"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

A Test to Identify 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 […]

Becoming an Entrepreneurial Expat

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 […]

Feature: Junior Achievement’s efforts to teach kids around the world about business

Tweet Feature: Junior Achievement’s efforts to teach kids around the world about business By Kate Foley, Fearless Ambition When people think of Junior Achievement, the first thing that comes to mind may be the JA they experienced when they were a kid. “Their perception that all we do is teach kids how to make lamps […]

Some find jobs overseas…teaching English

June 18, 2010 by  
Filed under 21st Century Job Search, Blog, Careers

Tweet Some Find Jobs Overseas … Teaching English By Catherine Durkin, Kristen Aguirre and Louis McGill From ChicagoStorytelling.com Late in the afternoon, John Bacon’s students begin to get aggravated with their English teacher. But their teacher is quick to remind them that if they have a bad attitude it’s not going to be a fun class. […]

Business Networking Opportunities with BNI

June 15, 2010 by  
Filed under Blog, Networking Groups, Social Media

Tweet BNI, the world’s largest referral organization, is a corporation focused on expanding its members businesses through networking and social media. It teaches the fundamentals of networking in the 21st Century. There are literally thousands of chapters in the U.S. alone, usually with many specific types of business groups in one city. To take advantage […]