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How to Dominate Your Goals and Achieve Freedom

by / ⠀Blog Career Advice Entrepreneur Interviews Entrepreneurship Podcast Startup Advice Travel Under30CEO / February 1, 2016

Want to start a business? Be an entrepreneur? Achieve the freedom that everyone desires? But are you sure entrepreneurship is for you?  Are you pursuing your dreams for the right reasons? In this week’s interview, Jason Bay from Gen Y Success drops his formula for setting goals that are vision oriented AND executable. Jason Bay is the founder of GenY Success and the host of The GenY Success Show. He’s a millennial himself and…

Infographic: Younger Employees Waste the Most Time at Work

by / ⠀Startup Advice / April 24, 2012

Who hasn’t wasted some time at work? Everyone is guilty to some degree but here are some stats to find out who exactly is at the biggest fault. Quick stats: People with higher education tend to waste more time than those with less education Employees born between 1980 – 1985 waste 4-times as much as those born between 1930 – 1949 The internet is the #1 distraction Infographic…

Success at Any Age: The Baby Boomer’s (and Gen Y) Guide to Becoming an Overnight Success

by / ⠀Personal Branding Startup Advice / April 4, 2012

If only I could go back to my twenties and know what I know now, at age 57. I have screwed up more times than anyone ever had the right to, and here three decades later I am finally getting my act together. There are lots of Boomers out there that have the one thing you Millennials really need: experience. The good, the bad and surely the ugly,…

The Rise of the Millennials: A Call to Current and Aspiring Entrepreneurs

by / ⠀Personal Branding Startup Advice / March 12, 2012

If you subscribe to the inspiring articles on this website, chances are you are a member of the millennial generation.  I myself am one of them and I must admit it took me some time to get comfortable with the notion of quitting my job, going without a paycheck and risking it all for the dream of starting my own venture, on my own terms.  At a recent…

Getting Ahead Without Getting an MBA

by / ⠀Startup Advice / January 25, 2012

When addressing the question of MBA degrees, the camp is largely divided. Proponents of the MBA are quick to highlight the numerous advantages of the program, including: working closely with successful and brilliant people from across the globe; exceptional professional networking and internship opportunities; and, learning proven strategies and cutting-edge insights in the field. Above and beyond those benefits, MBA’s also prepare graduates for a wide array of…

The Challenge for Gen Y Entrepreneurs: Save the World

by / ⠀Personal Branding Startup Advice / December 23, 2011

Growing up, we Gen Y’ers ate tie-dyed bread and purple ketchup. We shopped exclusively at Wal-Mart. Gas was cheap, and the economy was good. We never bought organic food; much less, organic clothing. As kids, “things” came in and out of our lives quickly — purchased, used up, and thrown out. Put simply, our parents’ generation did not collectively ask questions. Like where products came from, how they…

Brand Matters: Guide to Efficient Trademark Registration Applications

by / ⠀Startup Advice / November 28, 2011

Most entrepreneurs and business owners generally understand the concept that applying for trademark registration with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) is an important step toward building the business and protecting its image and goodwill. However, at least in my experience, these same people also tend to have certain common questions and misconceptions about the trademark registration application process, and the true benefits of federal trademark…

24 Barriers to Starting a Business for Young People

by / ⠀Startup Advice / November 27, 2011

We have been doing a lot of research and asking a lot of questions about what stops young people from taking the leap and starting their own business. We asked our audience about college debt and we saw The Kauffman Foundation publish a survey of the young entrepreneur space. Last week we asked our Facebook fans the question to see what was stopping our readers from starting a…

Infographic: Millennials Are An Entrepreneurial Generation

by / ⠀Startup Advice / November 15, 2011

We are always hearing about today’s generation as being entrepreneurial but are they really? Yes, according to a recent survey conducted by the Young Invincibles in conjunction with Lake Research Partners and Bellwether Research and funded by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. This is great news for the economy because entrepreneurs are job creators and we need more of them! However that same economy that is dependent on…

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