Oct 22, 2014

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Richard Branson’s 5 Steps for Startup Success

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Billionaire Virgin Group founder & CEO Richard Branson knows a thing or two about launching and running successful startups. He launched his first business at the age of sixteen, and by the time he was twenty-two, he’d successfully launched Virgin Records. In the years since, his empire has grown to include a record label, an […]

10 States Where Female Entrepreneurs Thrive

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According to a new infographic created by Expert Market, Georgia is the place to be if you’re a female entrepreneur. Chalk it up to the state’s low cost of living and incredible and the state’s women-focused career resources, like Atlanta’s Women’s Employment Opportunity Project (WEOP) and the Greater Women’s Business Council. Interestingly enough, Georgia is just one […]

5 People Who Prove You CAN Pursue Multiple Opportunities

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There’s no straight path to success. Need proof? Just look at serial entrepreneurs Richard Branson, Mark Cuban, Sheldon Adelson, Eric Lefkofsky, and Elon Musk’s career trajectories. “Virgin Empire founder Richard Branson’s first job was selling Christmas trees. NBA Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban’s first job was selling garbage bags. Las Vegas Sands Corporation CEO Sheldon Adelson’s first job was […]

Small Business Owners Are Becoming More Optimistic

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Things seem to be looking up for small-business owners. According to the National Federation of Independent Business, optimism among the small-business community is the highest it’s been since 2009. Check out the infographic below, compiled by Score.org, and tell us: How optimistic are you about the future of your business? [via Entrepreneur.com]  

5 Lessons In Entrepreneurship I Learned Working On TV

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If there’s anything I learned while working in local television news, it’s how to get ‘er done! Truly. The intense daily deadlines, performance pressure and need to multitask prepared me well for entrepreneurship. Running my film production company, Stories to Inspire, requires those same skills, and some of the great TV sayings I also learned […]

What Would You Do If Money Were No Object?

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“What would you do if money were no object? How would you really enjoy spending your life?” Several decades ago, 20th century philosopher Alan Watts implored everyday people to consider this question. According to Watts, far too many of us conflate money and happiness with the understanding that to acquire the former is to access […]

How To Be Productive [Infographic]

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Want to be more productive? Procrastinate with this helpful infographic! Get a jump on everything from your career to your health to your hobbies when you follow these simple and succinct pieces of advice, courtesy of FundersAndFounders.com‘s Anna Vital. How do you increase your productivity? Share your advice in the comment section below or tweet us […]

Military Husbands – Here’s How You Can Help Your Wives With Career Options

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  Career Options Military Wives By: Frida Cooper  Being a part of the armed forces is a non-stop adventure, replete with challenges of its own. You get to visit new places as an active serviceman and travel extensively. But for your spouse, this may not be fun, always. She doesn’t have the job security you do […]

How to Work a 9-5 While Having A Business on The Side

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How to Keep A Part Time Lover – Tips On Working a 9-5 While Having A Business on The Side Some mompreneurs are great at pushing and pressing on at the start of their business, when things are going well not so bueno. They are able to pull a rabbit out of a hat, a […]

How to Run A Business Like A Man

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How to Run A Business Like A Man There’s a preconceived notion about women in the workforce. Business success was a label and role once held by men, while women were labeled homemakers.  Men are driven and outspoken; and women are labeled pushy and emotional. If we’re hard in the boardroom like Keyshia Cole said “we’re labeled […]

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