Here’s Why You Should Become a “Hybrid” Entrepreneur

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In the 1970s, Steve Wozniak worked at Hewlett-Packard, designing engineering calculators. After work and on weekends, he spent hours developing what would later become the Apple 1 computer. It wasn’t until this computer was ready to hit the market that Wozniak resigned from his job at Hewlett-Packard and co-founded Apple with Steve Jobs and Ronald … Continue reading →

How Outsourcing Can Be a Game Changer for Small Businesses

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Many people consider multitasking—managing several projects at once—to be a productive way to work. However, research shows that our brains don’t do a good job shifting our attention from one task to another. In fact, the American Psychological Association maintains that multitasking reduces productivity and effectiveness by 40 percent, as well as increases mental fatigue … Continue reading →

Turning Your Hobby into a Career in 5 Steps

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When Walt Disney was 5 years old, his family moved from Chicago to a farm in Missouri. Rural life immediately sparked Disney’s imagination and passion for drawing animals. Soon, his hobby turned from drawing on paper to creating animated cartoons. In fact, the inspiration for Mickey Mouse came from Disney’s pet mouse. By the end … Continue reading →

The Skills Needed to Create a Successful Business

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“Passion, creativity and resilience are the most crucial skills in business. If you’ve got those, you’re ready to embark on the journey.”  –Jo Malone, founder of Jo Malone, a perfume and scented candle brand, owned by Estée Lauder since 1999 While Malone is correct about these three skills being extremely important for entrepreneurship, there are … Continue reading →