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Self-Care Tips for Busy Entrepreneurs

1. Plan for Health and Wellness As a young entrepreneur, you already know the importance of making a plan. You know that you need an overall goal to focus on reaching as well as microtasks that will help you take the necessary steps to reach that goal.Your health and wellbeing should be no different. Although

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Why Learn Entrepreneurial Skills?

One hundred years ago, what did your great-great-grandparents do for a living? What about your grandparents back in the 1970s and 80s? Chances are they had a career that either no longer exists, or has changed so drastically that they wouldn’t recognize it today. According to BBC Business news, in the 1920s the average lifespan

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Tips for High School Entrepreneurs

You young entrepreneurs have the unique ability to take advantage of the extra time you have on your hands to figure out how to be successful at a startup. Here are a few tips we’ve compiled to help you on your way to becoming a successful high school entrepreneur: 1. Get comfortable taking risks. Face it—nobody

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The Three W’s of Youth Entrepreneurship

So you have a big dream and lots of energy to get started running your own business. That’s exciting! In the U.K. alone, the registration organization Companies House has seen a 35% increase in company directors aged 16-24 since 2014. It’s a great time for young people to become entrepreneurs!If you’re ready to make your

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Advice for Young Tech Entrepreneurs

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Computer and Information Technology Occupations are expected to grow 11% by 2029. Every aspect of tech jobs will need leaders and creators, from network engineers to database administrators. Why not you?Young entrepreneurs such as yourself can make a huge impact in the tech industry, regardless of your

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12 Daily Tips For Young Entrepreneurs

Becoming a successful young entrepreneur doesn’t happen overnight. If you are in the middle of building your business, or even just starting out, you probably already know this. You probably also know that there are certain things all successful entrepreneurs have in common. Start doing these 12 things as soon as possible (if you aren’t

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Finding a Healthy Balance Between Work and School

As a fulltime college student and a fledgling entrepreneur, you will encounter a unique set of challenges along the way to fulfilling your goals. You’ll want to take care to avoid overtaxing yourself but at the same time give both aspects of your life the energy and effort you need to for success. We’ve compiled

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Tips for Students Starting a Business

From your days of 25-cent homemade lemonade stands to offering to mow your neighbor’s lawns for a few dollars, the efforts you make as a youngster to creatively make some money are steppingstones to having your own sustainable business. Kids are natural entrepreneurs. Yet, too often, as we enter high school and schooling intensifies (AP

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Tips for Daily Action for Young Entrepreneurs

The choices you make on a daily basis determine how successful your business becomes. If you actively put forth the effort to take your business forward and improve your own skills, you are far more likely to get where you want to be when you want to be there. The opposite is true, too, though:

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Legal Tips for Young Entrepreneurs

Once you’ve decided to start your own business, you might have the urge to jump right into it and make your dream a reality. It’s important to consider a few implications of having your own business, however, before you go full speed ahead. A legitimate, recognized business needs to meet a few initial legal requirements

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5 Non-Obvious Books for Young Entrepreneurs

Having been inspired to become a young entrepreneur, you’ve no doubt already started your journey of learning and self-discovery. There is so much out there for young entrepreneurs to learn! At times you probably feel completely overwhelmed by the sheer volume of text out there aimed at people like you: young, hungry, and ready for

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6 Essential Keys to Success for Entrepreneurs

While the business world may seem like it’s full of overnight success stories, the fact is that very few, if any, famous entrepreneurs made a name for themselves by sheer luck. It takes focus, perseverance, and skill to start and maintain a new business; even more so to make that business a success. Here are

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