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Want Kids to Become Entrepreneurs? Give Them Business Mentors.

Remember the lemonade stands you ran as a kid? Did you ever think then that one day you’d be a professional entrepreneur?

An adult mentor with experience in owning a business can provide the impetus children need to turn their young startup dreams into grown-up success stories. Read more in this Mashable article about how business mentors can get children started on a path to professional achievement.

Wait, You Don’t Have a Retirement Plan?

While entrepreneurs busy themselves launching their startups, they sometimes forget a crucial component: planning for retirement. It may seem unnecessary to them to start thinking about life after work, especially if their small businesses are in the early stages of growth. Time passes quickly, though, and before they know it they can find themselves with years and years of time devoted to their startup with no clear path to retirement.

This is not an unusual occurrence. According to a survey noted in a cnbc.com report, […]

How’s Your Hearing? It’s Never Too Late to Sharpen Your Listening Skills

Active listening is a skill we all can use. Whether we’re interacting with family members or attending a career development meeting, we should be well engaged to get the most out of the situation. What is needed of us? How can we improve a situation? What are the subtle clues another is giving that we should be perceiving? Strong listening skills aid in our communication and problem-solving capabilities.

Yet our mind sometimes wanders, taking our hearing with it. Focus becomes difficult, and suddenly we look back […]

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