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Two Favorite Internet Finds February 2019

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America ReFramed PBS -The hidden history of an area once called Black WallStreet in the era after the civil war. Fascinating histoy and modern-day information from descendents of all black towns. Reference https://www.pbs.org/video/arf-struggle-hope-trailer/ America’s Heartland Episode 1306 includes insightful segment … Continue reading

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5 Favorite Internet Finds December 2018

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*Between the Lines with Barry Kilbrick will replay on January 6, 2019 an appearance with TV and magazine writer Nell Scovell. From the Simpson’s to Murphy Brown, Newhart, Sabrina the Teenage Witch Scovell’s industry experience is insightful, at times funny, and eye-opening … Continue reading

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5 Interesting Internet Finds: Nov 2018

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Between the lines with Barry Kilbrick…How film critic Lenoard Maltin, at age 13-years was inspired to become a writer before the internet era is a core theme in this interview based on Maltin’s memoir Hooked on Hollywood. Viewers may have … Continue reading

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What Some Students Should Know About the Marketplace

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Students should learn more about navigating the marketplace for their own protection. Innocent middle, even elementary age students may find themselves center stage in a nightmare they can’t process. One case in point: The recent news story of 9-year old, … Continue reading

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Foresight: One Thing Every Gig Worker or Aspiring Entrepreneurs Must Not Overlook

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Whether able-bodied worker or freelancer, Michael Finney’s consumer report on a potential downside of the gig economy is an important reminder. And underscored by two sobering experiences noted in links below. References AC7KGo Potential downside of the gig economy https://abc7news.com/careers/potential-downfalls-to-picking-up-side-jobs-for-extra-cash/4145567/ … Continue reading

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Economic, Social, Cultural, and Community Ties to Food

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Interesting 2015 PBS special includes segments on youth activity and skill set with an iconic comfort food., and how the economic downturn of 2008 inspired small business and home-based businesses startups. Highlights from more than 10 states include unique family … Continue reading

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When Using Numbers to Measure Success May be Mistake

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C The Tyranny of Metrics by Professor Jerry Muller. Eye opening book talk with Q&A reveals how fixation on numbers stifles innovation, imitative, and motivation in different fields. C-span.org https://www.c-span.org/video/?441850-2/the-tyranny-metrics Dee Adams is the author of Finding Your Niche: Discover…

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Cool Entrepreneur Stories in the News

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Mr. Reggie… Kron4.com https://www.kron4.com/news/police-called-on-12-year-old-cutting-neighbor-s-grass-now-his-business-is-booming-1/1273890250 Underwater Dog… https://www.kron4.com/news/national/world-renowned-underwater-photographer-creates-unique-dog-portraits/1277867889 PBS.org New Mexico Fantasyland https://www.pbs.org/newshour/show/how-this-artist-fantasyland-became-a-new-mexico-moneymaker Dee Adams is the author of Finding Your Niche:Discover…

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Q & A: How Some Entrepreneurs Can Avoid Crowdfunding Pitfalls

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Q:  Whether Kickstarter or a  competing platform, any advice for someone thinking about crowdfunding a business project? A:  Look beyond the hype.  Investigate the skills and commitment required to succeed in a crowdfunding project. It’s far more involved than you … Continue reading

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Hugh Jackman: Business Warning

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Not even a celebrity can sell a product if it’s not good, said Hugh Jackman recently in a news interview. The entertainer and successful coffee entrepreneur cited two iconic figures who failed at ventures despite fame: Babe Ruth and Frank … Continue reading

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