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Why Unemployed College Grads Should Channel Their Inner Entrepreneur

| October 15, 2009 | 5 Comments

By Donna Fenn Author of Upstarts! How GenY Entrepreneurs Are Rocking the World of Business and 8 Ways You Can Profit from Their Success Last spring, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that unemployment among 18 to 25-year-olds was a staggering 16.1%. That was grim news for college grads, plenty of whom headed straight to grad […]

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DIY PR: The Top Five Rules for Getting the Publicity You Want

| October 14, 2009 | 7 Comments

Now, it seems a bit antithetical for an owner of a PR firm to teach others the tricks of the PR trade. I thought, “Do I really want to give away the secrets to PR success?” But then I thought long and hard about what it means to be an entrepreneur and the sometimes financial […]

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Lifestyle Design: My Exile Lifestyle

| October 8, 2009 | 31 Comments

Two months ago I was living in a townhouse on the West side of Los Angeles, driving my CR-V to and from parties and other social events and running my sustainable design studio from my home office. This morning I woke up in my apartment in the Recoleta district of Buenos Aires, threw on one […]

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How I Thrived After Corporate Layoff

| October 6, 2009 | 4 Comments

By Crystal Brown-Tatum CEO/President of Crystal Clear Communications I’ll be the first to say that I never set out to be an entrepreneur. It was through a series of negative and sometimes painful work experiences followed by a devastating corporate layoff that I decided to take a huge leap of faith and venture out on […]

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How to Have Fun and Be an Example of Success

| October 1, 2009 | 11 Comments

My name is Kate Raidt. I am a lifestyle design junkie. Here is my story. In 1992 I was a broke, miserable college student at Baylor University. I went door-to-door in my dormitory asking people for coins to use “for laundry” when I was actually buying food from the vending machines to feed myself. My […]

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How to Get a Job That Leads to Entrepreneurship Opportunities

| September 24, 2009 | 6 Comments

Gen Y is often criticized for not wanting to “put in our time”, go through the drudgery of “paying our dues”, and do something monotenous when there are other options out there.  “Job hoppers” they call us, “cry babies”, “pampered” and “entitled” have all been used in mainstream media to describe a generation who is […]

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How to Drop Your 9-5 and Move to Puerto Rico

| September 21, 2009 | 12 Comments

Where else can you find an island with hundreds of miles of breathtaking coastline, monumental castles, a  mountaintop tropical rainforest and a nightlife that envies that of Las Vegas without the need for a passport or work visa?  “La Isla del Encanto” offers not only exquisite scenery in the form of both environmental and human […]

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Unemployed? Now What?

| September 4, 2009 | 31 Comments

What do Bill Gates, Steve Jobs and Eric Schmidt all have in common?  Aside from the obvious characteristics that all three are extremely successful and wealthy, they were also all born in 1955.  Around the time of the personal computer revolution, they were all young and deciding their long-term career paths.  It was the time […]

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How to Be Rich and Not Be a Douchebag

| August 26, 2009 | 32 Comments

Don’t be like these guys: Learn How to Drive $200,000 on a Ferarri 360 Modena and you do what to it? Leave your High School Friends Home Vince fell victim and let Dom stick around, don’t make the same mistake Keep Pastels to a minimum By all means go to Nantucket, but don’t overdo it […]

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How to Motivate Gen Y

| August 24, 2009 | 9 Comments

How Effective is Your Sales Rewards and Incentives Program? You May be Surprised… by: Dr. David Brookmire Today, an unprecedented three generations—with distinct work styles and preferences, values, expectations, needs, behaviors, beliefs, and goals—are in the workplace. Nowhere is this more apparent than in Sales, where the latest generation, Gen Y, will soon become the […]

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