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Don't Rubber-Stamp Your Company's Wellness Program

Don't Rubber-Stamp Your Company's Wellness Program

Employers have multiple reasons to really encourage their workers' fitness and grant a financial incentive for follow-through.
How Much Risk Should First-Time Entrepreneurs Take On?

How Much Risk Should First-Time Entrepreneurs Take On?

Accepting risks is a skill that can be learned. When you're ready to launch a venture, consider these five tips that have proven effective in the classroom.
Why an Entrepreneur's Place Is in the Classroom

Why an Entrepreneur's Place Is in the Classroom

After completing his challenge of taking 30 courses in 30 days, a businessman shares his insights.
Cornering a Missed Pocket of the Ed-Tech Market

Cornering a Missed Pocket of the Ed-Tech Market

Entrepreneurs seeking to market to educators would benefit from understanding how new apps and tools align with schools’ day-to-day needs.
Employees Yearn to Learn. Here's What Employers Can Do to Help.

Employees Yearn to Learn. Here's What Employers Can Do to Help.

Training can ensue in a variety of settings short of the college campus.
The Top 10 Most Innovative Countries in the World

The Top 10 Most Innovative Countries in the World

This European country has reigned supreme as the most innovative in the world for the past four years, according to a new report.
4 Things I've Learned While Planning a New Business That's a Passion Project

4 Things I've Learned While Planning a New Business That's a Passion Project

Er, calm down and take it easy, an entrepreneur reminds herself. Not everyone will understand a novel concept from Day 1.
Which Nation Has the Most Money-Smart Teens? Hint: It's Not the U.S.

Which Nation Has the Most Money-Smart Teens? Hint: It's Not the U.S.

A large-scale international study on financial topics shows American teens have quite a bit of catching up to do.
5 Quotes to Get Your Creative Juices Flowing

5 Quotes to Get Your Creative Juices Flowing

Think your line of business doesn't need creativity? Think again! Every entrepreneur needs imagination to thrive.
Will University of Texas President Get the Ax?

Will University of Texas President Get the Ax?

Bill Powers' days as the head of UT's flagship campus are numbered. If he gets his way, he'll stay through next May. It's anyone's guess at the moment.
Survey: College Degrees Still Matter. Sort Of.

Survey: College Degrees Still Matter. Sort Of.

While a college degree opens the door, it’s no longer a trump card, finds career website Glassdoor.
5 Crucial Business Lessons You Learned in High School

5 Crucial Business Lessons You Learned in High School

If you're wondering how to further your career, think back to your teen years with these pieces of advice.
17 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

17 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

Want to be more productive next time you go online? Check out this list of informative sites.
Think College Is Expensive Now? Wait Until July 1.

Think College Is Expensive Now? Wait Until July 1.

Interest rates on federal student loans are set to rise again.
Tech Companies Deserve More Credit for Their Diversity

Tech Companies Deserve More Credit for Their Diversity

The numbers that critics use to paint a damaging picture of Silicon Valley need to be viewed in context.
Going From 'Least Likely to Succeed' and Charting a Path to Prosperity

Going From 'Least Likely to Succeed' and Charting a Path to Prosperity

An entrepreneur without a college degree gives his ingredients for overcoming hurdles and learning the skills to run a robust enterprise.
In Starbucks' Grand Plan for Employee Education, Who's Paying for What?

In Starbucks' Grand Plan for Employee Education, Who's Paying for What?

The coffee company and partner Arizona State have clarified the parameters of the new college program.
Franchise Players: Helping Her Son Brought This Mother to Franchising

Franchise Players: Helping Her Son Brought This Mother to Franchising

Kristel Thomas was willing to do whatever it took to help her son and other kids overcome their neurological challenges. It led to her becoming a franchisee.
Starbucks Finds a Free-Market Solution to Education Costs

Starbucks Finds a Free-Market Solution to Education Costs

An important shift in who actually subsidizes out-of-control tuition inflation seems like a good first step.
Starbucks Will Fund Online College Degrees for Thousands of Employees

Starbucks Will Fund Online College Degrees for Thousands of Employees

College juniors and seniors who work more than 20 hours per week will be eligible to enroll in a tuition-free online program with Arizona State University.
10-Year-Old Boy-Genius is One of the Youngest High School Graduates Ever

10-Year-Old Boy-Genius is One of the Youngest High School Graduates Ever

Sacramento, CA's Tanishq Abraham joined Mensa at age four and expects to graduate from college by 12 or 13.
James Dyson: 'Never Be Afraid to Fail'

James Dyson: 'Never Be Afraid to Fail'

James Dyson isn't just about vacuums. The inventor is also a pioneer in wearable gadgets and green technology. Through his experiences, the entrepreneur learned the one person he needed to believe in his technology was himself.
Treat Your Corporate Job as an Entrepreneurial Training Program

Treat Your Corporate Job as an Entrepreneurial Training Program

Aspiring entrepreneurs could learn valuable lessons that would help develop the know-how to run their own companies.
Obama's Student Loan Measure: What You Should Know.

Obama's Student Loan Measure: What You Should Know.

President Obama has signed an executive order to expand eligibility for income-based repayment plans.
Pro Hockey Players' Entrepreneurial Power Play

Pro Hockey Players' Entrepreneurial Power Play

Former NHL players more likely than other pro athletes to start successful businesses.
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