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What Global Entrepreneurship Week Means to Me: A 20-Year Retrospective

What Global Entrepreneurship Week Means to Me: A 20-Year Retrospective

In late November, Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) was celebrated around the world with the goal of inspiring millions to engage in entrepreneurial activities. The reach of this campaign is almost beyond comprehension: 10 million participants 140 countries 20,000 activities, events and competitions 10,000 partner organizations…

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Don’t Be the Turkey at Thanksgiving

Don’t Be the Turkey at Thanksgiving

Heading home for the holidays can be stressful. Everyone wants to know what you’ve been doing with your life, how school or work has been going, if you’ve found someone special, and if you’re on a solid track. Before you start sweating, here are three ways to prepare.

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What is YSN? CEO Jennifer Kushell Explains

What is YSN? CEO Jennifer Kushell Explains

A quick video that explains what YSN is up to. We think it’s important for all you to know what drives us and what we’re setting out to accomplish in the world – because you play an important role in it, not to mention in the success of every initiative we undertake.

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10 Tips to Turning Your Passion Into Your Career

10 Tips to Turning Your Passion Into Your Career

Showing people how to follow their passion is one of my favorite things to do too, because the buzz in the room is palpable, people light up with excitement on the spot and within days I get a slew of emails and notes telling me in detail how their lives have already started to change. So for all who haven’t had a chance to see me speak in person, I want to share these valuable and actionable tips on how to make a difference in your career immediately!

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The Entrepreneurial Decision

The Entrepreneurial Decision

YOU’VE NEVER BEEN QUITE LIKE THE REST OF YOUR FRIENDS. YOU WERE ALWAYS THE … DREAMER, THE INVENTOR, THE DOER. You were probably the first to open a neighborhood business selling lemonade, your little brother’s action figures, or your family pets. Somewhere along the way,…

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5 Things That Can Hold Your Career Back

5 Things That Can Hold Your Career Back

Uncomfortable? Unhappy?  Unsettled?  Unfulfilled? If any of these descriptors caught your attention and made you say “hmmm”…or flat out “YES,” we need to talk.  You don’t have to live (or work) like this for long.  In order to move your career forward, you may just…

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Fast Track To Success Video Series

Fast Track To Success Video Series

Since the initial launch of our Fast Track to Success Program we’ve received great feedback from our friends, fans and even business leaders. After countless conversations, we realized that many of them have actually applied the tips and strategies discussed in the program in achieving…

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Authors Looking for Advice…this is for you!

Authors Looking for Advice…this is for you!

Ever since our last book, Secrets of the Young & Successful hit the New York Times Bestsellers list, we’ve been flooded with questions from aspiring authors looking for advice.  Everyone seems to want to write a book these days.  But even the most successful people…

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Swimming Up Stream?

Swimming Up Stream?

You know those days when you mysteriously find yourself putting your cell phone in the fridge, when you mean to replace the milk? Then you put your shirt on backwards or inside out, and leave the house. You try to pay your lunch bill with…

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The 100 Day Challenge

The 100 Day Challenge

It’s been a fast, challenging and for some a painful year. And, if you’re… tired of struggling with debt, paralyzed by the pace of change, fearful of the current economic crisis, And if you…NEED to get it together and create better results quickly…then, I’ve got…

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Feeling Stuck in Your Career? It Might Be Time For a Career Change!

Feeling Stuck in Your Career? It Might Be Time For a Career Change!

Ever feel like you’re on a highway that’s not moving?  Or maybe others are speeding around you and you can’t seem to keep pace? As with anything that gets stuck: keys, a jar, a car…sometimes you just have to try something new, jimmy it, or…

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How We Got to 200 Issues of Our Newsletter

How We Got to 200 Issues of Our Newsletter

Oh my!  I can’t believe we’ve actually published two hundred issues! I still remember a friend questioning whether I’d have the discipline to commit to kicking a new newsletter out every week.  HA.  (If only I could remember who it was so I could forward…

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Workaholic Gets a Life

Workaholic Gets a Life

This summer there were a lot of changes in my life, both personally and professionally. In short, I got a life. I’m not missing my workaholic self one bit either. For 17 years I’ve worked non-stop. An entrepreneur since I was 13, I hit my…

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Transitioning from Summer to a Successful Fall

Transitioning from Summer to a Successful Fall

Summer is coming to an end. Now what? Jen Kushell shares her top 5 tips for making the tough transition from fun back to work.

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Expanding Your Circle

Expanding Your Circle

I’ve noticed a lot of friends grumbling about how they’re not meeting anyone interesting lately.  While often times, this is in a very social context; I see it happening a lot in business too.  Especially with young professionals. It’s a strange time of life, this…

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