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Entrepreneurship is a Lifestyle: Tips for a Successful Life

Entrepreneurship is a Lifestyle: Tips for a Successful Life with Brian A.M. Williams of Purchase Black LLC. Merriam-webster.com defines “entrepreneurship” as follows: one who organizes, manages, and assumes the risks of a business or enterprise But how does this definition set “entrepreneurship” apart from other careers in business? Doesn’t a business manager also manage businesses? Don’t managers evaluate the viability of different businesses and strategies with the aim to create or increase wealth—just like an…

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500 Startups: Stand OUT as an Entrepreneur

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RhCPB8K9YG0 Ramon Ray, Hustle Magazine Since July of 2010, 500 Startups have invested in over 900 startups to help accelerate and grow their businesses from the early stages. As one of the partners of 500 Startups, Edith Yeung has worked with so many different entrepreneurs and startup businesses and was able to share with me some of the common challenges she sees entrepreneurs face and tips on what it takes to survive. For most people,…

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Take Your Piece of Government (Grants)

By Louise Lee Grants aren’t for only nonprofits. Small businesses can sometimes get their hands on that money too—and get a big boost in the process. Take Wombat Security Technologies Inc. When it was spun off from Carnegie Mellon University in 2008, the software start-up had seed money from the school but needed more to develop new antiphishing products. So, the Pittsburgh firm turned to the federal Small Business Innovation Research program. …

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Political Trends and Small Business

Trends in politics can have various effects on any society of business, whether individuals, organizations, mid-level companies, and entrepreneurs.  Government agencies provide the platform and trends in how a business operates and most importantly the legal framework on the market and consumer patters. In addition, they define the amount of assistance offered to small businesses by the government. Being aware of political trends at a local and national level is imperative in the development and…

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Is Your Business Politically Affected?

The election is at the forefront of everyone’s attention right now and as business owners, there is another layer of concern.  Being responsible for providing excellent service to your customers as well possible protecting the livelihood of those that work for you, this election could change how you do business and affect your bottom line over the next 4-8 years. Personally, I was not remotely politically savvy until I moved to Washington, DC in the…

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Development is the New Word for SUCCESS!

The word development is used for so many things, but ultimately it means building. Without building there is no success. Without success there is no profit. Without no profit there’s no livelihood. If you want success in any area of your business, you must have development. I want to take a look deeper at help development dictates every area of your business success. What and How – It’s All About Retention Today everyone is…

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Signae Mckeiver

(Texas, San Antonio) Mother, author, and business woman Signae Mckeiver, is CEO and founder of Reading2Witing. Signae has noticed that we do not have the correct guidance in finance and managing money. When she frequently got contacted for mentorship for these topics, she thought of a brilliant idea, and Reading2Writing was then created. Reading2Writing is a social media website that allows people to make a profile and connect with those of similar creative interests. You…

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Where Are They Now? Homee

(Los Angeles, California) So, remember the three young ladies, who started the virtual and interactive interior design? Well, Beatrice, Lizzie, Madeline are back and better! It’s only been a year, but these ladies have progressed with their interior designing. In the beginning, these ladies started off in George Washington University, giving advice to people on how to make their apartments look better, and from word of mouth, they became a success. These ladies started with…

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Where Are They Now? Rosa’s Pizza

Mission: Ending World Hunger, Still in Progress (Philadelphia, PA) The last time we checked in with you guys, Mason Whartman was doing well with Rosa’s Fresh Pizza. Usually, the saying goes, “No good deed goes unpunished,” but for Mason, his good deeds have been paying off. For those who do not know, Mason Whartman is the owner and founder of Rosa’s Fresh Pizza. This generous pizza establishment not only sells pizza for $1 each, but…

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Sweet Home Chicago

Whenever you step out of your comfort zone and decide to leave your hometown for any reason, at some point you’re going to feel a little homesick. You’ll crave that delicious cheesesteak from your favorite restaurant, or miss your mascot from your favorite sports team. That’s when cofounder Nick Tammerine and business partner Dennis Sobolewski came up with the idea of sending a case of memorable Chicago goodies to anyone anywhere in the United States.…