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Franchise Players: How This Professor Became a Tutoring Franchisee

Franchise Players: How This Professor Became a Tutoring Franchisee

After 19 years as a professor at the University of Portland, Dr. Mind Hsu turned his hobby of tutoring into a second career.
Businesses Bet Big on Teaching People to Code

Businesses Bet Big on Teaching People to Code

New companies are cropping up to meet the demand for software developers and programmers.
21 Resources to Make You a Better Entrepreneur

21 Resources to Make You a Better Entrepreneur

Here is where you should be looking to learn new things about your industry, as well as different facets of running a business.
A Rare Glimpse Inside Apple University, the Company's Covert Training Grounds

A Rare Glimpse Inside Apple University, the Company's Covert Training Grounds

In exquisitely austere classrooms, Apple employees are taught brand values and corporate history by a full-time staff that hails from Yale, Harvard and M.I.T.
Can Students Still Chase a Startup Career While in College?

Can Students Still Chase a Startup Career While in College?

Why entrepreneurial courses, campus leadership roles, and extracurricular activities are simply not enough.
How You Can Help Fix the Big Literacy Problem at U.S. Businesses

How You Can Help Fix the Big Literacy Problem at U.S. Businesses

Encourage reading activities at your workplace and in the surrounding community to foster productivity and prosperity.
Summer School for Entrepreneurs Is Now in Session

Summer School for Entrepreneurs Is Now in Session

Extra reading and training could help you get ahead this season.
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.
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