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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 […]

Capacity, Inspiration & Innovation

Margaret Mead had it right when she said “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” Often when I hear literary quotes they sound nice but most do not exemplify real life. That is not true of the aforementioned quote. […]

Veterans with Disabilities and Self-Employment Training Series

Urban Miyares is a blinded Vietnam veteran, and an entrepreneur for the past 40 years. Recipient of numerous honors and awards for his business accomplishments and assisting fellow disabled veterans in self-employment, Miyares has been honored by The White House, US Congress, Small Business Administration, and many others, to include being Inc. Magazine’s “Entrepreneur Of […]

Can and Able – Ability Foundation

CB Bureau, New Delhi, January 14, 2011 ‘There are no good jobs for people with disabilities in a company; but there is a good person with a disability for every job in a company.’ This belief keeps the Ability organization going. Over 16 years of facilitating, encouraging and empowering thousands of physically challenged – differently […]

Free Help For Jobless Living With Disabilities

Omaha Amputee Finds Meaningful Work KETV.com | POSTED October 24, 2010 OMAHA, Neb. — Dave Wesson drives a big rig loaded with 22 tons of gravel. He calls it his dream job. In fact, he performed his job so well, few people, including his boss knew he was working with a disability. “I didn’t know […]

Columbus grocer recognized for hiring workers with disabilities

Linda Halstead-Acharya | The Billings Gazette | Posted: Monday, October 25, 2010 COLUMBUS — Paul Matovich doesn’t think he has done anything special. But some people do. One of them is Bob Binstock, a 1995 graduate of Columbus High School, who works at Matovich’s Columbus IGA. Binstock, 34, nearly lost his life in a truck […]

Government of Canada helps Canadians with disabilities maximize their potential and independence

TORONTO, ONTARIO, October 18, 2010—The Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development, emphasized Government of Canada initiatives that are helping Canadians with disabilities get into the workforce, during a speech at the Canadian Council on Rehabilitation and Work 2010 National Conference. “Our government is creating new opportunities for all Canadians, including people […]

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