Business Born at a Bar

July 21, 2011 § Leave a comment


 

Read this inspiring, creative article via Entrepreneur.com that explains how 5 successful businesses where “born at a bar” through cocktail napkin exchanges.

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brilliant business books for entrepreneurs

June 27, 2011 § Leave a comment


Here is a list of must read business books for all entrepreneurs, no matter what stage of the game you’re in. Hosted by a panel of business VIPs, including Rick Wagoner, CEO of General Motors; Sallie Krawcheck, CEO of  Citigroup’s Global Wealth Management Unit; Marc Benioff, CEO of Salesforce.com, this uber successful group rates a list of must-reads to come out with the overall winner. A book worthy of putting everything aside for, no doubt.

For the list of books and the winner, click here.

10 College Startups to Change the World

June 23, 2011 § Leave a comment


At the Kairos Global Summit event in March, approximately 300 “Kairos fellows”  met with mentors from the private industry, the not for profit sector, and government to discuss huge, global issues like world hunger, access to clean water, higher education, energy consumption, empowering women globally, and expanding access to health care.

Students met with “50 most innovative student ventures,” presented by The Campaign for Free Enterprise, on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

Read more about the innovative student ventures that are sure to become big news. Also, made sure to check out this innovative Mexican company on how it’s changing the face of energy consumption worldwide.

San Francisco to Serve as First-Ever U.S. Host for Wharton Global Alumni Forum, June 22-24

June 13, 2011 § Leave a comment


From Business Wire:

The 2011 Global Alumni Forum will center on the theme, “Creative Solutions to Global Challenges,” and aims to develop new solutions to emerging political, economic and environmental issues. Attendees will have the opportunity to interact with key players who are driving these changes both during the Forum as well as at evening networking events.

Look out for the conference this June 22-24 in San Francisco

 

Start It Up

June 13, 2011 § Leave a comment


Got a Start-Up that’s going well and looking to give back to your community?

Take your newfound knowledge of the entrepreneurial sphere and share the wealth with other potential leaders. The Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship’s mission is to provide programs that inspire young people from low-income communities to stay in school, to recognize business opportunities and to plan for successful futures. Take a look at the Start It Up website (http://www.nfte.com/) for an inspiring list of fresh, young entrepreneurs and the challenges they’ve overcome to reach their potential. 

 

What All Entrepreneurs Should Do This Summer

June 13, 2011 § Leave a comment


Here’s an excellent article on what entrepreneurs should do this summer, including amazing advice that comes from a group of business men and women that have really been in the entrepreneur’s shoes:

Tip #4) Send your employees packing. “Make your valuable employees take a vacation and then do their job for a week. It will put you back in touch with what is going on in your company.”

— Harry Geller, entrepreneur-in-residence, Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship

There’s a good idea for everyone in here…

Do You Know the CYBF?

June 10, 2011 § Leave a comment


What is the CYBF, you might ask yourself? A new basic color code? Nope. It’s The Canadian Youth Business Foundation that offers support to young entrepreneurs, guiding and showing them the way to start and develop their own companies, and initiate long-lasting, abundant work for themselves. Watch this video on it to see what you could be missing.

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