Could Renovating Abandoned Hotels and Motels Solve California's Housing Crisis?
Adaptive reuse is gaining traction as more state officials introduce the possibility of converting large abandoned spaces into affordable housing.
How to See Beyond Your Past When Creating a Business
Spiritual business coach Ava Johanna overcame homelessness and hardship and found prosperity. Here's her story, plus her top four tips on facing fears.
Microsoft Pledges $500M for Affordable Housing in Seattle
The pledge is intended to help tackle the low and middle-income housing crisis in Seattle, but also to encourage policy change, new investment by the state, and to support organizations that help the homeless.
This Entrepreneur Risked It All and Ended Up Homeless Handing Out Resumes on a Street Corner
Talk about embracing failure.
Seattle Is Taxing Amazon to Help Solve Its Homeless Problem: Bad Move.
Amazon paid zero federal income tax on a 2017 profit of $5.6 billion. It received a $784 million rebate from the new federal tax law. Seattle's 'head tax' will cost it $12.4 million yearly for five years.
Starbucks Is Now Open for Loitering and It's a Terrible Business Decision
The chain is now allowing anyone to use their spaces, regardless of whether they purchase anything.
Fire Your Marketing Team and Hire Homeless People
A man holding a clever sign reminded me about the power of great copy.
These Wildly Successful Entrepreneurs Once Were Homeless
Be inspired by these contemporary, real-life Horatio Alger stories of hard work and success.
Is it Responsible for a Homeless Single Parent to Launch a Business?
Entrepreneurs normally encourage people to stop at nothing to pursue their dreams. In this case, one entrepreneur isn't so sure.
How This Former Councilwoman Is Helping Vets and the Homeless Find Jobs
A Los Angeles civil servant explains the challenges related to the work force today.
Orphaned and Homeless, How This Self-Taught Techie Founded a Multi-Million Dollar Empire
Jason Wolfe's leading e-tail venture, GiftCards.com, took shape while he was living in his car and teaching himself to code with books checked out of the library.
Entrepreneur's Nonprofit Rolls Out a Nontraditional Shelter for the Homeless
EDAR offers mobile protection to give homeless people a roof as a low-cost alternative solution to a widespread community problem.
Business Incubators for a Variety of Niches
A growing number of specialized, market-specific business accelerators are helping entrepreneurs around the country get their businesses off the ground