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Entrepreneurial spirit trumps hardship for one remarkable young Yazidi lady

Taban Shoresh | Posted 12.16.2015 | World
Taban Shoresh

Harbya, a 21 year old Yazidi, is a pillar of strength for her family. She fled Sinjar in August 2014 with her disabled father and two sisters, one of ...

How to Not Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

James Altucher | Posted 07.27.2015 | Business
James Altucher

I met a girl in a bar. Which is the first and only time I had ever done that. She said, "try this". It was a drink. I tried it. We ordered two more....

Leveraging the Power of Women in the Economy

Therese Rowley, Ph.D. | Posted 06.27.2016 | Business
Therese Rowley, Ph.D.

More and more businesses who author sustainability plans to survive in the new marketplace are also creating blueprints that activate and drive positive social change.

Feel Like Giving Up? 10 Things I Remembered in 2014 to Keep Going

Laura Aiisha | Posted 03.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Laura Aiisha

As the final weeks and days of this year have come and gone, I'm reminded of the ways that 2014 has pushed me backwards, pulled me forwards, lifted me...

8 Cardinal Rules for Enterprising Entrepreneurs

Women & Co | Posted 08.24.2013 | Business
Women & Co

Over a year ago, I began my quest to find answers to my two most pressing entrepreneurial questions: What does it really take for an entrepreneur to be successful? And what does it take for a business owner to be the best of the best?

Leave No Teacher Behind

Freddie Gershon | Posted 10.13.2012 | Education
Freddie Gershon

Before the children can give us a new future/a new America in a contemporary globally competitive world, we have to have quality teachers.

Entrepreneurs: Don't Forget Your Personal Finances

Women & Co | Posted 08.13.2012 | Small Business
Women & Co

You put in long hours and hard work to build your business -- and it's easy to neglect your personal finances. But that could be a huge mistake. Consider five key issues:

Fashion With a Conscience

Phil Shepherd | Posted 05.21.2012 | Style
Phil Shepherd

Shelton Green, risking everything for his unwavering dream, has created a line of fashion that both looks great and is conscious of the people who have created it.

Venture Capitalists Aren't Investing In Black Entrepreneurs

Mike Green | Posted 06.05.2011 | Business
Mike Green

Investing in high-growth companies creates jobs while generating more wealth for investors. The formula has worked for the private venture capital investment community. Unfortunately, no such active community exists in black America.

President Obama's Entrepreneurial Mindset

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Don McNay

I have not seen much evidence of Obama being in touch with small-town Kentucky, but after reading David Plouffe's new book, The Audacity to Win, I have become convinced that he knows what it takes to run a business.

On the Career Couch: Pink Slip Prevention - Become an Entrepreneur on the Job

Stacey Radin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Stacey Radin

Businesses are being forced to adapt to stay on the front lines and so should you! The recession can be a curse on an opportunity -- make it the latter.