Monthly Archives: October 2013

Dee Adams’ Online Class: Biz and Aptitude Quiz

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Common Inspiration The three inventions listed have one major thing in common. Can you figure out what it is? Chicken & Waffles Levi Strauss Blue Jeans The Point Reyes Blue Cheese Company Dyslexia & Ability True or false? People with … Continue reading

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Trading Gold Nuggets For Chocolate

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Rethinking Dreams of Wealth Etienne Guittard traveled to the United States during the California gold rush of the 1800’s to seek his fortune in gold. And he brought French chocolate to trade for mining supplies, but after three years of … Continue reading

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Entrepreneurship Education

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Ofen Unavailable or Lacking Substance A few years ago, I participated in a business start-up and financial planning workshop.administered by a nonprofit organization, now out of business, and sponsored by a financial institution that most people around the country would … Continue reading

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Reality & Documentary TV For Aspiring Entrepreneurs

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Takeaway Lessons A recent UnderCover Boss marathon featured several lessons for budding entrepreneurs. For instance, Fat Burger’s CEO landed in federal prison because of an obscure law that neither he nor his lawyers knew he had violated. Lesson: Investigating little-known or long-forgotten … Continue reading

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Q & A Niche Humor

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Q. What’s the funniest story you have come across? A. Oh, there are a couple of them. The one that makes me laugh easily is an incident involving wildlife expert Jim Fowler. I was watching CNN one afternoon several years ago and … Continue reading

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Earning Extra Cash Renting Out a Room

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The Air BnB Industry If you caught the segment on Charlie Rose recently about the growing trend and lucrative business of renting out extra space in private residences to tourists, be aware that the idea will not work for everyone. … Continue reading

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Welcome to Sweetie Pie’s

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Writing and Selling a Cookbook Welcome to Sweetie Pie’s recently featured Miss Robbie and her son Tim meeting with a New York agent to consider signing on to write a  signature cookbook. The cookbook concept is based on Miss Robbie’s experience … Continue reading

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Aptitude Lesson

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Bob Newhart & Comedic Talent One of the takeaway lessons from the recent PBS Tavis Smiley interview is that even the field of comedy has different aptitude requirements During the Tavis Smiley appearance, you will discover Bob Newhart, veteran comedian … Continue reading

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