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How to Start a Successful Small Business

| December 27, 2010 | 1 Comment
How to Start a Successful Small Business

There’s really no single winning formula that can guarantee the success of your business. You just need to find the right business idea, and execute your strategies flawlessly. Of course, that’s easier said than done.

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Making the Leap of Faith and Starting a Business

| December 14, 2010 | 1 Comment
Making the Leap of Faith and Starting a Business

Many people nurture the dream of becoming their own boss and turning what they love into a business. However many find their dreams derailed as their lives lead them to different paths.

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Ten Game Changing Strategies to Achieve Success and Find Greatness

| November 23, 2010 | 0 Comments
Ten Game Changing Strategies to Achieve Success and Find Greatness

From Dr. Randal Pinkett, the first and only African American to win NBC network’s hit reality TV show The Apprentice, here’s an inspiring article that provides a strategic roadmap to help African Americans succeed. It presents a trailblazing path for leveraging ethnic and cultural assets to not only win the game of success in any arena, but to reshape America and leave a powerful legacy.

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Rent Maternity Clothes Online: Business Idea for Women

| November 22, 2010 | 2 Comments
Rent Maternity Clothes Online: Business Idea for Women

Pregnancy is a very special time for any woman and her family. However, it is also a time when women are faced with a lot of fashion challenges.
Marcelle Costello launched RentMaternityWear.com to allow pregnant women to rent special occasion clothes and dresses – such as baby showers, cocktail parties, weddings, even date nights – without breaking the bank.

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A Work at Home Mom’s On-the-Go Tools for Work and Productivity

| November 22, 2010 | 2 Comments
A Work at Home Mom’s On-the-Go Tools for Work and Productivity

When you’re a work at home mom trying to balance a business with family, it is hard to find time to work while taking care of a busy household. One option is to be very flexible and work at every opportunity you can — even if that means working in your car, in a coffee shop, or while the kids are finishing their ballet lessons.

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How Starting a Business Can Affect Marriage and the Family

| November 16, 2010 | 1 Comment
How Starting a Business Can Affect Marriage and the Family

Starting a business, in some instances, can be bad for families and relationships. When a family member (say a husband) starts a business, the whole family can be affected — and not always for the better. Here are some risks starting a business can bring to families and marriages:

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Steve Jobs: Career Advice for Tough Times

| November 10, 2010 | 2 Comments
Steve Jobs: Career Advice for Tough Times

The global recession has forced many people to reconsider their careers and life choices. In these turbulent times, where does one turn for career advice? As I was researching the material for my new book, The Innovation Secrets of Steve Jobs (McGraw Hill) I realized that many of the principles behind Jobs’ breakthrough success at Apple apply equally to the management of one’s career.

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What Inspires Successful Women Entrepreneurs?

| November 2, 2010 | 2 Comments
What Inspires Successful Women Entrepreneurs?

What inspires successful entrepreneurs? What words of wisdom guide their actions and thinking? Paul Thornton in his new book “Leadership – Off the Wall” looks at the quotes leaders and successful women entrepreneurs post on their office walls and keep on their desks.

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Lisa Marie Grillos: Bag for Bikers with Hambone Designs

| October 22, 2010 | 0 Comments
Lisa Marie Grillos: Bag for Bikers with Hambone Designs

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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Tory Johnson: Starting a Business on a Shoestring Budget

| October 19, 2010 | 3 Comments
Tory Johnson: Starting a Business on a Shoestring Budget

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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