Posts tagged Entreprenuer

Top 5 Tips for Becoming a Successful Entrepreneur

Via nycdigital:

On LinkedIn, read Mayor Bloomberg’s tips for becoming a successful entrepreneur based on his experience of building a company from the ground up, leading New York City as mayor, and founding a philanthropic organization:

  1. Take risks.
  2. Make your own luck.
  3. Be persistent.
  4. Never stop learning.
  5. Give back.

American Made Awards

Via nycgov:

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Are you a creative entrepreneur in the areas of food, craft, design, style, gardening or technology?  Nominate your NYC business for the 2013 American Made Awards for your chance to win $10,000 to further your business. 

Nominations are accepted now through August 23rd: 

Veteran Entrepreneur

Via nycpriority1:

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The conventional wisdom is that veterans are more entrepreneurial than their non-military peers.

This makes a lot of sense from a qualities perspective. Veterans are accustomed to mission-oriented work environments that encourage risk and require careful management of personnel, capital, and resources; all required characteristics of a successful business owner. Once a business owner, veterans are also more likely to pay it forward by hiring, mentoring, and funding new ventures for fellow veterans.

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If you or a woman you know is interested in starting or expanding their business, check out Women’s Initiative for Self-Employment's free 90-minute ‘My Business Action Plan’ workshop.  For more information about the program and classes in New York, contact Melissa Wylie at (917) 836-2977.

If you or a woman you know is interested in starting or expanding their business, check out Women’s Initiative for Self-Employment's free 90-minute ‘My Business Action Plan’ workshop.  For more information about the program and classes in New York, contact Melissa Wylie at (917) 836-2977.

Want to open your own business but don’t know where to start?

Eligible entrepreneurs can enroll in a free course at CUNY’s College of Staten Island and earn 3 college credits through CUNY CareerPATH.

Participants in the CUNY CareerPATH Entrepreneurship Program learn how to start-up and operate their own small business through an in-depth examination of the requirements, process and possible outcomes of starting a new business.

The Entrepreneur Award

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Do you know of someone who truly exemplifies entrepreneurship? An individual who went past dreaming to actually do, and opened up the corner shop that sells custom-colored bikes? Entrepreneurs like this are who we need to keep the city moving and develop products that better the community it serves. Nominate that individual for The Entrepreneur Award on.nyc.gov/NAA2013

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How Much Financing Do You Want?

It happens at least once a week: I’ll ask a business owner applying for a loan how much money he or she needs and I will get an answer like, “as much as you can get me.”

Alex's Tech Thoughts: Alternative Ways To Network

alexstechthoughts:

I am a big networker. Over the past three years, I’ve gone to and ran my fair share of networking events. They are a lot of fun and I always meet interesting new people. I enjoy meeting new people. But after a certain amount of time, physical networking can take a toll. Going to three or four…