Monthly Archives: July 2015

How History Sparked Ideas for Food Entrepreneurs

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Finding Inspiration in the Antiquarian Marketplace F Emily Dickinson’s passion for cooking and baking inspired Concord Teacakes to produce one of her recipes. And the young owners of Franklin Fountain with an avid interest since childhood in antiquarian objects created an unusual specialty … Continue reading

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Takeaways from van Gogh

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Revisiting the Painter’s Creative iNspirations The first painting by the Dutch painter was inspired by his interest in Japanese culture. And despite great adversity, one night van Gogh gazed out of a window from a locked room  and his skill, … Continue reading

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Entrepreneurial Lessons From Starbucks Founders

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3 Memorable Takeaways Travel is an educational tool that provides cultural as well as business insights for observers. It was a trip to Italy where future CEO Howard Schultz first noticed how the culture there interacted with their coffee in a … Continue reading

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Blog Move And Post Update

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New Server for Niche Creativity.com Move Completed! On Saturday, July 25, by midnight  the blog will be transferred to a new server. And because of the extensive archive, what may only be a few hours offline during the transfer might be … Continue reading

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How Music Got Free

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From Finance to Investigative Journalism Stephen Witt had a background in  finance when he decided to earn a degree in journalism. And his recent c-span book presentation was riveting as well as educational. How Music Got Free: The End of an Industry,  … Continue reading

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Athletes Career Change and Entrepreneurship

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Lessons for Pro Sports Hopefuls Summary Eye-opening facts Athletes and career change Q & A Exploration Selected Famous Athletes & Career Change References + 2 Video Excerpts Play to win at all cost and leave personal development on the blind … Continue reading

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The Book that Oprah Bought For Stanford Graduating Class

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A Whole New Mind; Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the World Although this segment of Super Soul Sunday with author Daniel Pink first aired in 2012, Oprah bought more than 4600 copies of A Whole New Mind as part of a commencement gift for … Continue reading

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Injured Athletes and Career Change

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FireWorks Accident How seemingly minor injury can affect the ability to handle routine work-related tasks is illustrated by the examples of two football athletes injured by fireworks recently Post next week…Athletes Who Become Entrepreneurs References Pro FootballTalk.com http://tinyurl.com/qhuuruy Espn.go.com http://tinyurl.com/o22fdgp

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Balloon Marketing Stunt Gone Wild

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Flying Lawn Chair & Aviation Regulation Michael Strahan’s recent comment on Live with Kelly and Michael should give some aspiring and emerging entrepreneurs with hot schemes reason to rethink their ideas using a Murphy’s Law risk assessment checklist, and possibly … Continue reading

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Self-Employment Q and A: Work-Life Conflict

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Clarence Crane & Starbucks Founders Q. What’s the difference between candy inventor Clarence Crane and the founders of the original Starbucks? Shouldn’t Crane and Starbucks founders both been able to walk away from business ideas that may not have been compatible with their skill … Continue reading

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