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New Franchise Concepts That Can Emerge From The Healthcare Industry

As the United States population continues to age, it’s predicted that healthcare jobs would continue to take up additional sectors of the economy. In fact, health care has recently surpassed manufacturing and retail sector employment becoming the largest source of jobs in the U.S.<p>In 2016, the …

Health Care

If You Want Power and Opportunity, Work On Your Persuasion Skills

There is a difference between those who go it alone and those who use persuasion to find opportunity.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you've ever tried to persuade someone to perform a task in your favor, you know about the power of persuasion. Persuasion can help you …

Self-improvement

Overcoming These 7 Challenges Will Make You More Successful

Don’t let these common obstacles hold you back from reaching your full potential.<p>It’s truly fascinating how successful people approach problems. …

Self-improvement

10 Fears Keeping You From Achieving the Career of Your Dreams

What fears are holding you back from achieving the career of your dreams? The best first step in moving past fear is to name your fear and confront it.<p>This story originally appeared on Ellevate<p>Several years ago, I worked with a very talented media professional who wanted a career change. But she …

Motivation

23 Ways To Be A Little Bit Smarter About Your Money

"Think about what you want to buy in terms of the hours it took you to earn that money."

30 behaviors that will make you unstoppable

A lot of people are good at what they do. Some are even elite. A select few are completely unstoppable.<p>Those who are unstoppable are in their own …

Motivation

9 Inspiring Quotes From One of the Most Anticipated Leadership Books Ever Published

Marshall Goldsmith, Simon Sinek, Stephen M.R. Covey, Brené Brown and the rest are featured in this important, new book release.<p>Hailed by its publisher as "the most comprehensive and wide-ranging guide on the subject of servant leadership ever produced," the newly-released <i>Servant Leadership in</i> …

3 Ways to Declutter Your Mind So You Can Focus on the Things That Matter Most

Getting rid of the mental clutter makes room for the things that really matter.<p>Researchers estimate you have about 60,000 thoughts each day. And many of those thoughts involve thinking the same things over and over again.<p><i>I never have enough time. I have nothing to wear. I look stupid. My house</i> …

Want to Become a Consultant? There's an App for That. Actually, There Are 3.

If you have skills that others need, consider the apps Clarity, Moonlighting and Upwork.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you're a seasoned entrepreneur, you're likely expert at something other entrepreneurs need help with -- be it complex accounting issues, or how to …

Small Business

21 Low-Cost Ways to Make Money from Home

Startup costs can be a real barrier to getting up and running, so here are some work ideas that cost little to no money to consider.<p>Startup costs for training, schooling or equipment can be a real barrier for many people who want to make money from home and are limited to what they already have in …

Employment

Housing affordability: A supply-side tool kit for cities

Global housing stock has not expanded quickly enough to keep up with a surge in demand, but cities can focus on three supply-side solutions to make …

Housing

Are We All Unconscious Racists?

Few academic ideas have been as eagerly absorbed into public discourse in recent years as “implicit bias.” Embraced by a president, a would-be …

Black Radicalism and the “Tuition-Free” University

During the presidential primaries of 2016, Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders promoted a policy that, for many, was a radical idea. As an …

Four tips from a high-poverty school where kindergartners excel at reading

In this file photo, a student at a Mississippi elementary school reads during class. Photo: Jackie Mader/The Hechinger ReportAlthough Governor Phil …

On Learning and Common Sense

As I continue my trek through some of the “classics” regarding learning and schools, I’m finding it interesting the belief systems that many authors …

“To make change happen we must get school leaders to see the value of investing time and money into Professional Development.” – Lynette Barker, Australia

EdTech Update<p>Lynette Barker. Teacher Librarian & Learning Technology Coordinator. St Therese’s Primary NSW, Australia. Lynettebar. Keeping up …

How US Colleges Went from Pitiful to Powerful

There are more than 4,600 colleges and universities in the U.S. They are spread across the nation, and many are in small towns. Where did they come …

Imagine a New Learning Paradigm

When children start exploring the world they live in, the are invigorated and curious. They ask questions, make messes and figure out how things work.<p>…

Shouldn’t pro-life students have the same free speech rights as millionaire athletes?

The uproar over Vice President Mike Pence’s decision to leave the Colts-49ers game after some NFL players took a knee during the national anthem again highlights the intense cultural debate over free speech that seems of utmost importance to the media and activists. Yet not all “speech” is treated …

Yes, It Is True! I Don't Like School Choice! I Admire Teachers' Unions!

Public schools are part of the promise of America.<p>One of the most annoying aspects of the privatization movement is that they pretend to be progressives. They are not. They are reactionaries, and they have the history to prove it.<p>They stole the word “Reform,” so they could pretend they wanted to …

What exactly does a product manager do all day, anyhow?

<i>A look at a few consistent themes that unite the work of product management across job titles, industries, business models, and company sizes.</i>The …

Product Management

These 10 low-cost franchises can make you rich

If you have ever wanted to be your own boss, it might not take as much money to start a successful business as you think.<p>Franchise Business Review, …

19 Secrets Your Millionaire Neighbor Won't Tell You

The secret to financial freedom.<p><i>From time to time we bring you posts from our partners that may not be new but contain advice that bears repeating.</i> …

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