Monthly Archives: January 2015

Music Biz Lessond From Alicia Keys

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 Using Values To Evaluate Business Advice Starting out, Alicia Keys wanted to be a member of a group, and she disagreed at first with the advice to go solo. But when producers wanted her to focus on the pop market, … Continue reading

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Preschool Niche Inspired By Cultural Diversity

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Entrepreneurship in Denmark International pioneer and entrepreneur After transferring to a new country, an aspiring entrepreneur spent two years researching the marketplace and discovered one way to fill a need confronted by immigrant parents in a new land… Startvaekst.dk http://tinyurl.com/ng5wwh9 Takeaway Immigrants … Continue reading

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Aptitudes, Abilities & The Theory of Everything

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Stephen Hawking & Ripley’s Believe It Or Not One major takeaway after watching, Eddie Redmayne discuss his role as the iconic scientist Stephen Hawking, and learning about some of the people profiled by Robert Ripley’s Believe It or Not is … Continue reading

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American Made Furniture Maker & Overseas Competition

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Factory Man Most people know little about the furniture business and Vaughn Basset is not a “small business” owner but his story is an awesome example of David vs. Goliath in the entrepreneurial arena. An instructive and inspirational example of … Continue reading

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Why Some Teachers Become Entrepreneurs

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2 Clues Journalist Dana Goldstein, author of The Teacher Wars: A History of America’s Most Embattled Profession, appeared in a 15-minute interview this weekend on CNN. The brief segment included mention of major historical and current day socio-political issues that … Continue reading

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How Humor & Creativity Add Spark to A Dry Topic

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Victor Borge Eats, Shoots & Leaves Few people would argue that English grammar is not exactly the most riveting subject on the planet. But here are two instances in which different approaches to the creative process produced massive attention-getting classics in … Continue reading

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Finding Inspiration For A Unique Business

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Historical Roots The word unique is often used incorrectly because it means one of a kind. But the following venture, profiled in The Globe and Mail, can truly be described as such. “East coast entrepreneur runs business out of 130-year-old … Continue reading

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All The Best of the Season

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