"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  
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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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A Test to Identify Entrepreneurs

July 20, 2010 by  
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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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Becoming an Entrepreneurial Expat

July 15, 2010 by  
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Tweet Becoming an Entrepreneurial Expat Thinking of launching a business abroad? Here’s what you need to know. By Michelle Goodman From Entrepreneur.com After working in Mexico City as a manufacturer’s representative for two years, Elizabeth Helsley thought about returning to her hometown of San Diego to start her own company. Then she ran the numbers […]

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10 Great Seasonal Summer Businesses

July 14, 2010 by  
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Tweet 10 Great Seasonal Summer Businesses See the slideshow at Inc.com. What makes Hawaiian Rumble, in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, worthy of hosting the Masters of mini golf? A 40-foot volcano that shoots 15-foot flames. “It rumbles so loud, it shakes the ground,” says owner Robert Detwiler, who also started the U.S. ProMiniGolf Association. […]

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Business Tips from Small-Town USA

July 14, 2010 by  
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Tweet Business Tips from Small-Town USA By Kasey Wehrum From Inc.com Survival stories from rural entrepreneurs. From the pages of The Oklahoman comes a reminder to big-city entrepreneurs that their rural counterparts may operate under a different set of circumstances, but they still have some important lessons to teach on how to run a business. […]

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How to Improve Your Financial IQ

July 14, 2010 by  
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Tweet How to Improve Your Financial IQ Stop avoiding your numbers–there’s nothing to be afraid of and everything to gain. By Peri Pakroo From Entrepreneur.com Like many things we know are good for us–exercise, getting a good night’s sleep, laying off the French fries–keeping careful track of yourbusiness‘s finances is one of those must-do tasks […]

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It’s All in Your Head

Tweet It’s All in Your Head When it comes to your business, are you tapping into power you already have? By Allison Nazarian From Entrepreneur.com It’s been said that there is no stronger, faster or more powerful tool on earth than the human brain. Yet when it comes to our businesses, too few of us fully […]

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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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