Entrepreneurship
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Pivoting: 5 Companies Who Show You Can Change Career Direction

There is a beautiful world in the entrepreneurship world and it is called “pivoting.” According to Entrepreneur Magazine, pivoting means: A structured course correction designed to test a new fundamental hypothesis ...

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The Tricks and Treats of Entrepreneurship

I’ll admit that I still like Trick or Treating. Ok, so I’m a bit bummed that I’m too old to actually go door to door and ask for candy, but nothing says I can’t still get dressed up and pass out little b...

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Got A Big Idea? Draft These Two Teammates First

I was riding with a coworker the other day coming back from a meeting with a potential client. We are both very entrepreneurial types, so we enjoy being able to share what kinds of ideas we have festering at any given point in ...


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Five Reasons to Ditch Your Private Office

CGN is delighted to host Julia Evans of Grind’s Collaborative Office Space this week. Enjoy a day working outside the system at Chicago’s newest collaborative workspace for the low price of 140 characters. Visit, ...

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Want To Be An Entrepreneur? Look At This First…

Women are taking on entrepreneurial ventures in unprecedented force. If you’re one of the millions of women thinking about going into business for herself in the next couple of years, first take a look at this infographic...

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Does Google Have Too Much Power Over Entrepreneurs?

Recently I’ve been wrestling with this question – does Google need to be regulated more closely? These thoughts began innocently enough. A few months ago I noticed that my rankings on Google nosedived. It was not a ...


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Climbing the Corporate Ladder…But At What Expense?

Now you’re climbing to the top of the company ladder Hope it doesn’t take too long Can’t you see there’ll come a day when it won’t matter Come a day when you’ll be gone I understand about ind...

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Two Career “Mistakes” That Worked Out In The End

Christie Mims is a career coach on a mission to help women find career happiness, and she comes to us today to share some of her biggest lessons (that on first glance) seemed to be BIG mistakes. Have you ever had one of those &...

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4 Online Resources for Women Starting a Small Business

Over the last few months, I’ve been forming my own business: Media Career Consulting LLC. While learning how to create a limited liability company (LLC) and all the business rules I would need to know, I had a million questio...


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Finding the Right Coworking Space for You

One of the biggest positives for me in being an entrepreneur is having the ability to work wherever I want. Especially in creating an online-based business, I can practically work anywhere. My husband and I have created a cute ...