February 2016

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How Teachers Tackle Salary Challenges

Side Jobs or Startups for Educators: Teacher Salary Economics  Niche Creativity Article Republished on Teachers Net Gazette… Why So Many Teachers Moonlight and Start Businesses. Anyone under the impression that teachers have cushy jobs are misinformed and obviously have not researched the field. The demands posed solely by political issues leave many to wonder how […]

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A Smart Strategy for Building Writing Ability: Takeaways from a Former New York City Police Officer

C-Span video The Job: True Tales from the Life of a New York City Cop Ex-police officer Steve Osborne’s engrossing account of his time on the job and head of a gang unit squad (although he never fired his gun), and his career-change after 20-years as a New York City cop. Osbourne’s lecture underscores an […]

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9 TV Shows for Potential Entrepreneurs

Useful TV Takeaways on Entrepreneurship The primary trick to learning from many of the following TV reality programs for aspiring entrepreneurs involves noting the mistakes of others and avoiding them… easier said than done. Restaurant Impossible Americans spend more than $1 billion a day on dining out, according to Robert Irvine, industry pro and host of […]

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How Leisure Reading Sparked Creative And Entrepreneurial Talent

Profit and Colonial Hip-Hop Nonfiction books, in different nonbusiness genres, have provided inspiration for successful entrepreneurial-related insights. But Lin-ManualMiranda’s hit Broadway play Hamilton likely heads the list as the most profitable idea.inspired by reading a book for relaxation. Miranda’s sold-out musical has taken in several dollars to date and won yet another industry award..the Grammy. It […]

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Amazing Artistic Entrepreneurial Clock Maker

Nate Bowden Nate Bowden started tinkering with his parents clock at age 11. As an older teen, he offered his repair skills to a clock maker. After an apprenticeship of several years, he went into business for himself. Bowden’s appearance on season two of A Craftsman’s Legacy is a fascinating tour of his studio and reveals […]

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Cook’s Country: Testing Useful Consumer Products

Bad Barbecue Tool Design Why would a company produce a barbecue grill spatula that was so overheated during use that it was described as  “screaming hot”? Last year, once again, a gadget evaluation segment on Cook’s Country illustrated the consequences of overlooking critical thinking when creating a product Tester’s on the popular PBS program selected […]

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How A Costly Water Utility Bill Inspired A New Business Idea

Veteran Employment Project When a monthly water bill proved too costly for the salary of one veteran he found a way to solve his financial problem and create jobs for other soldiers. Whether or not one has an interest in growing vegetables the valuable lesson in this Charlie Rose interview can be applied to other circumstances. […]

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Historical Entrepreneurial Themes for February

Revisiting Jesse Owens…Update Interview Tavis Smiley… Race http://tinyurl.com/zv4duvm Other unforgettable historical profiles include Clementine Hunter, the Harlem Hell Fighter veteran Horace Pippin who became an artist despite war injury, Samuel Battle, and The Black Russian.   https://nichecreativity.com/dee-adams-online-class-8/   C Hits: 23

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