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Another Growth Area Ripe for Entrepreneurship: Organic Food

Lately, great entrepreneurship stories just keep popping up (there’ll be another one next post). But for today, what a way to educate your teens and young adult children without racking up student loan debt! 47 more words

Education

Entrepreneurs Must Be Persistent

Entrepreneurship continues to thrive, even in a lousy economy: this young man, despite several twists and turns in the road (along with a few discarded careers), stuck with his dream of creating a business by selling fantastic cookies made with his grandmother’s recipe, and now he’s finding success. 21 more words

Economy

Teen Uses Creativity to Repurpose Wedding Gown into Prom Dress

This teen made a stunning and unique prom dress. How heartening to know that there are still young people whose inborn creativity has not been squelched! 19 more words

Parenting

Another Job Growth Area for Young People?

The demand for organic food is beginning to attract the attention of  young adults who are looking for meaningful work. Given the sometimes questionable quality of what’s available in the supermarket these days, I hope this trend of young people becoming organic farmers continues!

Economy

Knitting - Day one

Oh my God! What have I done? It all seemed so straightforward when I was looking at knitting patterns and choosing the colours of the wool. 327 more words

11-Year-Old Entrepreneur Makes It to Kickstarter

Here’s a great story about an 11-year-old who solved a problem: she invented a spill-proof cup for her grandfather, who has Parkinson’s disease. Now she’s selling her invention on Kickstarter. 79 more words

Education

Recommended for Women Under 40 - The Bust DIY Guide to Life

The Bust DIY Guide to Life: Making Your Way Through Every Day by Laurie Henzel and Debbie Stoller is sort of exactly what you would expect from… 272 more words

Books