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Young Entrepreneur Reveals Secret to Making a Profit In Year One

Chad Armstrong | Posted 08.27.2015 | Business
Chad Armstrong

Few businesses make a profit their first year. Most fail in five. There's no shortage of "entrepreneurial secrets" but what's the secret to being an entrepreneur who makes money?

How to Power Network Like a Relationship Coach

Laurie Davis | Posted 08.24.2015 | Business
Laurie Davis

As the founder of a digital dating consultancy, I know that relationship development really begins when you meet offline. To create meaningful connections, you need to put the phone down. Face-to-face is the new FaceTime. But even for me, saying hello at a networking event isn't always easy.

3 Keys for Building a Powerful Online Persona

Jamilah Corbitt | Posted 08.21.2015 | Business
Jamilah Corbitt

As an executive living in the digital age, communicating your value is an essential task if you want to establish yourself as a credible authority and build trust with potential customers.

Young Kenyan Sees Permaculture Seeding Peace

Mel Sellick | Posted 08.19.2015 | Green
Mel Sellick

It's a lofty goal to shift things around for these villagers who battle extreme poverty and have a "zero" diet. They survive by growing and eating genetically modified corn, heavily laden with pesticides.

A Partnership for the Next Generation: This Week in Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 08.19.2015 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Please join me in celebrating these 20 inspiring youth leaders and the seed grants that we were able to give them.

5 Things Every Millennial Entrepreneur Should Know About Startups

GOBankingRates | Posted 08.19.2015 | Business
GOBankingRates

The desire to ditch the traditional career path and pursue solitary business ventures is prominent among this youngest generation of adults, with 66 percent of millennials reporting a desire to start their own business

Entrepreneurs: Eric Leonardos, "How to Audit Your Salon": Candid Advice From the Heart of Hollywood

Johnathan Cardillo | Posted 08.12.2015 | Style
Johnathan Cardillo

I would absolutely advise rising stylists and makeup artists to audit salons. Maybe even go in for a service once or twice.

On International Youth Day, Let's Listen to Youth

Ritu Sharma | Posted 08.24.2015 | Impact
Ritu Sharma

The dark eyes of a young African man met mine the other day for a fleeting moment. Not in person. He was on the news.

3 Tips to Overcome the Fear of Failure and Shine in Any Industry

Gaynete' Edwards | Posted 08.06.2015 | Business
Gaynete' Edwards

One thing that is inevitable when chasing a huge goal is the arrival of occasional self-doubt. Fear can paralyze us, preventing us from succeeding in a big way. For entrepreneurs especially, succumbing to fear is not a viable option.

7 Facts from the 2015 Forbes Billionaire List That'll Give You Epic Motivation

Timothy Sykes | Posted 07.22.2015 | Business
Timothy Sykes

Let this list of billionaire facts inspire you, and use the fact that so many of the list's members have built their own fortunes to motivate you to grow your own. It's absolutely possible - you just have to be willing to change your mindset and work hard.

5 Rookie Business Mistakes Often Made by Veterans

Eliot M. Wagonheim | Posted 07.14.2015 | Business
Eliot M. Wagonheim

Having sat across the table from, and working alongside CEOs of every stripe, I have catalogued literally hundreds of "I-wish-I-had-it-to-do-over-again" moments. Here are five of the most common, and the most critical.

The Most Meaningful Careers Aren't Always Blissful

Stephanie Seibel | Posted 05.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Stephanie Seibel

The only thing I am entitled to is the opportunity to become the person I came here to be. And while that might sound like a pretty lame birthday present from life, I've come to see it as the most beautiful gift of all.

Brothers Go Both Feet in With Bokos Sandals: A Global Entrepreneurial Case Study

Carol J. Carter | Posted 05.14.2015 | Small Business
Carol J. Carter

In 2013, while attending the University of Wisconsin, brothers James and Matt McManus decided to jump into the world of footwear.

'Failure Is Only a Resting Place' (Part One)

Steve Mariotti | Posted 05.13.2015 | Small Business
Steve Mariotti

My life's mission has been to bring entrepreneurship to students of all ages by inspiring them and giving them the tools they need to succeed. When I ...

Confessions of a Teenage Entrepreneur

Sara Sakowitz | Posted 05.06.2015 | Small Business
Sara Sakowitz

Seventeen faces stared at me as I stood at the front of the table. I was minutes away from presenting my science education startup to a group of entrepreneurs and investors, and I was absolutely terrified.

Young and Entrepreneurial: Brian Clark's Transformation From General Electric IT Guy to Serial Hackathon Winner and Entrepreneur

David Ongchoco | Posted 05.04.2015 | Business
David Ongchoco

With the demand for Computer Science (CS) graduates rising, a lot of CS students have a choice, whether to work for a big and established tech company or take the plunge in a startup or build your own startup.

One-Click Care

Hilary M. Cain | Posted 06.20.2015 | Impact
Hilary M. Cain

As a person who works in the technology field, I believe wholeheartedly in the potential of technology to solve some of society's greatest challenges.

Meet 15 Superkids Who Are Going To Change The World

The Root | Erin E. Evans | Posted 04.15.2015 | Black Voices

Don’t you wish you were your own boss? Have you been dying to learn a new language? These kids didn’t wait until they were “old enough” to mak...

Pills n' Potions: The Entrepreneur Version

Tamara Holder | Posted 05.31.2015 | Small Business
Tamara Holder

Like Nicki said in her song "people will love you and support you when it's beneficial" and they might even wish bad on you. Nevertheless, let the space between where you are now and where you want to be inspire you.

Entrepreneurshi#!

Jon Vaughn | Posted 05.28.2015 | Chicago
Jon Vaughn

I called a friend. He said, "Pick five scenarios that you think MIGHT happen at this investor presentation, write them down and get it out of your head." It reminded me of the chorus to The Cranberries' "Zombie." I've been here before, I'll keep fighting.

Beyonce to Bill Gates: 24 Millionaires Reveal the Hardest Thing About Being an Entrepreneur

GOBankingRates | Posted 05.17.2015 | Money
GOBankingRates

Being your own boss might sound like a dream come true, but starting your own business isn't an easy path. The reality is it takes a lot of sweat, tears, hard work and discipline to be a successful entrepreneur.

The Day That Changed My Perspective on Entrepreneurial Success

Tamara Holder | Posted 05.17.2015 | Small Business
Tamara Holder

A short time after I had sat at my desk, I heard a familiar sound, signaling that I had received a new message. It was from my supervisor. We needed to have an impromptu meeting. Assuming it would be nothing but a quick pop in, I immediately headed to that familiar office, took a seat and we got right to it. Thirty minutes later, I was in tears.

What Starting a Business At 16 Taught Me About Entrepreneurship

Jared Isaacman | Posted 05.10.2015 | Small Business
Jared Isaacman

For entrepreneurs just starting out, build on each and every experience, good or bad, successful or miscalculated -- and ask the same of your team. If you can turn that idea into a mindset, it becomes a powerful tool.

Startup 'Simply Aware' Aims to Improve Public Health With At-Home STD Testing

Carol J. Carter | Posted 05.05.2015 | Impact
Carol J. Carter

Unlike standard testing services that can be inconvenient and intrusive, Simply Aware is a testing service that provides access to certified lab testing in the comfort and privacy of the customers' own home.

How This 10-Year-Old Launched One Sweet Business

Posted 02.24.2015 | OWN

By Sarah Engler Launching your own business is quite an accomplishment — especially if it happens before you finish kindergarten. "It all beg...