Achieving Results the American Way

Ever since we are children, we all have dreams that carry us to adulthood. Growing up, I had a desire to escape hunger and experience the world; however, communism didn’t make it any easier for me. From controlling us with rationed food and water, to selective television programs promoting the dictator, we were brainwashed to believe that our lives were as good as it got. ...

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Stay Hungry. Stay Foolish. – S. Jobs

Steve Jobs dies at the age of 56.  In tribute to him and his legacy, here are some of our favorite quotes from the visionary that created such Apple products as the iPhone, iPad, and iPod.   Stay hungry. Stay Foolish There’s an old Wayne Gretzky quote that I love. ‘I skate to where the puck is going to be, not where ...

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Social Entrepreneurship Making a Global Difference

Entrepreneurs have always used innovation to solve unique problems.  But the sort of traditional problem-solving skills in which entrepreneurs typically excel hasn’t always tended to address social problems.  Social entrepreneurs are proving that business success and altruism aren’t mutually exclusive.  In fact, the opposite is true.  Part of the reason that social entrepreneurship is proving to be so effective lately ...

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Accidental Goals Along The Way To Your Goals

I’m just a regular straight-talking guy who worked hard, took risks, and built an insurance business from nothing into a huge success. It didn’t happen overnight and he came close to failure many times. I achieved success by doing certain things I learned on the streets and I’d like to share a few of those ideas.  Some of these little ...

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Entrepreneur As Artist

Until one is committed, there is hesitancy, the chance to draw back, always ineffectiveness…the moment one definitely commits oneself, the providence moves too. A whole stream of events issues from the decision, raising in one’s favor all manner of unforeseen incidents, meetings and material assistance, which no man [or woman] could have dreamt would have come his [or her] way. ...

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Entrepreneurs Are Born, Not Made

I’ve always had an entrepreneurial spirit. Some may find it hard to believe, but from a very young age I was a risk taker and overly ambitious. How else can I explain ending up in the United States with nothing but $62 in my pocket and two pieces of luggage filled with more books than clothes.  Even as a foreigner ...

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The Founding of Through the Lens of Kimberly Gauthier, Photography Blog

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yfHXu18rJIo[/youtube]  Kimberly Gauthier explains how she founded he photography blog and site.

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Entrepreneur Spotlight: Brittany Earls

Biography Brittany Kaytrina Earls is an Atlanta, GA native who now resides in New York, NY. As a recipient of the Hope Scholarship, she attended Georgia State University in August 2004, where she majored in Sociology and minored in English. She graduated three years later in 2007, with a Bachelor of Arts degree. Brittany has had the mindset of an ...

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Challenging The Deal-A-Day Giants

Early on I realized education does not end when you leave school, sometimes it is just the beginning. My education was in finance, and my work experience was in IT and sales, but I have always had a drive to structure my own company. When the dotcom world started making a comeback, I knew that I wanted to be a ...

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Entrepreneur Spotlight: Kevin Smith

Name: Kevin Simpson Website URL: http://www.knowdoservelearn.org/ Biography: Kevin Simpson is from Flint, Michigan and has been in the education field since 1998. He has taught and consulted in parochial, public, and international schools located in Washington, D.C., Michigan, Virginia, Maryland, Laos, Qatar, Dubai, Lebanon, and Thailand. Simpson has also served as a countywide elementary social studies curriculum teacher, preschool to ...

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