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Kristin Ohlson

18 Recent Stories

Save Water, Make Money

These drought-busting businesses have discovered the fountain of wealth.
September 18, 2008 in Entrepreneur Magazine

Get Creative

Ignite your team's innovative spark--and watch fresh ideas power your business to new heights.
July 1, 2008 in Entrepreneur Magazine

His and Hers

How to design an office everyone on staff will love.
August 1, 2007 in Entrepreneur Magazine

No EZ Answers

The empowerment zone program held lots of promise. So why didn't it deliver?
July 1, 2007 in Entrepreneur Magazine

Space Odyssey

The hope of easy access to space sparks sky-high innovation.
June 1, 2007 in Entrepreneur Magazine

Labor Pains

How to ensure your workers in China are treated fairly.
May 1, 2007 in Entrepreneur Magazine

Crafty Cause

Raising awareness for a cause helped this handbag-maker raise her profile.
May 1, 2007 in Entrepreneur Magazine

Lasso Talent With a Staffing Service

This ever-hot industry shows no sign of cooling down. Here's how you can get started in the staffing services business.
December 1, 2006 in Business Ideas

Start a Niche Gym

You don't have to be a fitness giant to start your own gym--just focus on a narrow niche to bring your business idea to life.
November 17, 2006 in Business Ideas

Help Seniors Transition to a New Life

Moving from a family home can be traumatic. This business idea helps seniors downsize into a new, smaller living facility.
November 17, 2006 in Business Ideas

Non-Medical Home Care

With an aging population, the need for non-medical home care businesses will certainly rise in the future.
November 17, 2006 in Business Ideas

Career and Life Coaching for Baby Boomers

Life changes, layoffs, aging parents--baby boomers have a lot to face in the coming years. Help them out with a boomer counseling business.
November 17, 2006 in Business Ideas

Build Expanded Living Spaces

Once the interior or a house or business is done, it's time to improve the exterior. And that's where your new expanded living space business comes in.
November 17, 2006 in Business Ideas

Make Lives Easier Through Design

Functional, stylish products are the hallmark of inclusive design. And with 50 million Americans with some sort of physical limitation, the market is there for this new business niche.
November 17, 2006 in Business Ideas

Help Employers Screen Applicants

Employee screening is a multi-billion dollar business. Here's how you can get in on this hot business idea.
November 17, 2006 in Business Ideas

Connect with Cuba

The embargo is still in place, but it's not too early to dream.
November 1, 2006 in Entrepreneur Magazine

Doing Business in Afghanistan

The opportunities in Afghanistan are once-in-a-lifetime.
September 1, 2006 in International Growth

Burst of Energy

Forward-thinking entrepreneurs are making leaps and bounds in the field of renewable clean energy. How can you get involved?
February 1, 2006