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Infographic: Younger Employees Waste the Most Time at Work

Infographic: Younger Employees Waste the Most Time at Work

| April 24, 2012 | 5 Comments

Who hasn’t wasted some time at work? Everyone is guilty to some degree but here are some stats to find out who exactly is at the biggest fault. Quick stats: People with higher education tend to waste more time than those with less education Employees born between 1980 – 1985 waste 4-times as much as […]

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Success at Any Age: The Baby Boomer’s (and Gen Y) Guide to Becoming an Overnight Success

Success at Any Age: The Baby Boomer’s (and Gen Y) Guide to Becoming an Overnight Success

| April 4, 2012 | 6 Comments

If only I could go back to my twenties and know what I know now, at age 57. I have screwed up more times than anyone ever had the right to, and here three decades later I am finally getting my act together. There are lots of Boomers out there that have the one thing […]

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The Rise of the Millennials: A Call to Current and Aspiring Entrepreneurs

The Rise of the Millennials: A Call to Current and Aspiring Entrepreneurs

| March 12, 2012 | 7 Comments

If you subscribe to the inspiring articles on this website, chances are you are a member of the millennial generation.  I myself am one of them and I must admit it took me some time to get comfortable with the notion of quitting my job, going without a paycheck and risking it all for the […]

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Getting Ahead Without Getting an MBA

Getting Ahead Without Getting an MBA

| January 25, 2012 | 7 Comments

When addressing the question of MBA degrees, the camp is largely divided. Proponents of the MBA are quick to highlight the numerous advantages of the program, including: working closely with successful and brilliant people from across the globe; exceptional professional networking and internship opportunities; and, learning proven strategies and cutting-edge insights in the field. Above […]

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The Challenge for Gen Y Entrepreneurs: Save the World

The Challenge for Gen Y Entrepreneurs: Save the World

| December 23, 2011 | 14 Comments

Growing up, we Gen Y’ers ate tie-dyed bread and purple ketchup. We shopped exclusively at Wal-Mart. Gas was cheap, and the economy was good. We never bought organic food; much less, organic clothing. As kids, “things” came in and out of our lives quickly — purchased, used up, and thrown out. Put simply, our parents’ […]

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Infographic – The Millennials: Best Generation Ever?

Infographic – The Millennials: Best Generation Ever?

| December 19, 2011 | 5 Comments

We can never get enough of millennials, generation y or whatever you want to call them. Everyday comparisons are made between this generation and everyone else out there. Below is an overview of the millennial generation next to everyone else when it comes to politics, lifestyle, education and work. Thanks to onlinegraduateprograms.com

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Brand Matters: Guide to Efficient Trademark Registration Applications

Brand Matters: Guide to Efficient Trademark Registration Applications

| November 28, 2011 | 6 Comments

Most entrepreneurs and business owners generally understand the concept that applying for trademark registration with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) is an important step toward building the business and protecting its image and goodwill. However, at least in my experience, these same people also tend to have certain common questions and misconceptions […]

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24 Barriers to Starting a Business for Young People

24 Barriers to Starting a Business for Young People

| November 27, 2011 | 9 Comments

We have been doing a lot of research and asking a lot of questions about what stops young people from taking the leap and starting their own business. We asked our audience about college debt and we saw The Kauffman Foundation publish a survey of the young entrepreneur space. Last week we asked our Facebook […]

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Infographic: Millennials Are An Entrepreneurial Generation

Infographic: Millennials Are An Entrepreneurial Generation

| November 15, 2011 | 11 Comments

We are always hearing about today’s generation as being entrepreneurial but are they really? Yes, according to a recent survey conducted by the Young Invincibles in conjunction with Lake Research Partners and Bellwether Research and funded by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. This is great news for the economy because entrepreneurs are job creators and […]

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Gen Y Entrepreneurs Might Fail. So What?

Gen Y Entrepreneurs Might Fail. So What?

| November 1, 2011 | 11 Comments

Whenever we see a heated debate going on for or against young entrepreneurs we just have to jump into it. Recently Steve Tobak published an article on Bnet labeled “Why Gen Y Entrepreneurship Will be a Disaster“. Now this kind of title is just something we can’t overlook as we pull for gen y entrepreneurs […]

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