"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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Suze Orman Shares Investing Common Sense With Women & Money

October 11, 2010 by  
Filed under Advice on Money, Blog, Books to Read, Money

Tweet By Lisa Manyon Women & Money ~ Owning the Power to Control Your Destiny Money is a topic you either embrace or avoid. Orman’s book delivers straight talk on investing for women and building individual wealth. Personally I’ve always known just enough about investing to put some money away each month and I rely […]

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How to Quickly Determine the Value of Commercial Property for Sale

Tweet The value of a commercial property for sale is determined by using some simple formulas that are based upon the amount of net operating income that the property produces each year. So when you are looking at a commercial property for sale, one of the first things that you’ll want to ask the broker […]

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NBC Today Show: Successful Entrepreneurs with Dyslexia

October 10, 2010 by  
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Tweet More and more entrepreneurs are  saying they  had symptoms of Dyslexia in school.  An early  lifetime of difficulties & challenges faced in the classroom by those suffering from Dyslexia  can lead to success later when they learn to compensate with other skills.  Some of those skills are;  developing new ways of doing things, delegating responsibility and problem solving.  These areas […]

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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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Stop Making Excuses for not being Profitable!

Tweet I hear a lot of excuses from people as to why they aren’t profitable or why they can’t get a business up and running online.  It’s the same story different day.  For years people have been guilty of procrastination and excuses.  It’s part of our make-up, it’s in our DNA.  It’s only when we […]

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Tedx Conference entirely for Youth: by Angela Maiers

October 10, 2010 by  
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Tweet I am a huge fan of TED, a platform for the nation’s biggest and brightest thinkers to spread their world changing ideas. But adults aren’t the only ones with big ideas and talents. TEDxRedmond was the first ever TED-events arranged for kids by kids with a theme of “Power to the Students.” Over four […]

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Crystal O’Connor discusses Money and Kids with Sarah Cook of Raising CEO Kids

October 3, 2010 by  
Filed under Blog, Education, Kids & Money, Parenting

Tweet Teaching kids business skills early will increase their financial awareness.  As we begin to teach our kids these important lessons about business and money it’s important to take advice from others that have been there and done that with their own kids.  Sarah Cook with Raising Ceo Kids shares tips on raising your own kids […]

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Richard Branson in TED / Dyslexic / ADHD / ADD

July 29, 2010 by  
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Tweet   Richard Branson is yet another successful entrepreneur that indicates he was not a good student.  He goes on to define his learning style as dyslexic and suggests a low IQ score be the result of his assesment.  Intersesting how this pattern continues to emerge in the stories of particularly successful entrepreneurs.  As the […]

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Small Biz Davids vs. Goliath

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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