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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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

Business.gov

Business.gov is the U.S. Government’s official website for small businesses. “Business.gov provides small business owners with information and resources they need to comply with laws and regulations, and to take advantage of government programs and services to help them start, expand and run their businesses.   “Business.gov is the only government service to provide access […]

Community and Connection Are Critical for Business Success

A successful entrepreneur knows how important it is to continually nurture and create connections, that includes prospective customers who will buy your product or service and other connections: peers to talk things over with; professional advisors like your accountant or web designer; mentors who have succeeded in your industry. As entrepreneurs with disability we face […]

For Disabled, a Job Hunt Alternative

Mentally and Physically Challenged Adults Seek to Open Their Own Business, but Face Many Hurdles Steven St. John for The Wall Street Journal David Shunkey, shown doing exercises with Heather Gooch, is trying to build a dog-biscuit business. David Shunkey is autistic and doesn’t speak. Around the start of the recession, he got laid off […]

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