"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

Tweet   By Erica Diamond That was the question I asked 25 Grade 2 students this morning. And I got a gamut of answers, “A businessman, a lawyer, a nurse, a doctor, a spy like my mom (hmmm okay), an opera singer (yes I laughed too), a celebrity (what career is that exactly?), a baseball […]

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Cash-In on your Passion: Gary Vaynerchuk talks business in the 21st Century

October 10, 2010 by  
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Tweet “Ask yourself ,  what do I want to do for the rest of my life.”  Words to live by.  Gary Vaynerchuk  is definately irreverent but he says it like it is and some of us that need to hear it..well, need to hear it in HIS way. His book Crush IT is must read and will […]

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Unleash Your Inner Guerrilla Marketer

July 12, 2010 by  
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Tweet Unleash Your Inner Guerrilla Marketer Social media is the ultimate energy vs. money marketing tool–put it to work for your business. By Barbara Findlay Schenck From Entrepreneur.com Jay Conrad Levinson coined the term “guerrilla marketing” in the 1980s, defining it as an approach for “achieving conventional goals, such as profits and joy, with unconventional […]

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Turning a Part-time Passion Into a Full-Time Enterprise

July 12, 2010 by  
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Tweet Turning a Part-time Passion Into a Full-Time Enterprise A part-time business gives you the opportunity to develop your business model and learn from your mistakes. As your business grows you reach a pivotal moment: Do you maintain the status quo or push the envelope and go full time? By Susan Solovic From FastCompany.com Twin […]

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Women’s World Banking Brings Credit To The Third World

July 12, 2010 by  
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Tweet Women’s World Banking Brings Credit To The Third World From Forbes.com Mary Ellen Iskenderian remembers the moment when she discovered her purpose in life. As a child, her parents often took her to visit her father’s family in Turkey where she saw, for the first time, people living in utter poverty. She remembers thinking, […]

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The Most Successful Teen Celebrity Entrepreneurs

July 1, 2010 by  
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Tweet The Most Successful Teen Celebrity Entrepreneurs The recipe for success is to do one thing really well, diversify and go viral. By Maureen Farrell From Forbes Magazine Online It’s hard enough to land a line in a TV commercial, let alone snag a starring role in a feature film. Or bag a record contract. […]

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Grasshopper is a Phone system helping Entrepreneurs Change the World.

June 30, 2010 by  
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Tweet   This video is marketing genius.  It pulls at the heart of every Entrepreneur that is struggling to make things happen with their IDEA.  It also reminds me of the various ways to market your product in this day and age.  This video has gone viral.  Never before in history could you go ‘viral’ with […]

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Video: These Kids Mean Business

June 29, 2010 by  
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Tweet Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Clarence Page looks at the role of entrepreneurship education as a way to help change the lives of at-risk youth. Centered on budding entrepreneurs across the country and the programs created to foster their interest and understanding of the free-market, the documentary tells the tale of underserved youth creating and living […]

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The 50 top business gurus – Accenture.com

June 24, 2010 by  
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Tweet The 50 Top Business Gurus The first authoritative ranking of business intellectuals offers managers and executives an objective way to evaluate who’s who among purveyors of management advice and new ideas. From Accenture.com Outlook Journal, January 2003 To read offline: Download this article [PDF, 334KB] If you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it. […]

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