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Have you registered yet? It’s today! Urban Miyares & My Business Success: PTSD & Depression

Imagine discovering you were in a body-bag for two days after waking up from a combat encounter in Vietnam… Then being told, at best, you might have only 20 years left to live. What would you do? Urban Miyares discusses his life and business successes after returning from Vietnam. An award-winning entrepreneur with more than […]

GNED Presents… Urban Miyares – My Business Success: PTSD & Depression

Imagine discovering you were in a body-bag for two days after waking up from a combat encounter in Vietnam… Then being told, at best, you might have only 20 years left to live. What would you do? Urban Miyares discusses his life and business successes after returning from Vietnam. An award-winning entrepreneur with more than […]

Bengal: An Entrepreneur with a Difference

“I Can,” says Pandu Ranga Rao By S. Kenneth Shishir The problems faced by the disabled is gaining more and more importance all over the world. The government of India and also State governments have lent a helping hand to the differently abled by framing various policies like reservation in jobs, concession in traveling, special […]

Training the Blind to Run Businesses

A new program designed to empower individuals teaches them how to overcome popular perceptions about vision loss and compete with able-bodied entrepreneurs. Last fall, the Forsythe Center for Entrepreneurship launched an initiative aimed at providing entrepreneurship skills and training to individuals who are blind or visually impaired. With 200 students enrolled in the continuing education […]

Seth Godin: Sliced bread and other marketing delights

In a world of too many options and too little time, our obvious choice is to just ignore the ordinary stuff. Marketing guru Seth Godin spells out why, when it comes to getting our attention, bad or bizarre ideas are more successful than boring ones. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks […]

Richard Branson’s Advice for Entrepreneurs

Since Richard Branson founded Virgin in 1970, the company has grown from a small record outlet to a global powerhouse. Can the brand continue its success without him? Tweet

Using Press Releases in Your Small Business Plan

The press release has been around for most of modern history in one form or another. When you have some small business news you want to share, using a press release is often the best route to take. However, there are some things you need to know about promoting your business with this marketing technique. […]

Making Contacts to Overcome Barriers

By Trish Robichaud With rates of unemployment among disabled people double those of the able-bodied population, self-employment can be a great way for disabled people to enter the workplace and forge a satisfying and financially rewarding career. Indeed more disabled than able-bodied people are self-employed. According to a government report 18% of disabled men and […]

Multi-year award to provide online entrepreneurial opportunities to persons with disabilities

MAITLAND, FLORIDA–Blue Orb, Inc., parent company of the assistive technology keyboard orbiTouch, was awarded a three year Small Business Innovation Research grant from the National Science Foundation. This grant focuses on providing persons with disabilities an opportunity to independently develop their own ideas as entrepreneurs. Service-disabled veterans also fall into the scope of this project. […]

Famous Entrepreneurs – How They Started out

If there is one thing that strikes a chord with any fledgling entrepreneur, it is hearing how the most successful and famous entrepreneurs started out. Hearing about the early struggles, be they financial or otherwise; hearing about how they fought against the odds and managed to turn their lives around can be truly inspirational. So […]

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