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10 Movies Every Business Student Must Watch

10 Movies Every Business Student Must Watch

| June 3, 2014 | 2 Comments

Every once in a while, between mindless action and romcoms, Hollywood has made movies that are not only immensely entertaining but packed with valuable life lessons. For a student of business, there is no easier way to amp up their acumen than by learning through others’ experience. Here are ten movies that do a great […]

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Six Lessons Every Entrepreneur Can Learn From Monopoly

Six Lessons Every Entrepreneur Can Learn From Monopoly

| January 20, 2014 | 3 Comments

Monopoly has been a hit for generations, with most everyone having played at least one of the many versions of it at some point. But the Parker Brothers game isn’t just for family game night or a late-night session in college. Monopoly has a lot to teach entrepreneurs about starting a successful business. Below are […]

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5 Things School Won’t Teach You About Entrepreneurship

5 Things School Won’t Teach You About Entrepreneurship

| August 23, 2013 | 6 Comments

Being a business major has taught me a lot about the finer workings of a business and has familiarized me with accounting, marketing, and management; but there are some valuable entrepreneurial lessons it didn’t teach me. While having a great idea is an important start, there are a number of crucial requirements for starting a […]

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5 Lessons Entrepreneurs Can Learn From The CrossFit Games

5 Lessons Entrepreneurs Can Learn From The CrossFit Games

| August 5, 2013 | 11 Comments

Coming off of an awesome weekend engulfed in watching the CrossFit Games, the world’s largest competition to find The Fittest on Earth, I can’t help but notice the parallels between “The Sport of Fitness” and our day-to-day lives as entrepreneurs. The hustle, hard work, good days, bad days, victories, and losses are things any entrepreneur […]

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18 Business Lessons I Learned in 18 Years

18 Business Lessons I Learned in 18 Years

| June 9, 2013 | 2 Comments

Do you remember where you were when you saw the Internet for the first time? I do. I was working at Henry Holt and an assistant asked me to check out something cool. He showed me a page of text on his computer. Nothing impressive yet, then he clicked on the word Paris and we […]

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4 Things Every Entrepreneur Can Learn From Travel

4 Things Every Entrepreneur Can Learn From Travel

| May 30, 2013 | 5 Comments

“One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things.” – Henry Miller It never ceases to amaze me how much I learn when I travel.  I have been lucky enough to go on a few international trips, and each time I return home I feel like a new part of me […]

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Building Your Brand: Small Business Lessons from Lady Gaga

Building Your Brand: Small Business Lessons from Lady Gaga

| April 1, 2012 | 10 Comments

In roughly four short years, Lady Gaga, the eccentric pop star phenom has become a household name by building an iconic brand that has resulted in earnings of nearly one hundred million dollars last year. Although she came from a fairly well off family residing in New York, as a teen she throw it all […]

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Lessons Anyone Can Take From Their Local Diner

Lessons Anyone Can Take From Their Local Diner

| February 16, 2012 | 1 Comment

Every town has them (especially the small ones), that one diner that everyone knows about and that has been a part of the community for years and years. You know, the one where you know the waitresses by name and can recite their menu? Ya, that place. Well, I’ve learned a couple lessons from my […]

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The 5 Things in Business that College Can’t Teach

The 5 Things in Business that College Can’t Teach

| October 14, 2011 | 8 Comments

Having a college education does not guarantee business success! “What?  You’re saying that I just wasted four years of my life? Possibly more? “ No, the time in college is not a waste.  After all, there are many aspects of earning a degree in a business administration program that are necessary for success. For example: […]

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Turning a Ruptured Achilles Into Valuable Business Lessons

Turning a Ruptured Achilles Into Valuable Business Lessons

| September 5, 2011 | 9 Comments

When most people start their ventures they have a great made for Hollywood story that explains how they saw a perfect opportunity that came to them while they were taking a shower or maybe even asleep in the middle of the night.  However, my story was less of a fairy tale and was more of […]

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