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Gates, Buffett, Kevin Rose and Pete Cashmore: Entrepreneurs Speak

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Patrick Chukwura at Young Entrepreneurs , Sept. Muhammad Yunus with the Nobel Foundation , Oct. Elizabeth Sabol-Jones at Inspirist , Jan.

Ego Surfing and Your Online Presence Part 1

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Career Tips Blog Short and Sweet to Help You Compete! Subscribe via Email Home Bio Contact My latest tweet - Click to follow sons first drum lesson was cool! Ego Surfing and Your Online Presence Part 1 To ego surf means to search the internet for your own name to see what information comes up. Next, add one of the meta-search engines. Thanks!

Self-employment and starting a business in tough times

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Entrepreneur Self-employment Career TipsNow may not feel like the time for taking financial risks, especially starting a business.

Self-Employment & Entrepreneurship: Hope Springs Eternal

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In the sinking ship that is our economy at the moment, entrepreneurs are our diversification trump card. And they are alive and well.

Initiative vs. Entrepreneurship

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High initiative people/entrepreneurs have lots of ideas. Bring on the high initiative/potential entrepreneur candidates.

In considering self-employment, think of flames. and artists.

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Would-be business owners can decide whether to be discouraged or educated by crash and burn stories about other entrepreneurs. This morning I felt myself cringe as I read about the entrepreneur and fashion designer Sigrid Olsen's business demise. Entrepreneur Self-employment Career Tips Business TipsBut Ms. Artists, like Ms.

Hot New Business and Self-Employment Options

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took my son to the Barnes & Noble train set to play, and while there, I browsed Entrepreneur.com's spring 2008 Hot List: Best Businesses, Markets, Trends & Ideas. Unlike many entrepreneur books that focus on the "rah rah, you can do it" theme and the magic formula for the right idea with a brief mix of business plan advice, Ms.

Learn from Olympians - Keeping the Business Alive

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But to link this to career choice and self-employment (you knew that link was coming), this Wall Street Journal article on Phelps' business prospects reminds us of the "flash in the pan" danger that confronts many would-be entrepreneurs like this champion. Entrepreneur Self-employment Business TipsPizza is a luxury not a staple.

Getting Startup Money is a Pain in the.

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Having talked with a few people "in the know," I hear this feeling is not unusual among would-be entrepreneurs or self-employed with that hot new business idea. So how do you get the money to get started as self-employed or an entrepreneur? Entrepreneur Self-employment Business TipsIt is also true.

Stop watching the news

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Entrepreneur Self-employment School Counseling Career Decision Barriers Career Indecision College Counseling Politics Career Change career explorationWhether you are choosing a career , making a career change , or deciding whether to start your own business , this is admittedly an unsettled and uncertain economic time.

Start a Business with People Like You

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Entrepreneur Self-employment Business TipsAs you should know by now, our companion websites The Career Key and The Self-Employment Key both rely on the well known and researched Holland's Theory of Career Choice as the basis for making good decisions about careers and starting a business. Has this been your experience?

Starting a Business Using Holland's Theory

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Entrepreneur Self-employment SEK Career TipsIn starting a business , you need to consider many important questions like what business idea to choose, how to implement it, and how to pay for it. But what about your personality's compatibility with starting a business - and its compatibility with certain types of businesses?

Reading OK! magazine and self-employment ideas

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Entrepreneur Self-employment SEK Business TipsIf you want to find out what startup businesses may NOT be the right choice, OK! and other gossip and fashion magazines are your idea book. These magazines contain ads/articles for many of the products featured in hot new business lists. The "hot" lists say little about these challenges.

How to Get the Coolest Jobs - life@work

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Be Patient. Dont you want to know what a computational linguist is in the first place? In Howd You Score That Gig? like this too. like this too.

Great Resume Tips For Entrepreneurs When Applying For Executive.

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There are a lot of entrepreneurs who have successfully made the transition, which is good news for you. Bookmark the permalink.

your brand in the world of digital intimacy

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Posted by: Resume Sample | September 23, 2008 at 04:34 AM Thanks, Jim. Posted by: Walter Akana | September 27, 2008 at 02:22 PM Verify your Comment Previewing your Comment Posted by: | This is only a preview. Threshold Consulting: Its Your Life, Own It! This drew blank stares from people who had not heard of it. Please try again.

your brand ? in twelve seconds

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Posted by: Anita Bruzzese | August 27, 2008 at 04:44 PM Hi Anita! After all, 30-second elevator pitches are *so* time consuming :-) Posted by: Walter Akana | August 28, 2008 at 10:23 AM Very interesting example of branding. Posted by: Miriam Salpeter, Keppie Careers | August 29, 2008 at 09:38 PM Hi Miriam! What about you?

Conversations Without A Net

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However, as life coach Gail Blanke points out in the August 2008 issue of Real Simple magazine, “we live in an unscripted world.” Posted by: Anita Bruzzese | July 28, 2008 at 11:17 AM Hi Anita! Posted by: Walter Akana | July 28, 2008 at 05:57 PM Walter - Excellent points! Threshold Consulting: Its Your Life, Own It! Jennifer L.

is yours a "better-than" brand?

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After all, in the current climate of the 2008 Olympics, there is plenty of evidence for that. Threshold Consulting: Its Your Life, Own It! Friedman: The World Is Flat 3.0: A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century Daniel Pink: A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future Ralph E. Unfair? Yes, I suppose it is. freely! Cheryl B.,

making networking work: more great ideas from liz lynch

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Threshold Consulting: Its Your Life, Own It! Friedman: The World Is Flat 3.0: A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century Daniel Pink: A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future Ralph E. And wouldn’t it be great if the whole process didn’t feel so … well, awkward? For many people, though, it seems like networking is just that.

getting started with smart networking: a virtual interview with.

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Threshold Consulting: Its Your Life, Own It! Friedman: The World Is Flat 3.0: A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century Daniel Pink: A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future Ralph E. Still, they fight it. And it seems the people who fight it most are the ones who need it most because they’re in career transition. Please try again.

smart networking: more of my virtual interview with liz lynch

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Threshold Consulting: Its Your Life, Own It! Friedman: The World Is Flat 3.0: A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century Daniel Pink: A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future Ralph E. As usual, people’s eyes started to glaze over and their questions focused on the short-term need to network for job leads. suspect you do too. 

showing up: gaining visibility with social networking

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Threshold Consulting: Its Your Life, Own It! Friedman: The World Is Flat 3.0: A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century Daniel Pink: A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future Ralph E. This is certainly no less true today – especially on line. highly recommend reading her excellent advice. Beyond that, here are my own tips: 1.

Threshold Consulting: It's Your Life, Own It!: So, what are you doing?

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Miriam Salpeter Keppie Careers Posted by: Miriam Salpeter | May 13, 2008 at 10:51 PM Hi Miriam! Posted by: Walter Akana | May 14, 2008 at 10:52 AM Verify your Comment Previewing your Comment Posted by: | This is only a preview. Threshold Consulting: Its Your Life, Own It! « Why can’t we be friends? Not heard of it? Jennifer L.

interesting recent blogs on resume writing and job hunting

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Here are a few blogs I found interesting and thought I might share with you. Besides, I am sure you are tired of hearing only from me. " 4.

Look in the Mirror

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He is talking to web entrepreneurs but I think what he is saying is also applicable people who are working to develop their careers. Share/Bookmark Tagged with: content management • motivation • personal brand • transparency • video Filed under: Entrepreneur Like this post?

Social Networking Websites

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Career Tips Blog Short and Sweet to Help You Compete! With social networking online, it becomes easier to visualize your personal network.

Powerful Networking

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Career Tips Blog Short and Sweet to Help You Compete! Yet, you need to be able to effectively and naturally deliver the info they seek.

Web 2.0 changes everything

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Career Tips Blog Short and Sweet to Help You Compete! Web 2.0 Social media is powerful and it is here to stay.

Ego Surfing and Your Online Presence Part 2

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Career Tips Blog Short and Sweet to Help You Compete! In this case, you have a couple of options. The answer may be “no,” but it doesn’t hurt to ask.

One Year Blogiversary

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Career Tips Blog Short and Sweet to Help You Compete! One Year Blogiversary I have been blogging for a year and it has been a roller coaster ride.

Don't Define Yourself By Whether Or Not You Get THE Job

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Sunday, April 20, 2008 Dont Define Yourself By Whether Or Not You Get THE Job YOU KNOW YOU CAN MASTER THE JOB. Show your best in person.™

Why Every Entrepreneur Should Write and 9 Tips To Get Started

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Guerrilla Job Hunting Home Subscribe FREE-Guerrilla Job Search Tips! Daniel on Philanthrophy : Put America back to work. Follow me on my Profile.

Riddle Me This

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Career Tips Blog Short and Sweet to Help You Compete! Subscribe via Email Home Bio Contact My latest tweet - Click to follow sons first drum lesson was cool! Riddle Me This Question: What is the quickest way to loose your mojo when it comes to career management? Answer: Don’t have any savings. Subscribe to my RSS feed and get loads more!

Fluid Process

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Career Tips Blog Short and Sweet to Help You Compete! Subscribe via Email Home Bio Contact My latest tweet - Click to follow sons first drum lesson was cool! Fluid Process We are all learning more each day and gathering new skills, insights, and info so a career decision will likely not be made once and for all.

On Resumes

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Career Tips Blog Short and Sweet to Help You Compete! Subscribe via Email Home Bio Contact My latest tweet - Click to follow sons first drum lesson was cool! On Resumes I’ve posted before about the resume’s downward spiral. Deb Dib tells it like it is so well today at the CareerHub blog. Check it out!

Interview: CD Baby – Distributing Music of Independent Musicians

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For those who don’t know Derek, he’s a renowned entrepreneur, regular speaker at TED and a professional musician. Derek and Me.

Interview: Delcie’s Desserts – Delicious, Healthy Vegan Delights

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Delcie’s was started by Delcie Lam in 2008, so it’s been 3 years since it’s been launched. loved it. They offer tea cakes too.

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Interview: Groupon – Giving You the Best Deals, Every Day

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This is part of the Successful Businesses Interview Series , where I feature successful businesses that are making a difference in others’ lives.

Interview: Udders – Artisan Ice Cream Created with Care and Dedication

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knew about Udders sometime in 2008, as its first outlet was near my previous workplace. The shop was funky in concept and design. Celes : LOL!).