"You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.
You must do the thing which you think you cannot do." -Eleanor Roosevelt

July 21, 2010 by  
Filed under Blog, Principles, Success

Tweet Small Biz Davids vs. Goliath Can’t compete with the big guys? Meet three small companies – a book publisher, a hotel chain, and a doughnut maker – that can. By Jessica Shambora From Fortune.com BLURB VS. RODALE The challenge: Will established authors embrace Blurb’s online platform over traditional book publishers like Rodale? What they did: […]

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Retiring? What to do with your 401(k)

July 21, 2010 by  
Filed under Blog, Investing, Investment Advice, Investment Plans, Money, Saving

Tweet Retiring? What to do with your 401(k) By Walter Updegrave From CNN Money (Money Magazine) — Question: When I retire, should leave my money in my company’s 401(k) or roll it into an IRA? –Mark, Plymouth, Minnesota Answer: I hate to start with that overused phrase “it depends.” But the fact is that the right answer […]

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Nell Merlino on What Holds Women Entrepreneurs Back

July 21, 2010 by  
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Tweet Nell Merlino on What Holds Women Entrepreneurs Back The founder of Make Mine a Million $ Business explains why her effort to get 1 million women-owned companies to $1 million in annual revenue by 2010 didn’t pan out By Karen E. Klein From Business Week In 2005, when she launched Make Mine a Million $ Business, […]

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So You Want to Be Your Own Boss…

Tweet So You Want to Be Your Own Boss… 8 tips to get you going, even if you don’t know where to start By Tamara Monosoff From Entrepreneur.com If you want to start a business but don’t know where to start, don’t worry–you are not alone. In fact, given the new economic reality of our time, […]

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How to Create an Overnight Success

July 21, 2010 by  
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Tweet How to Create an Overnight Success Natalie Zaun just wanted to make a few extra bucks. What she got is a six-figure business that just keeps growing. By Natalie Zaun From Entrepreneur.com While chasing kids around the kitchen in the fall of 2006, a friend and I decided we wanted to do more than […]

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Harry Potter and Personal Branding

July 20, 2010 by  
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Tweet Harry Potter and Personal Branding By Nick Nanton and J.W. Dicks From Fast Company The Wizarding World of Harry Potter opened at Universal Studios Orlando June 18 and the studio is reporting rising attendance and guest spending. This is of particular significance since Universal’s theme park attendance had been hurt by the global recession […]

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Video: Health Risks and Employee Productivity

July 20, 2010 by  
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Tweet Wayne Burton, MD, Adjunct Professor University of Illinois, Chicago. Discussing Health Risks and Employee Productivity.

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Social Media Draws a Crowd

July 20, 2010 by  
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Tweet Social Media Draws a Crowd Start-Ups and Established Agencies Look to Carve a Niche in Online Action By Suzanne Vranica From Wall Street Journal As more and more advertising dollars flow into social media, some Madison Avenue firms are seeking to grab a piece of the action. But it will be a tough fight […]

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A Test to Identify Entrepreneurs

July 20, 2010 by  
Filed under 21st Century Job Search, Blog, Careers, Entrepreneurs

Tweet A Test to Identify Entrepreneurs Harvard researchers have a way to help banks screen loan applicants easily. The goal: to spur lending to small and midsized companies in the developing world By Caroline Winter From Business Week 1. Do you like taking things apart to see how they work? 2. Do you enjoy going […]

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Workplace Wellness Seems to Really Work

July 20, 2010 by  
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Tweet Workplace Wellness Seems to Really Work Investing in employee health cuts medical costs and ups productivity, heart experts say By Robert Preidt From MSN Health and Fitness WEDNESDAY, Sept. 30 (HealthDay News) — Workplace wellness programs are an effective way to reduce major risk factors for heart disease, such as smoking, obesity, high blood […]

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