Herb Filled Pillows Make Over a Million Dollars

Lauren Rosenstadt was a single mom working at a herbcompany in Bethesda, Maryland. A herb (pronounced "erb") isa plant that has medicinal, savory, or aromic qualities. Oneday while at lunch with a friend whose daughter sufferedfrom insomnia, Lauren thought, "If I could fill a pillowwith herbs, that would be soothing... Read More

The 9 Key Distinctions of Successful Solo-Entrepreneurs!

SUCCESSFUL Solo-Entrepreneurs approach life and business from a perspective that is new, fresh, and rather unorthodox. The differences are subtle, yet significant. These distinctions are more than just fads or interesting tips; they are direct, measurable SHIFTS in how you will approach your business, your personal life, your relationships, etc.... Read More

10 Essential Tips for Starting Entrepreneurs - Ignore these at your Peril!

1. Do What You LOVE: If you've chosen your business because you read that this niche was the next hot one, or because your favorite uncle (or your best friend) thinks you'd be well-suited for this business, you may as well pack up now and save yourself some time and... Read More

Reducing the Stress of Being an Entrepreneur

Starting and running your own business can be exciting and rewarding, but it can also be very stressful. For most of our almost 40 year marriage my husband has been an entrepreneur and I have sometimes worked with him. Having built my own business as a Stress Reduction Coach I... Read More

10 Ways Entrepreneurs Shoot Themselves In The Foot

Entrepreneurs and their businesses have a tendency to ambush themselves when they aren't looking. This affects how much revenue they can generate, how fast their business rises, and even if they survive after the first few years. If you feel there is a possibility you are getting in your way... Read More

Lessons Learned from Successful Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs are a special breed of high achievers. They create things, get things started: businesses, clubs, churches, associations, even nations. Their motivations vary. Not all want to be rich. Not all want to produce a Fortune 500 company. Some are motivated by pleasure or civic pride or the desire for... Read More

7 Lean Marketing Laws For The Inspired Entrepreneur

The following laws will provide guidance on how to act,think and work in a lean way. You can apply these laws toall areas of your life, work and business to get biggerresults from the time you invest. 1. Multiple RewardsAim to be rewarded multiple times for a single effort. Moneycan... Read More

Electronic Tools for Entrepreneurial Success

"Half of any job is having the right tool" was one of the earliest lessons I learned from my father growing up on a farm in Nebraska. As an organizing and productivity consultant, it continues to serve me well.As a business owner for over 20 years, one of the principles... Read More

Traits of The Successful Entrepreneur

Want to know why certain people succeed and others don't. Well successful people have certain traits? Do you have them? Business has changed a great deal over the years. We now have computers, the internet and because of the internet - web pages, email and everything else that comes... Read More

5 TIPS for Home-Based Business Entrepreneurs

Have you ever heard that only a small part (5%) of 'all' Home-Based Business entrepreneurs achieve success?Do an online research on your favorite Search Engine and you will understand what I mean.In this article I'm going to show you the KEY to Home-Based Business entrepreneurs success; you'll find out what... Read More

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1 million cups: Brewing up entrepreneurialism
Savannah Morning News
In 1950, Kauffman started a one-man pharmaceutical company operating out of the basement of his Kansas City home. His first year of business generated $36,000 in sales and a meager net profit of $1,000. He continued working for 40 years to grow his ...

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Sacramento Bee

Sacramento food activists push for urban farms
Sacramento Bee
“We should allow urban farmers to sell their food,” said Hansen. “The city should do everything it can to allow that kind of entrepreneurialism, because growing and selling is a form of small business.” “There is a big economic component to this ...

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vtdigger.org

Milne pitches tax-free time for business
vtdigger.org
In addition to a general “change (in) tone from the top,” Milne wants to give Vermont's economy a “shot in the arm” to spark entrepreneurialism and job creation. Milne did not offer a cost estimate for the program, but he said his intention was to ...

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Mumbai University 9th in list of billionaire alumni, above MIT
Times of India
Interestingly, 63% of billionaires' primary businesses are privately held and 81% of all billionaires made all or the majority of their wealth themselves, telling us that entrepreneurialism and private wealth are keys to billionaires' success ...

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Harvard Gazette

Harvard rolls out plan for the future
Harvard Gazette
Ultimately, those involved with its development say the plan should be viewed as a vehicle for empowering individual action and entrepreneurialism in sustainability at every level of the University. “The creation of Harvard's first University-wide ...

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Secrets of Silicon Valley
gulfnews.com
Since entrepreneurialism is by definition one of the great pragmatic exercises, how-to books can take you only so far. “Today's 'best practices' lead to dead ends; the best paths are new and untried”, writes Peter Thiel (co-founder of PayPal and ...


ClassBook.com to move to Albany, add jobs thanks to START-UP NY
Troy Record
START-UP NY seeks to accelerate entrepreneurialism and job creation across the state on a large scale, with a particular focus on Upstate New York. The State University of New York campus system, City University of New York, and private university and ...

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They Were Talking About The Laffer Curve in 1963
Forbes
That law has proven one of the most decisive of contemporary American history, marking the end of stagflation and the beginning of one of the greatest waves of entrepreneurialism and prosperity that the nation has been fortunate to see. The volume is ...


New 'Longevity Forum' to progress ageing policies
Australian Ageing Agenda
Specifically, it called for a Seniors Enterprise Institute to facilitate entrepreneurialism and volunteering; mandating the study of gerontology in all undergraduate healthcare courses; and a national telehealth strategy. Per Capita said that the ...


Lars Torres to leave Office of Creative Economy
vtdigger.org
“Vermont is at a uniquely ripe moment to be fostering entrepreneurialism and innovation among its small startups and independent creatives,” Torres said. “I wanted to be somewhere where that would be the focus of our efforts.” He said the tools ...

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