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Franchise Players: A 19-Year-Old-Theater School Franchisee on Discipline
Franchise Players

Franchise Players: A 19-Year-Old-Theater School Franchisee on Discipline

This Scottish Razzamataz Theatre Schools franchisee used franchising to get into business young while learning from an organization's experience.
Kate Taylor
Business-Savvy Teens Tap Dynamic New Collector's Market: Designer Sneakers
Collectibles

Business-Savvy Teens Tap Dynamic New Collector's Market: Designer Sneakers

Much-coveted shoes are being bartered and sold by high schoolers at sneaker conventions across the country at eye-opening prices, The New York Times reports.
Geoff Weiss
Think Your Job Sucks? New MTV Show Profiles Strange and Awesome Career Paths
Television

Think Your Job Sucks? New MTV Show Profiles Strange and Awesome Career Paths

MTV's new series, which profiles snake venom milkers, beer keg inventors and junk food bloggers, represents the network's first foray into business-centric content.
Geoff Weiss
Why Microsoft Is Thankful for a 5-Year-Old Xbox Fan
Young Entrepreneurs

Why Microsoft Is Thankful for a 5-Year-Old Xbox Fan

A little boy discovered a major security loophole in the product, something people 10 times his age didn't notice.
Nina Zipkin
Millennial Misconceptions: How You're Totally Wrong About This Generation
Millennials

Millennial Misconceptions: How You're Totally Wrong About This Generation

While millennials are often perceived as lazy, entitled and tech obsessed, research has shown otherwise. Here are the top three millennial myths and tips on how to manage this generation.
Jared Hecht
8 Lessons This Record-Breaking Girl Scout Can Teach Entrepreneurs
Young Entrepreneurs

8 Lessons This Record-Breaking Girl Scout Can Teach Entrepreneurs

Katie Francis sold 21,477 boxes of Girl Scout cookies this year. Here's what she can teach you about entrepreneurship.
Kate Taylor
Meet the 25-Year-Old Wedding Photographer Who Became CEO of Lonely Planet
Hiring

Meet the 25-Year-Old Wedding Photographer Who Became CEO of Lonely Planet

Daniel Houghton, a former wedding photographer with no prior executive experience, has been trying to turn around global travel guide company Lonely Planet.
Geoff Weiss
Student Startup: Why College Is the Perfect Time to Launch a Business
College Entrepreneurs

Student Startup: Why College Is the Perfect Time to Launch a Business

You are stressed, busy and broke. Of course it is the perfect time to start a company.
Jessica Ekstrom
5 Ways to Teach Your Children to be Kidpreneurs (Infographic)
Kids

5 Ways to Teach Your Children to be Kidpreneurs (Infographic)

It's never too early to teach the building blocks of discipline, structure and planning.
3 Ways to Keep College Entrepreneurs' Dreams Alive, Even After Graduation
Education

3 Ways to Keep College Entrepreneurs' Dreams Alive, Even After Graduation

With many students seeing their college careers end in a few short months, their safety net is also disappearing.
Steve VanderVeen
Talk About Ambition: One Girl Scout Sold 18,000 Boxes of Cookies
Young Entrepreneurs

Talk About Ambition: One Girl Scout Sold 18,000 Boxes of Cookies

Katie Francis of Oklahoma City broke the national record, selling more than 18,000 boxes of Girl Scout cookies in seven weeks. Her secret? Commitment.
Kate Taylor
Inspired or Insane: This 28-Year-Old Vows to Launch a New Business Every Week for One Year
Profiles

Inspired or Insane: This 28-Year-Old Vows to Launch a New Business Every Week for One Year

A serial entrepreneur who was once on 'Shark Tank' is embarking on a bold new mission.
Geoff Weiss
Young Millionaire: Inside the Mind of Yahoo's Teen Sensation Nick D'Aloisio
Innovator Profiles

Young Millionaire: Inside the Mind of Yahoo's Teen Sensation Nick D'Aloisio

While he has already accomplished far more than most of us will in our entire lives, the humble London 18-year-old says he leads a 'fairly normal life.'
Kim Lachance Shandrow
15-Year-Old Entrepreneur Looks to Disrupt Sugary Drinks Market
Young Entrepreneurs

15-Year-Old Entrepreneur Looks to Disrupt Sugary Drinks Market

Recent Shark Tank contestant infuses some 'sweet' innovation in his product that seeks to replace soda and sports beverages.
Adam Toren