Successful Young Entrepreneurs

Successful Young Entrepreneurs. The term entrepreneur makes me picture an experienced individual, very business savy, rich and so forth. However, there are young people today who are proving that age really is just a number, and being an entrepreneur is all in the mind, or at least it begins there. Entrepreneurs, of all ages, know […]

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Auto Recyclers go Green: They’re Geared up for Recycling

No longer are auto salvage yards the dumping grounds for acres of scrapped vehicles rusting in roadside junk-piles. “Junkyard is a word we don’t like to hear,” says Barbara Utter, Executive Director of Automotive Recyclers of Michigan. (ARM) She’s proud of what this association has accomplished and with good reason. Salvage yards in her state […]

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Corporate Entrepreneurship

Corporate entrepreneurship refers to entrepreneurship, but within the bounds of a corporate enterprise. An entrepreneur is a person who works within an organization but is committed to think beyond the box and constantly innovates. A corporate entrepreneur is similar to an entrepreneur with regards to the focus both lay on innovation. Entrepreneurs emerge from within […]

Philosophy

The Philosophy of the Entrepreneur

STOP! Whatever else you are doing, stop it. Focusing on one thing at a time is a key driver of success if you truly want to become an entrepreneur and actually be good at it. Forget whatever you’ve heard about multi-tasking, your goal is not to become an overworked secretary; it is to become that […]

Funding

Crowdfunding a Better Option Than Banks for Entrepreneurs

At a time when banks have severely restricted loans available to small businesses and entrepreneurs looking to start new businesses, crowdfunding can be an invaluable source of capital. Crowdfunding is, as its name suggests, way for a business or charity to raise capital from a group of people. In essence, a business or charitable organization […]

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Conducting a Preliminary Patent Search: Searching Online before Securing Professional Assistance

While an inventor can conduct a patent search on his own, there are also patent agents and attorneys who can assist in this for a fee. Searching online can help inventors locate patent search assistance so that it is conducted professionally. This will offer assurance that it has been done thoroughly and completely. Some inventors […]

Powerful Public Speaking: Creative Communications to Market You & Your Business

How you communicate directly affects your personal and professional progress and performance. Whether you realize it or not, every time you open your mouth outside of your shower, car or office; with every e- or snail mail you send or voice mail you leave – you are speaking in public! Betcha you never thought about […]

8 Things You Can Do to Increase Your Web Traffic

One of the biggest questions I receive when I work with web clients is, “How do I get people to find my site?” This is a valid concern because, as more and more web sites go live, the competition your web site faces is stiff. Here is a list of some suggestions I give to […]

Taming Your Work Space: Techniques for Organizing a Home Office

I admire secretaries, office managers, executive assistants, and other professionals dedicated to keeping the particulars of a business in mind every day. When I worked as a writing tutor, one of our staff members was a specialist in various organizational “areas” of academia — study skills, learning disabilities, and so on. She worked with students […]