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Young Entrepreneurs

Startups

10 Time Sucks That Kill Startups

View spending your time as though you were spending your money.
Entrepreneurs

How to Identify Intrapreneurs Within Your Company

Intrapreneurs are indispensable investments for your organization. Here's how you can identify them early.
Franchisees

At 19, This Maaco Franchisee Began His Steady Rise to the Top

A damaged Camaro led Brian Greenley, then a high school senior, to a career as a franchisee.
Parenting

Open Letter to Parents: You Are Not Helping to Raise Leaders

You mean well for your kids, but by attacking teachers and schools, you are undermining your child's ability to complete in a global marketplace.
Wacky Business Ideas

How a Couple of College Kids Turned a Silly Sport into a Booming Business

Bubble soccer is the best kind of business bubble for Damon Grace and Lucas Andrews.
Education

Lachlan Johnson, 19, Became an Entrepreneur in Middle School. Here's Why Your Kid Should, Too.

Says the young business guru: "So while my Mom and Dad may be disappointed I miss the Dean's List occasionally, they rest well knowing I have the entrepreneurial skills necessary to do other things eq...
Education

Why Entrepreneurship Should Be Taught Starting in Junior High School

Research shows that the important lessons of entrepreneurship can be learned that early.
Big Data

Young Entrepreneurs Are Applying the Power of Big Data to the Real World

While data has been collected for centuries, only in the last few decades have we had the computing power to put that data to practical use.
Pivots

A Startup That Promised Cash to Engaged Couples Breaks Hearts With an Abrupt Pivot

After originally offering $10,000 to couples who remained married, SwanLuv changed its model to a crowdfunding platform.
Run a Better Business

3 Ways to Wisely Lead People Who Are Older Than You

One of the litmus tests of entrepreneurship is how well you lead and do business with people older than you. Follow these steps to do both successfully.
Networking

Do You Still Need a Business Card?

Canadian entrepreneurs need them, for sure. But what about everyone else? The answer is . . . probably not.
Take It From The Pros

10 Businesses You Can Start From Your Dorm Room

From information technology consulting to snow removal, the sky's the limit for college students to become entrepreneurs.
Marketing Mistakes

The 5 Most Damaging Marketing Mistakes New Entrepreneurs Make

One thing to learn is that you can't market to everyone all at once, just because 'everyone' is the largest possible audience.
Lifestyle

An Open Letter to Frustrated 20-Somethings

If it feels like a dead end showing up every day simply to have a roof over your head every night, then it's time to consider your alternatives for the next few decades.