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The WOW Factor: Being a Youthful Entrepreneur

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Here is my advice to young entrepreneurs, which applies as much to them as it does to me: Pursue your passion because, if you believe in the quality of your idea and enjoy the creative process, youth is neither a handicap nor a hindrance to success. It is, instead, an opportunity – time is our most sacred commodity – to ...

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Abandoning Comfort in the Pursuit of Passion

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As many entrepreneurs know, it’s not an easy leap to leave a comfortable, secure career in pursuit of your dreams. I’ve found that letting go of your fears and learning what it takes to build your idea will be the first steps toward transforming it into the best decision you could’ve made. In my formative years, I always wanted to ...

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Monday Motivation – Jump [Video]

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This motivational video is for entrepreneurs, startups and business owners to start their week of on the right foot. You’ve got to identify that gift. Your gift will make room for you. The only way for you to soar is you have to jump.

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Formerly Homeless CEO Now Helps Businesses Grow to Meet Their Potential

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Entrepreneurs set out to be successful in whatever they do. It might not be the first thing they bring up when asked the why or how of their chosen path. When it comes right down to it, being an entrepreneur means that you are able to find success on your own terms. That success might mean your product does well ...

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Former NHL Player Takes Lessons Learned on Rink to the Boardroom

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Learning how to lead takes time. Some CEOs learn on the job, some learn in other fields, even books can take you so far. Extracurricular activities can also prepare you for tough leadership roles whether you realize it or not. In school you learn to deal with group projects. Sports are another fantastic way to learn the ropes when it ...

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Retargeting: A Lead Generating or Lead Repelling Method?

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Online retail is an industry flooded with window shoppers. Unlike the days when people were restricted to shopping at physical stores, online shoppers cycle through a never-ending wish list with the click of a button. For customers, this means more convenience, as well as more options. Businesses, however, face both the pros and cons of a more level playing field. ...

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Digital Marketing Veteran Helps Companies Make the Leap into Latin America

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Aside from starting their first business, one of the biggest leaps an entrepreneur can make is expanding his or her business to another country. New territory means new issues to deal with. Do consumers in other countries want your product? How do you deal with language differences? What are the rules and regulations in other parts of the world? All of ...

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Motivation Quotes for Entrepreneurs & Business Owners from Martin Luther King Jr

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What are you doing to help others. Be of #service #entrepreneur #business #mlk A photo posted by CEO Blog Nation : I am CEO (@ceoblognation) on Jan 19, 2015 at 7:53am PST Martin Luther King Jr. is one of the greatest people to ever walk the earth and his impact on the world is the reason that we celebrate his ...

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Founder of Hand-Crafted Eyewear Business Creates Style Legends and Inspires Entrepreneurs

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Creating products which make people feel good is what Jamal Robinson’s company is all about. As the founder and president of Desiar, a hand-crafted eyewear business, Robinson is committed to making sunglasses which turn the wearer into a style legend. We had the opportunity to sit down with Jamal and learn more about both his eyewear line and his tips ...

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15 Entrepreneurs Explain Why They Started Their Business

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Each business has a story. No matter if the business is a Goliath like Wal-Mart, or a local business owned by a couple or family, the business has roots in an idea. For each business owner, the story of their journey can range from monetary needs or the passion for a unique project. Each story is different though the reasons ...

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