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Steve Mariotti

Early Influences Can Open Up the Future

Jack Nadel | Posted 10.24.2014 | Small Business
Jack Nadel

Entrepreneurs not only provide us with critical innovation and keep us at the forefront of global markets, they also create ways to gain financial independence. So why has the percentage of start-ups in the U.S. dropped significantly in the last 35 years?

Start Early to Be an Entrepreneur

Jack Nadel | Posted 09.28.2014 | Small Business
Jack Nadel

In many ways, an entrepreneur's career is like a football game. Both combine a swift pace with a highly competitive atmosphere. The "game" is divided into four quarters. In the first quarter you assess the other team's strengths and weaknesses based on your scouting report.

Juggling Life and Work: Glass Balls and Rubber Balls

Julie Kantor | Posted 11.21.2012 | Business
Julie Kantor

"In life, there are rubber balls and glass balls and you are always juggling. Your family is glass, so you can't drop them. Many of your work projects are rubber balls -- the assignment will still be there tomorrow and you need to plan in advance."

Fighting Youth Joblessness With Owner-Entrepreneurship Education

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 10.09.2012 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

Owner-entrepreneurship education empowers young people to make well-informed decisions about their future, whether they choose to become entrepreneurs or not.

Janean Chun

Mark Zuckerberg, Role Model

HuffingtonPost.com | Janean Chun | Posted 05.18.2012 | Small Business

Mark Zuckerberg may be the toast of Silicon Valley and Wall Street, but there's another constituency saluting him these days: young entrepreneurs roam...

Who Is the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs?

Daniel Cubias | Posted 06.16.2012 | Impact
Daniel Cubias

Studies imply that more than 80 percent of dropouts would have stayed in school if they believed it was more relevant to real life. Learning how to run a small business can help kids see how their core classes aren't just cruel tortures from adults.

Replicating an Idea, Part 2

Steve Mariotti | Posted 04.17.2012 | Education
Steve Mariotti

One great idea can change the world -- but only if people know about it and use it. Having a great idea is therefore only half the battle. The other half is replicating it.

Replicating An Idea, Part 1

Steve Mariotti | Posted 04.15.2012 | Education
Steve Mariotti

This incident, spontaneous as it was, showed me how to implement my idea -- which was that imparting the principles of entrepreneurship and small-business startup to inner-city children could dramatically improve their lives.

The Bronx Meets Beijing

Jessica Cohen | Posted 03.20.2012 | Education
Jessica Cohen

It was in that moment of "speaking" with this Chinese teacher that I realized why I was brought to China...

Janean Chun

Lack Of Business Education Could Hurt The Next Generation Of Entrepreneurs

HuffingtonPost.com | Janean Chun | Posted 12.13.2011 | Small Business

The next generation certainly isn't lacking aspirations to be the next Steve Jobs or Mark Zuckerberg. What these kids are lacking, however, is educati...