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  • Meet The 10-Year-Old Social Entrepreneur Helping The Homeless Across The Nation

    Meet The 10-Year-Old Social Entrepreneur Helping The Homeless Across The Nation

    via Forbes: Jahkil Jackson of Chicago, Illinois is one busy young man. He’s a student, a tap dancer, a basketball player, an actor, a model, and he’s a social entrepreneur who is on a mission to help the homeless in Chicago and throughout the world. At his young age of 10, he’s already given out over 6,000 Blessing Bags to those in need. Blessing Bags are filled with basic items that homeless need to improve their […]

  • 3 Reasons Budding Entrepreneurs Should Finish College

    3 Reasons Budding Entrepreneurs Should Finish College

    via bizjournals: About this time of year, many students are questioning the value of staying in school. There’s an increasing chorus of proponents urging them to drop out. They say, “You don’t need a formal education anymore, especially if you are planning on being an entrepreneur.” They say, “Just get started, the real-world experience will be more effective than the abstract and theoretical education you get in college.” They are quick to support this advice with […]

  • Five Lessons On Entrepreneurship From Tilman Fertitta’s Billion Dollar Buyer

    Five Lessons On Entrepreneurship From Tilman Fertitta’s Billion Dollar Buyer

    via Forbes: Whoever said you can’t learn anything from reality television hasn’t watched Tilman Fertitta’s Billion Dollar Buyer. I’ve been avidly following the show for three seasons, and Fertitta’s advice to young entrepreneurs is just as on point and relevant for young entrepreneurs as for experienced entrepreneurs like myself. If you’re not familiar with Fertitta (full disclosure: Fertitta is listed as a speaker on my website but we have never represented him), he’s a billionaire entrepreneur […]

  • 5 Ways Successful Entrepreneurs Approach Problems and Solve Them Effectively

    5 Ways Successful Entrepreneurs Approach Problems and Solve Them Effectively

    via yourstory: Success is about how you stand out in a crowd, make a mark, and do things differently. For an entrepreneur, that is what differentiates the successful ones from the rest. In a journey fraught with challenges on a day-to-day basis, how does one embrace success? A lot of the responsibility for this lies on the shoulders of the entrepreneur and their approach to problems and challenges. One of the best examples of not letting […]

  • Why There’s No Such Thing as a Corporate Entrepreneur

    Why There’s No Such Thing as a Corporate Entrepreneur

    via HBR: Can we please agree that there is no such thing as a corporate entrepreneur? The term corporate entrepreneur devalues what real entrepreneurs do, and it creates a haze of hokum around people trying to innovate in large companies that sets them up to fail. There is an ocean of difference between people innovating or designing new offerings inside a large company, and actual entrepreneurs. On one shore of the ocean is certainty — the […]

  • Can Entrepreneurship Be Taught?

    Can Entrepreneurship Be Taught?

    via Forbes: Alejandro Cremades here. I’m the executive chairman of CoFoundersLab, one of the largest communities of entrepreneurs online. CoFoundersLab’s community of expert entrepreneurs often advises new founders to critically assess the strategies of other start-ups, especially unicorns, who prove time and again that they possess visionary leaders. In this thread found on CoFoundersLab, Patrick Larsen, examines the path to becoming an entrepreneur. Specifically, he explores whether it’s important for a prospective entrepreneur to have an […]

  • 2018 Entrepreneur’s recipe for Problem Solving

    2018 Entrepreneur’s recipe for Problem Solving

    via Huffpost : As we recap 2017 and reflect upon our experiences, I could not help but think about the time few months ago when my company (a part of it) was in a very tricky situation. The first reaction was – I am done, there is no way out of it. The second reaction – I can turn a blind eye and move on and things will get better by itself. The third reaction […]

  • How Women Entrepreneurs Can Make A Better 2018

    How Women Entrepreneurs Can Make A Better 2018

    via Forbes : 2017 is drawing to a close; it’s been a tough year, but it has also been one of a great deal of progress. Capped by the ongoing reckoning of sexual predation and assault, this year has been the starkest reminder that progress for women tends to be conditional: we get welcomed into the workforce at the price of sexual exploitation, and when that exploitation is challenged, our right to be angry is called […]

  • Office Entrepreneur Worker Undertake Computer Man

    Planning to be an entrepreneur? Ask yourself these 5 questions first

    via Economic Times : Starting a small business is on the minds of so many people these days. Not necessarily the kind that would fire the imagination of a venture capitalist and get listed at an eye-popping premium. We are talking about enterprises that are being set up by people who want to be their own bosses; who are tired of the office routine; who see business ideas around; who want to earn more and enjoy […]

  • Office Entrepreneur Worker Undertake Computer Man

    Planning To Be An Entrepreneur? Ask Yourself These 5 Questions First

    via Economic Times : Starting a small business is on the minds of so many people these days. Not necessarily the kind that would fire the imagination of a venture capitalist and get listed at an eye-popping premium. We are talking about enterprises that are being set up by people who want to be their own bosses; who are tired of the office routine; who see business ideas around; who want to earn more and enjoy […]