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Kofie Yeboah

High Schooler Easaw Helping Others Like Him

Kofie Yeboah | February 8, 2016 | Business
Most high-schoolers are thinking about homework and who to ask to the next big dance. Aaron Easaw is handling his business. Literally.
Joe Kapp

5 Ways to Leverage Community Colleges for Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Development

Joe Kapp | February 3, 2016 | Business
Withering economies are perhaps one of the most daunting issues facing many communities, particularly in small-town, rural America. The days of Ma-and-Pa shops opening on every corner have gone the way of record players and the elevator operators.
Jay Crisp Crow

Girl Boss: Lessons Small Business Ownership Teaches My Daughter

Jay Crisp Crow | February 2, 2016 | Parents
It's life's lust for expansion, even though it sometimes upsets our own mothers. If you're lucky, like I am lucky, your mum will pack her growth suitcase and come along with you.
Ashley Abramson

Why I'm Quitting My Job as a Stay-at-Home Mom

Ashley Abramson | February 2, 2016 | Parents
I've had a lot of jobs in a lot of places-- hip coffee shop barista, downtown executive assistant, nursing home activities director, and most recently, full-time mama to one fiery little red-headed boy.
Thomas E. Perez

Better Data Equals Greater Pay Equality

Thomas E. Perez | January 29, 2016 | Politics
Federal law has banned pay discrimination since 1963. But more than 50 years later, many in the American workplace -- because of their sex, race or ethnicity -- don't get equal pay for equal work.
Sean McGarvey

It's Time to Re-Build, Re-Train, and Rejuvenate America

Sean McGarvey | January 28, 2016 | Politics
With business elites and political leaders from both parties decisively believing that the issue of income inequality and the erosion of the American middle class pose considerable threats, then the time is surely right to engage in the pursuit of workable solutions to those problems.
Rep. Mark Takano

You Should Ask Your Coworker How Much They Make. Right Now

Rep. Mark Takano | January 27, 2016 | Politics
Something we can do right now to combat pay inequality in the workplace is talk with our co-workers about our salaries. While Congress works to pass the Paycheck Fairness Act to address the multiple barriers to pay equality, knowing our rights could help us now.
Paul Singerman

Mindfulness in the Workplace: Enhanced Performance and Happier Employees for Small Businesses

Paul Singerman | February 3, 2016 | Small Business
The study and practice of mindfulness is not limited to larger corporations -- smaller businesses and their employees can reap the benefits as well.
Nathan Kontny

Tips for Getting Clients? Sell Cake.

Nathan Kontny | January 26, 2016 | Business
Success takes time. Give yourselves some goals, but get realistic about how long it's going to take to become great.
Florence Hardy

At Work, (Re)discover Your Talents With the Help of These 5 Pointers

Florence Hardy | January 25, 2016 | Business
Toward which activities are you naturally drawn? For example: you like to read... What? When? Why?
Jamie Davis Smith

Photographing Moments in Motherhood: Getting Started in an Emerging Specialty

Jamie Davis Smith | January 20, 2016 | Arts
Some photographers, who are mothers themselves, are creating a movement to encourage all mothers everywhere to get into more photos with their children, whether they hire a professional photographer or take their own photos.
Rane Rhoden

How to Have an Amazing Year Like Taraji P. Henson

Rane Rhoden | January 20, 2016 | Entertainment
Play your strengths. Taraji knows she works well with certain people for example Terrence Howard who was her co-star in Hustle and Flo which was a huge hit. If you know you are good at one thing, invest in that one thing and work hard at it.
Kate Edwards

Top 5 New Year's Resolutions to Make Your Customer Service Shine

Kate Edwards | January 19, 2016 | Business
Just like a New Year's diet, any initiative in the New Year takes commitment and consistency. For business owners, it is essential that their customer service represents the business and brand properly and thoroughly.
Svetlana Dotsenko

From Ramen Noodles to Startup Innovation: A Story About Seizing Opportunities

Svetlana Dotsenko | January 19, 2016 | College
Now to some of us it feels like everyone on campus is selling their startup to Google, and you are there on your couch eating ramen noodles. You must be wondering: is it real? How do you start a career in startups?
Leigh

10 Reasons Why Joy Is a Must-See Movie for Female Entrepreneurs Everywhere

Leigh "LeeLee" Fowler | January 19, 2016 | Small Business
A conversation I had during the first week of January in an online community I run led to the idea that Joy was a must-see movie for any entrepreneur. I got that impression again when I watched the trailer. So I was intrigued.
Jeffrey Hayzlett

Are You the Shark in the Pond? It's Time to Find a Bigger Pond

Jeffrey Hayzlett | January 15, 2016 | Business
Whether you've been in business for 10 days or 10 years, whether you've got $10,000 in revenue or $10 billion in revenue, there will be competition in whatever pond you're in. As the pond starts to fill up, even if you're at the top, someone or something is gaining on you to knock you from your perch.
Dr. Bill R. Path

Measuring the 'Gap' in the Skills Gap

Dr. Bill R. Path | January 13, 2016 | Business
The skills gap is the popular term used to describe the perceived disparity between those who are unemployed looking for a job and companies with jobs looking for employees. More specifically, it is the mismatch between the needs of employers for skilled talent and the unavailability of those specific skills within the workforce.
Anna Johansson

3 Psychological Factors That Directly Impact Online Sales

Anna Johansson | January 13, 2016 | Business
There are plenty of additional psychological triggers that influence online sales, including reciprocity, scarcity, and consistency, but the three referenced in this article have stood out in recent months as the most successful in online marketing.
Debra N. Diener

Independent Consulting Do's and Don'ts

Debra N. Diener | January 12, 2016 | Business
Drawing on my experiences, I've combined guidance that others had shared with me before I began along with ideas about what I wish I had known. I hope the following overview will help individuals thinking about working as an independent consultant or who may already be doing so.
Craig Zamary

Why Entrepreneurship Should Be Taught in 1st Grade

Craig Zamary | January 7, 2016 | Small Business
Successful entrepreneurs will tell you, the more you do it the better you get at it. Imagine if kids are exposed to entrepreneurship classes starting in grade one and throughout their school years, how far ahead they will be by time they reach adulthood.
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