"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 14, 2010 by  
Filed under Advice on Education, Blog, Education, Parenting

Tweet From TED Talks Child prodigy Adora Svitak says the world needs “childish” thinking: bold ideas, wild creativity and especially optimism. Kids’ big dreams deserve high expectations, she says, starting with grownups’ willingness to learn from children as much as to teach.

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Video: Business TV: Why youth culture matters to business

July 12, 2010 by  
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Tweet Business TV: Why youth culture matters to business Hear expert business advice from Anastasia Goodstein, Author and Founder, Ypulse, as she talks about the importance of youth culture to business and more business marketing tips for those eyeing Gen Y. Anastasia Goodstein: The first is that youth culture really defines the popular culture, so […]

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How to Purchase Commercial Real Estate

July 9, 2010 by  
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Tweet How to Purchase Commercial Real Estate If you’re thinking about purchasing office space, this guide will help you evaluate the pros and cons of leasing vs. buying, assemble a real estate search team, choose a location, and make the purchase. By Inc. Staff From Inc.com Every few years, the real estate market suffers through […]

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Six Steps to Successful Blogger Outreach

July 8, 2010 by  
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Tweet Six Steps to Successful Blogger Outreach By Norah Carroll From LavaRow.com According to a 2009 Nielsen Global Online Consumer Survey, 90 percent of Internet consumers have some degree of trust in recommendations from people they know; only 62 percent place their trust in television advertisements, and the numbers are even lower for other forms of […]

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5 YouTube Channels for Small Business Advice

July 8, 2010 by  
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Tweet 5 YouTube Channels for Small Biz Advice By Matt Silverman From Mashable.com This post originally appeared on the American Express OPEN Forum, where Mashable regularly contributes articles about leveraging social media and technology in small business. YouTube is an often overlooked tool for business, not only as an engagement and marketing platform, but as an educational […]

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Investing 101: How Bonds Are Priced

July 7, 2010 by  
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Tweet Investing 101: How Bonds Are Priced By Michael C. Thomsett From Mint.com Editor’s Note: Few things can kill a cocktail conversation like bond talk — and we are obviously not talking about the kind of bond preceded by “James.” Not only do most people think bonds are boring, they also find them incredibly confusing. If […]

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How Respecting Competition Wins Business

July 1, 2010 by  
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Tweet How Respecting Competition Wins Business What should you say when a prospective customer asks, “How are you different from your competition?” By Janine Popick From Inc.com We sell e-mail marketing services to small businesses like yours. During the course of every day, our amazing Customer Support department gets a ton of the phone calls, asking everything […]

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Are you a goal-getter?

June 25, 2010 by  
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Tweet Are You a Goal-Getter? 7 steps to achieving your goals By Scott Halford From Entrepreneur Magazine Online I recently overheard someone reply, when asked about her holiday weekend, “It was successful. My New Year’s resolution is to overeat on every major holiday. I figure I’m going to do it anyway; why not make it […]

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