-301-8800; fax, 212-301-8801; www.k2design.com.

LIZ LANGE MATERNITY, 1020 Lexington Ave., New York, NY 10021; 888-616-5777; fax, 212-717-9149; www.lizlange.com.

PACE COMMUNICATIONS, 1301 Carolina St., Greensboro, NC 27401; 336-378-6065; fax, 336-273-4808.

PACIFIC CONSULTANTS, Chuck Byer, 1320 Villa St., Mountain View, CA 94041; 650-691-6780; ccbyer@pacificconsultants.com; www.pacificconsultants.com.

PRAGMATIC VISION, 225 Friend St., Boston, MA 02114; 617-227-6400; lewis@pragmaticvision.com; www.pragmaticvision.com.

QUALLABY, 2 Burlington Woods, Burlington, MA 01803; 781-221-6800; www.quallaby.com.

R&D MAGAZINE, Tim Studt, 2000 Clearwater Dr., Oak Brook, IL 60523; 630-320-7168; tstudt@cahners.com; www.rdmag.com.

RAPHAEL AND RAPHAEL, 52 Church St., Boston, MA 02116; 617-357-0100; fax, 617-542-0034; info@rrllp.com.

SALON.COM, 706 Mission St., 2nd floor, San Francisco, CA 94103; 415-882-8720; fax, 415-882-8728; www.salon.com.

SPROUT GROUP, 277 Park Ave., 21st floor, New York, NY 10172; 212-892-3600; fax, 212-892-3444; www.sproutgroup.com.

SRI INTERNATIONAL, 333 Ravenswood Ave., Menlo Park, CA 94025; 650-859-4771; www.sri.com.

VERSATILE SYSTEMS, 19105 36th Ave. West, #103, Lynnwood, WA 98036; 800-262-1633; fax, 425-712-0326; www.versatile-systems.com.

TMP WORLDWIDE, 1633 Broadway, 33rd floor, New York, NY 10019; 212-977-4200; fax, 212-956-2142; www.tmpw.com.

CLIFFORD A. WALLACH, Art & Americana, 277 W. 10th St., PH-H, New York, NY 10014; 212-243-1007; tramprt@aol.com.

WORLDSTREET, 465 Medford St., Boston, MA 02129-1454; 617-918-2500; fax, 617-918-2501; info@worldstreet.com; www.worldstreet.com.


Editorial Contributors

Nancy K. Austin, a contributor to Inc., is the coauthor, with Tom Peters, of A Passion for Excellence.

Dr. Steven Berglas is a clinical psychologist and management consultant on the faculty of both UCLA's Anderson School of Management and Harvard Medical School.

Anne Marie Borrego is a researcher at Inc.

Norm Brodsky is the CEO of CitiStorage, in Brooklyn, N.Y.

Leigh Buchanan is a senior editor at Inc.

Bo Burlingham is an editor-at-large at Inc.

Donna Fenn is a contributing editor at Inc.

Jill Andresky Fraser is Inc.'s finance editor.

David H. Freedman is a contributor to Inc.

George Gendron is Inc.'s editor-in-chief.

Mike Hofman is a staff writer at Inc.

Michael Hopkins is the executive editor of Inc.

Arthur Lubow is a freelance writer based in New York City.

Cheryl McManus is Inc.'s editorial administrator.

Ilan Mochari is a researcher at Inc.

Jeffrey L. Seglin is an editor-at-large at Inc.

Lee H. Smith is a freelance writer based in New York City.