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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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

Rob Crawford: A Learning Disability Drives Passionate and Effective Advocacy

Rob is the co-founder of the Life Development Institute (LDI) starting it out of his home in 1982 as a day program for adults with hidden disabilities needing job training and independent living skills. And as a man with ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder), Rob is well acquainted with the consequences of disability in the […]

John Little: Resume/CV Business Opportunities

John Little is an Australian based business professional who has conceived, developed and driven several businesses in Australia. He is currently expanding his Successful Resumes group internationally in America and the UK. Previously he founded and was the managing director of a successful boutique full service advertising agency and employer of a multi-disciplinary team of […]

Adrian Carter: Food Entrepreneur

Adrian had big plans for Carters Home Cooking, his Caribbean catering business in South London. “I’m an entrepreneur…to the fullest. My aim is to be the Caribbean equivalent of Nando’s! You’ve got to think big and you’ve got to do it big.” This self-belief along with support from Ready to Start (A Leonard Cheshire Disability […]

Petaluma Entrepreneur Finalist In Business Competition

One of 4 in North Bay iHub’s Seed Round Competition By Ernie Barrera | June 2, 2011 Petaluma resident Tom Corbett spent a career making sense of the business world. The one principle he learned during his years as an engineer and business consultant was the need to have enough seed-money during the first year […]

No challenge too great – Muhammad Ali Rafiq’s turning point

By Donna Yawching ~ thestar.com/primetime Fifty is the age when most folks start thinking of slowing down. Successful, settled, comfortable—this is the time to relax and enjoy the fruits of a lifetime of hard work. Not so for Muhammad Ali Rafiq. A year and a half ago, the successful entrepreneur sold off his business interests […]

Disabled activist, entrepreneur receives national award from Muscular Dystrophy Association

By Prue Salasky | November 7, 2010 Thomas Arrington III runs a green energy company, advocates for the disabled, and is the primary caretaker for his 3-year-old son Chase. “Use your quiet voice,” he exhorts his youngest son, while juggling a business call on his Blackberry and maneuvering a power wheelchair around the kitchen of […]

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