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How Climate Change Is Impacting Our Economy

Since the beginning of the Industrial Revolution, we have burned exceedingly more and more fossil fuels, pumping carbon dioxide (CO2), methane and other greenhouse gases

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Our economy is constantly being influenced by numerous factors. Although these variables are continually changing, one of the biggest impacts this year has been the COVID-19 global pandemic. Both directly and indirectly, it has had a major influence on our

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Grow Awareness and Increase Your Social Media Presence with Contests

  If you’re looking for a way to promote your business, create brand loyalty, and increase social media numbers, you may want to consider hosting a contest. Despite the long list of legal rules, contests are a great way to show off your business and its products, increase awareness of your brand, and reward your customers. Contests can be as

Jane Wood: Founder of T.O.T Corp

Jane Wood: Founder of T.O.T Corp

  Jane Wood is the founder of The Original Toy Corporation, or T.O.T Corp., an Ontario-based toy manufacturer, as well as the designer of the Gertie & Friends toy line and the President and CEO of distributor Bug in a Rug Canada. She’s also a working mother and a competitive athlete. She spoke with The Edge: A Leader’s Magazine for

Javed S. Khan: Branding and Marketing Empresario

  Javed S. Khan, who leads EMpression: A Marketing Services Company, has helped entrepreneurial and corporate clients build their ideas innovatively, by guiding their vision and marketing plans. Clients seek out his company’s expertise in digital content, online presence, identity brand management, and marketing, not just to fill the gap, but to take their messaging to the next level. Startups,

Reid Hoffman: Improving the World, One Startup at a Time

  Playing board games and studying philosophy at a young age sparked a vision to help evolve humanity for billionaire venture capitalist Reid Hoffman. His admiration for philosophers like Aristotle and Ludwig Wittgenstein guided his business decisions and investment strategies, which he incorporated into his own startups and later used to mentor other entrepreneurs. Born in Palo Alto, California in

Jessica Chastain: Leading the Charge for Equality in Hollywood

  Born and raised in California and trained at New York’s prestigious Julliard School, Jessica Chastain uses her fame to try to make a difference for women. While many movie stars are content to attend glitzy galas and make token charitable donations, Chastain has gone to great lengths to speak out against sexual harassment and abuse and actively fights to

The End of 9 to 5? How Work Schedules are Changing

  Wake up, arrive at the office for 9am, stay until 5pm, go home, have dinner, and then go straight to bed. Maybe you spend some time with your family or watch TV in between. Now, do this four more times with only two days of rest – and repeat this cycle for the rest of your life. Is the

Capital Needs at Each Stage of Your Enterprise

  Each stage of an entrepreneurial firm’s lifecycle presents unique funding challenges. Here’s a look at the capital requirements and demands of each stage. Seed At the seed stage, your business is just a thought or idea. You’ll spend this time matching business opportunities to your skills, experience, and passions. You’ll also be exploring potential sources of cash, typically owners,

Summer Book List: 6 Must-Reads for the Entrepreneur

  You want it all – the success, the income, the sales, the growth, the know-how. How you get there is another story; you can learn by doing, of course, or tap into the knowledge of others. There are existing blueprints that can help you chart a course, books to boost your business: some are classics, some are destined to

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