"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 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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Opinion: Startups Should be Colocated

July 13, 2010 by  
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Tweet Startups Should be Colocated By Francine Hardaway From FastCompany.com Editor’s note: This blog is written by a member of our expert blogging community and expresses that expert’s views alone. Long before I went to China and got to know Mark Suster, I read and admired his blog.He’s one of the new generation of open, transparent VCs. So […]

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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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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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How to Attract Talent to your Startup

Tweet How to Attract Talent to your Startup By Issie Lapowsky From Inc.com Employees are valuable. So are referrals. That was the thought behind Meebo’s decision to offer a $5,000 reward to anyone who referred qualified potential employees to the company that launched in 2005. The only stipulation? People would only get paid if the candidates […]

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Risk Assessment: The World’s Riskiest Companies

July 6, 2010 by  
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Tweet Risk Assessment: The World’s Riskiest Companies By Matt Buttell From MeetTheBoss.tv Amidst the global recession of the last two years, the news of profit losses, job cutbacks and business closures soon became a daily occurrence. While the meltdown of the global banking sector spearheaded the headlines, the ensuing impact on our daily lives really […]

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Brooklyn’s Best Entrepreneurs

July 2, 2010 by  
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Tweet Brooklyn’s Best Entrepreneurs By Lars Russell From Inc.com Inspired by homebrew recipes he discovered while an Associated Press correspondent in the Middle East, Steve Hindy (left) teamed up with neighbor Tom Potter (right) to found Brooklyn Brewery in 1988. With a logo created by Milton “I ♥ NY” Glaser, and managed and distributed from […]

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How Respecting Competition Wins Business

July 1, 2010 by  
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Tweet How Respecting Competition Wins Business What should you say when a prospective customer asks, “How are you different from your competition?” By Janine Popick From Inc.com We sell e-mail marketing services to small businesses like yours. During the course of every day, our amazing Customer Support department gets a ton of the phone calls, asking everything […]

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15 Things Every Business Owner Needs to Know

June 29, 2010 by  
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Tweet Running a business requires many skills, from planning for the future to keeping excellent records. Here’s a list of some essentials that every entrepreneur must keep in mind. From Inc.com Running a small business is no small task and though it is associated with great freedom, any business owner will tell you that there […]

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