May 2014

Tech & Internet Trends 2014 and 2017

Venture Capitalist Insight… Internet Trends 2014, Code Conference, by Mary Meeker, May 28. Meeker, a venture capitalist and the BFF of Bill Gates, according to an industry insider, offers an annual graphic report of the rapidly changing landscape and the impact on daily life. Jam-packed with colorful graphs and photos, it’s a fast-paced visual read covering […]

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Dr. Maya Angelou

Infinite Melodic Wisdom Hits: 8

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Incredible Paper Scupltures

Li Hongbo & The Business Insider Artistic work that stretches imagination using a seemingly ordinary item. Based on childhood fascination with paper Skills and knowledge acquired as a book editor Art training in diverse fields Using history for inspiration Structural Visualization Imagination & curiosity to the nth degree References Youtube Video   1: 49 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mITAih6LN80 Li […]

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OKO-Test Magazine

Health & Nature Back in February 1998, the German magazine for health and environmental issues, OKO_Test tested 20 finger paints…but could only recommend one brand… Nawaro Fingerpaints. Takeaway lesson: what environmental issues may be involved in the industry you would like to enter? And what can you do to avoid problems? References OKO-Test http://www.oekotest.de/ OKO-Test […]

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FishFlops Continues to Grow

Update Check out Madison Nicole and Daymond John in Boca Raton Observer Magazine www.facebook.com/FishFlopsbyMadisonNicole Madison Nicol Nicole  on Instagram https://instagram.com/p/8_QWVsOypD/ The Flip Flop Marketplace If you’ve ever purchased a pair of ordinary flip flops, you’d know immediately the difference the first time you spotted a pair of colorful FishFlops because they stand out in comparison […]

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Henry David Thoreau: Social Entrepreneur

Many people associate Thoreau with Walden’s Pond unaware he was also a Harvard graduate who helped to rescue his father’s failing pencil factory by developing a better pencil. And at one point, he co-owned an innovative school for children, but apparently spent much of his adult life working in the family business while pursing a […]

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Activists Champion Entreprenerualism

It Ain’t Over Til Its Over… Both Marlo Thomas and poet Luis Rodriquez recently discussed at length how many people facing economic adversity use creativity and entrepreneurial tactics to prevail. Thomas during an interview on Tavis Smiley discussed the theme of her book how women have started business during crisis in their lives. Rodriquez  on a recent […]

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Harlem Hell Fighters

Takeaway Lesson Fascinating account of an overlooked historical war story, but for aspiring entrepreneurs or would-be writers,  how author Max Brooks, finally achieved success with his 16-year effort to get the project illustrates an important lesson about revamping an idea. Apart from the riveting military details, it is worth noting Brooks’ challenges despite Hollywood connections […]

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