"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 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 […]

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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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Entrepreneurs’ volunteer opportunity: be a business mentor

June 23, 2010 by  
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Tweet Be a Business Mentor From VolunteerWatch.org MicroMentor is a free online service that connects small business owners with business mentors. MicroMentor puts your skills and experience to work, and gives you the opportunity to engage in a meaningful one-on-one relationship with an entrepreneur. Whether you want to volunteer locally or virtually, sharing your expertise […]

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Kidpreneurs Book Makes the NAPPA Gold Award

Tweet Serial entrepreneurs and constant advocates for the fostering of intelligent young minds, the Toren brothers have done something unique with “Kidpreneurs,” by outlining the basic tools and strategies adults use to groom their businesses in a simple, straightforward manner that will allow any child to easily understand. Throughout the many years that Matthew Toren […]

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Improving the lives of children battling life-threatening medical conditions.

September 26, 2009 by  
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Tweet The Eric Trump Foundation is dedicated to improving the lives of children battling life-threatening or debilitating medical conditions. Through direct personal involvement and financial assistance, we strive to enhance the physical, emotional and social well-being of children and families in need. A not-for-profit organization, our Foundation was created to transform donations into miracles. They […]

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The Largest Aquarium

September 7, 2009 by  
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Tweet This aquarium reminds me that no matter how big or how small our problems are, they are insignificant to our overall purpose.  Sometimes we just need to experience moments that take our breath away to remind us of our purpose.  Magnificence is all around us.  We choose to see what we want to see.  […]

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The Big Dream Gathering

July 7, 2009 by  
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