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Danielle Rayo: Success in the Education Consulting Business

Danielle Rayo: Success in the Education Consulting Business

| October 27, 2010 | 2 Comments

Spurred by her passion for educating young people, Danielle Rayo started her own education consulting and tutorial service. In 2008, she started Competitive Advantage to help kids succeed academically and achieve their full potential. We talked with Rayo on how she started Competitive Advantage and the challenges she faced in this business.

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Lisa Marie Grillos: Bag for Bikers with Hambone Designs

Lisa Marie Grillos: Bag for Bikers with Hambone Designs

| October 22, 2010 | 0 Comments

Lisa Marie Grillos was one of the casualties of the economic downturn. But she turned that misfortune into an opportunity and started her own business creating specialty bags for bikers. Learn how she got the idea for Hambone Designs.

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Abby Appelt: How to Bring a New Product to Market

Abby Appelt: How to Bring a New Product to Market

| October 20, 2010 | 1 Comment

Abby Appelt shares tips on how she has navigated the often unclear road of product development for her new product, Crutch Skins™ – the self-adhesive ‘skin’ decals that bring personality to crutches and canes. Learn the steps she took to take her innovative idea to market.

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Tory Johnson: Starting a Business on a Shoestring Budget

Tory Johnson: Starting a Business on a Shoestring Budget

| October 19, 2010 | 3 Comments

You can start a business for very little budget — and then see it grow big, as Tory Johnson has done. She started Woman for Hire, an online recruiting site targeted at college-educated women on a shoestring budget. Read about her tips on how to start a business on a shoestring budget.

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Jennifer Dugan: Success in the Travel Business

Jennifer Dugan: Success in the Travel Business

| October 13, 2010 | 1 Comment

Success did not come easy for Jennifer Dugan, founder of Dugan’s Travels, but her struggle to find a meaningful business that can support her growing family paid off. Read how a stay at home mom found success in the travel business.

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Starting an Event Management Business

Starting an Event Management Business

| October 6, 2010 | 5 Comments

Daydreaming about starting an event management business? Maybe you have already worked in the events industry and think about working for yourself. Learn the basics you need to start an event management business.

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Attitude Adjustment 101: Nine Ways to Transform Your Career

Attitude Adjustment 101: Nine Ways to Transform Your Career

| September 28, 2010 | 2 Comments

Much of your success is determined by your attitude. Education is worthwhile but a good attitude is priceless. If you search for a college that has a concentration of study entitled Attitude, you will come up empty handed. Yet, the world would be a better place if we could all major in Attitude.

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What I Know Now About Success Book Review

What I Know Now About Success Book Review

| September 27, 2010 | 0 Comments

People succeed, not because they never make mistakes, but because they have the courage to overcome adversities and challenges. Even the most accomplished and successful individuals have fears and insecurities. They have their missteps as well. Read the review of the book “What I Know Now About Success: Letters from Extraordinary Women to Their Younger Selves.”

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Fiona King: Success with Washable Diapers

Fiona King: Success with Washable Diapers

| September 24, 2010 | 5 Comments

Looking to start a business? Follow Fiona King’s path to finding the right business: think of a better alternative to an existing product that does not meet your needs. She started her successful business TotBots after she got frustrated with disposable diapers, and developed a better alternative that consumers loved.

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Jenifer Gifford: Starting a Consignment Sales Business

Jenifer Gifford: Starting a Consignment Sales Business

| September 23, 2010 | 4 Comments

Jenifer Gifford attended several consignment sales and found herself instantly hooked! She loved the hunt for great deals and the fun and excitement of consignment sales. So much so that she started selling, volunteering and organizing these one week events offered twice a year. Learn about organizing consignment sales.

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