"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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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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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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Nell Merlino on What Holds Women Entrepreneurs Back

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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Harry Potter and Personal Branding

July 20, 2010 by  
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Tweet Harry Potter and Personal Branding By Nick Nanton and J.W. Dicks From Fast Company The Wizarding World of Harry Potter opened at Universal Studios Orlando June 18 and the studio is reporting rising attendance and guest spending. This is of particular significance since Universal’s theme park attendance had been hurt by the global recession […]

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