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We’re “Transitioning”

We’re “Transitioning”

Yes, it’s time we came out and admitted it.  We’ve been feeling the need for a big change.  It’s long overdue.  Everyone could use a little identify refresher every once in a while, and, well, this is just our time.  So, without giving it all…

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Albanian Youth Entrepreneurship Project

Albanian Youth Entrepreneurship Project

When you live in the western world, it’s sometimes hard to understand what it means to live in an emerging market.  Until you get to visit one. Recently I had the incredible opportunity to build and lead an entrepreneurial bootcamp for about 100 students in…

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Find a Mentoring Program Near You

Find a Mentoring Program Near You

Become a mentor and make a difference in the life of a child or teen. At Mentoring.org, you can find a ton of information about mentoring, including what’s involved in becoming one, real stories, and even special programs and opportunities in your area. Don’t let…

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Hate Your Job? Have a Plan Before You Quit

Hate Your Job? Have a Plan Before You Quit

I had lunch with a friend the other day who left her job earlier this year. She relayed to me how she had gotten fed up with a particular client, and so she decided to quit. She had about four months of living expenses saved…

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12 Ways to Be More Efficient

12 Ways to Be More Efficient

What are your best tips for working efficiently and effectively? Members of the Young Entrepreneur Council chime in on their secrets to success. Tiny Deadlines “Set the shortest deadlines possible. It is amazing what you can accomplish in a short amount of time if you don’t…

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Marketing is the New Selling: 5 Ways the Elements of Selling Have Changed

Marketing is the New Selling: 5 Ways the Elements of Selling Have Changed

This post was drawn from the teachings contained in Duct Tape Selling – Think Like a Marketer Sell Like a Superstar by John Jantsch In order to thrive in our digitally driven business environment, a salesperson needs to think and act more like a marketer….

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How To Tell If Your Job is Wrong for You

How To Tell If Your Job is Wrong for You

It’s been several years since I donned a cap and gown and held my brand new Master’s degree up for countless photos taken by my amateur photographer parents. Ah, those carefree days… When I left college I struggled in my first, second, and third jobs,…

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Don’t Let a Career Gap Slow You Down

Don’t Let a Career Gap Slow You Down

Joining the workforce after a long gap is intimidating, to say the least. The mere thought of facing the interviewer can turn even the most courageous of us into a nervous wreck. And that’s understandable. People often don’t know where to begin or seek help in such a situation, which is just what this article is all about!

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You Don’t Have to Be an Expert to Become an Expert

You Don’t Have to Be an Expert to Become an Expert

The world we live in today allows anyone with the desire to learn, to become an expert.

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Top Business Podcasts for Aspiring Entrepreneurs

Top Business Podcasts for Aspiring Entrepreneurs

At YSN we always like to learn from the best, and it’s a strategy that has served us well in just about every capacity. So when I saw this list of Best Business Podcasts from a great company  called SkilledUp, I couldn’t wait to share….

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10 Ways to Actually Meet the Right People at SXSW

10 Ways to Actually Meet the Right People at SXSW

Question: What’s your best tip for a founder who wants to attend big events like SXSW and actually meet the right people? ALEXANDRA LEVIT Inspiration at Work Learn Who’s Attending Ahead of Time “Check in with people you want to catch up with to see when…

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Get the Most Out of Your Day

Get the Most Out of Your Day

Every day, we are all given the same 24 hours. So why do some people get more out of their day than others? The people who are the most successful are the ones who earn the highest return on their hours. Quality matters more than…

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Why Talk Immigration When We Can Work Together From Our Cities Anyway?

Why Talk Immigration When We Can Work Together From Our Cities Anyway?

Last week Facebook made a monumental deal to acquire the mobile messaging company WhatsApp for a whopping 19 billion dollars. That amount of money is more than NASA’s budget for 2014; more than than the GDP for the Democratic Republic of Congo; more than the…

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Strategies for Taking Your Marketing Mobile

Strategies for Taking Your Marketing Mobile

The digital age has seen an explosion of tools contrived to capture consumer attention. Print advertising has given way to innumerable online publications. Radio has become Pandora, Spotify, and iTunes. People don’t have to watch TV, absorbing carefully targeted commercials. Instead, they have Hulu, Netflix, OnDemand,…

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A Millennial’s Thoughts on #PreparedU

A Millennial’s Thoughts on #PreparedU

Zack Shultz shares his thoughts on the recent Bentley University PreparedU Event.

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