Trends for 2003
Want to stay a step ahead of the competition? Keep your eye on these hot trends for the new year.
Remember all that talk a few years ago about how the new millennium was going to bring about big changes in life in general and entrepreneurship in particular? Whether or not you've noticed any of these big changes, some of these trends continue. See if you recognize any of these.
Trend #1: Social
Philanthropy and social activism have been on the rise for several years, but they began to soar after the events of September 11. And budding entrepreneurs have discovered that a successful business can help others as well as themselves. Take Guatemalan-born Hilda Salazar, for example. This 22-year-old Washington, DC, resident remembered how difficult moving was for her and wanted to ease the stress for other children in the same situation. But how?
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