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Jessica A. Zambarano: Starting a Coaching and Personal Assistance Business

| August 20, 2010 | 0 Comments
Jessica A. Zambarano: Starting a Coaching and Personal Assistance Business

Jessica Zambarano saw the rise of the virtual assistance, business coaching and personal coaching businesses. She started her business Personal Assist U more than six years ago, providing coaching and business development services for personal assistants and virtual assistants. She hedged her bets that these businesses will catch on, and she was right! We talked with Jessica about her experiences and learnings thus far from running her business.

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Is a Home Business Right for You?

| August 19, 2010 | 1 Comment
Is a Home Business Right for You?

Do you have what it takes to work on a business from your home? The truth is, not everyone is cut out to work from home. It is not as easy as a walk in the park, as some perceive it to be or some people may tell you about. Here are five traits you need to survive a home-based business.

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Elizabeth Bloch: Inventing an Anti-Wrinkle Sleep Product

| August 10, 2010 | 4 Comments
Elizabeth Bloch: Inventing an Anti-Wrinkle Sleep Product

Research shows that the way we sleep can add wrinkles to our face. To combat this extrinsic aging problem, Elizabeth Bloch created the Mumbani(TM) Fresh Face to protect the skin and avoid developing wrinkles while sleeping. Learn what inspired Elizabeth to invent this device and the challenges she is facing as she starts the business.

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Win a Lenovo Computer System: Enter Now!

Win a Lenovo Computer System: Enter Now!

Our Lenovo Computer Giveway is now open! The challenge is simple. Tell us what inspired you to start a business and become an entrepreneur.

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Bheestie Bags: Women-Invented Electronics-Drying Product

| June 17, 2010 | 1 Comment
Bheestie Bags: Women-Invented Electronics-Drying Product

Ever had any of your electronic gadgets falling into the water and becoming non-functional? Two sisters in the Oregon area Karen Wildman and Lisa Holmes invented an electronics drying product called Bheestie Bag designed to absorb the water from the gadgets to bring it back to life. Learn how they got the idea for their product.

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Lachy Groom: A Serial Entrepreneurial at 15

Lachy Groom: A Serial Entrepreneurial at 15

Lachy Groom is not your typical teenager. Yes, he goes to school, play sports and do normal teenager stuff. But unlike other teens, this 15-year-old native of Perth, Australia already has several businesses under his belt — all of which are doing quite well.

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Liz Lange: Success in Fashion Design

Liz Lange: Success in Fashion Design

The massive success of Liz Lange, founder of the designer maternity line that carries her name, is a result of Lange’s predisposition to following her instincts.

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Laurie Meyers: Success in the Online Coupon Business

| May 20, 2010 | 1 Comment
Laurie Meyers: Success in the Online Coupon Business

With the economic downturn, consumers tightening their budgets have turned to the Internet to get coupons to save money. That’s good news for entrepreneurs like Laurie Meyers, with her CouponSense.com, a website that takes the hard work out of coupon clipping.

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6 Strategies to Overcome Adversity

| May 13, 2010 | 1 Comment
6 Strategies to Overcome Adversity

Even though there is talk that things are turning around, 2010 is going to be tough for many. Learn how 10 extraordinary people overcame great adversity in their personal or professional lives by applying winning strategies that guided them out of the darkness of near-defeat and into the light of success.

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Angie Hicks: Success in Consumer Reviews with Angie’s List

Angie Hicks: Success in Consumer Reviews with Angie’s List

Angie Hicks co-founded the highly successful members-only consumer review site Angie’s List. Learn how Angie started the business and how she has driven it to success.

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