"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 21, 2010 by  
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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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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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Why Morning People Rule the World

July 15, 2010 by  
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Tweet Why Morning People Rule the World Morning people are more proactive – and therefore more successful in their professional lives — according to new research. By Courtney Rubin From Inc.com To paraphrase F. Scott Fitzgerald, the morning people are different from you and me – or so says new research. Early birds are more […]

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Becoming an Entrepreneurial Expat

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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Video: Wise Words from Financier Jim Rogers

July 13, 2010 by  
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Tweet Wise Words from Financier Jim Rogers From Fortune Online

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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 I Did It: Leslie Blodgett of Bare Escentuals

July 8, 2010 by  
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Tweet How I Did It: Leslie Blodgett of Bare Escentuals A cosmetics queen and her loyal fans. As told to Liz Welch From Inc.com When Leslie Blodgett became CEO of Bare Escentuals in 1994 — the company was then a tiny maker of bath and body products — she saw a huge opportunity selling healthy […]

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7+1 Tips for Working Moms

July 8, 2010 by  
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Tweet 7+1 Tips for Working Moms by Erika Kalmar, Career Wellness Coach From SelfGrowth.com Tip #1 – Accept the imperfect! Many Moms (especially after the first child) want to do everything perfect. They want to do a perfect job at work, with the child, at home and with their husband. They just want to be perfect […]

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Is Your Great Idea a Real Business?

July 1, 2010 by  
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Tweet Is Your Great Idea A Real Business? Twelve questions to help you separate the merely clever from the ideas that stand a true chance of succeeding. By Christopher Steiner From Forbes Magazine Online Entrepreneurs constantly comb their brains and the world around them for new ideas. The trick often lies in figuring out whether […]

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