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23 things most millennials have never heard of

You can bet most millennials have heard of Snapchat, emojis, AirPods, and Drake.<p>But sea monkeys, Brownie cameras, milk chutes, and Ricky Nelson?<p>Not so much.<p>The Pew Research Center defines millennials as those who are between 21 and 37 years old in 2018, on the cusp of Generation X (and including …

Millennials Have Financial Goals, but They Need Help Meeting Them

At least they're off to a decent start.<p>When it comes to being financially responsible, millennials tend to get a bum rap. But if we choose to look …

Before You Quit Your Job To Start a Business, Do These 5 Things | Inc.com

For quite some time, entrepreneurship and running a business has been all the rage. And now, you're thinking about testing the waters.<p>Maybe you already have a full-time job and there's an idea that's been on your mind and you're curious if it will work. You wonder if you should quit your job to try …

Small Business

Google Beats Unconscious Bias by Teaching Its Employees These 4 Tactics | Inc.com

Every day we are faced with hundreds of choices composed of millions of variables. It's entirely unfathomable to contemplate them all. So, to help us sift through the influx of possibilities and fill in the gaps, our brains tap into our unconscious minds for guidance to circumvent the vast decision …

Human Resources

LA’s New Hype King Has Cracked How Millennials Spend

Two years ago, before Jesse Lee, the founder of the marketing and public relations agency Dub Frequency Media, aka DFM, prepared to seek outside …

Why the ‘end of the startup era’ could be great for entrepreneurs

Three prominent tech thinkers recently declared the end of the startup era, questioned the future of tech innovation generally and heralded the rise of the “Frightful Five” — Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Google and Microsoft — who will dominate the future of tech. All of the posts make credible …

Sorry, Millennials -- You Are Not Entrepreneurs

Younger entrepreneurs should look to their older counterparts for guidance to be successful in the business world.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Most millennials that I meet consider themselves entrepreneurs, or at least innovators. The editor of MiLLENNiAL Magazine, …

How This Entrepreneur, at Age 32, Has Already Built a Thriving Restaurant and Entertainment Company

Chicago's Carmen Rossi believes in "moving past the fear" and getting actively involved in government instead of just complaining about it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of the things I find deeply fascinating are the backstories of incredibly successful …

4 alternatives to increasingly expensive Facebook ads

The news that the average cost of a Facebook ad had jumped 123 percent compared to a year ago was disheartening for small businesses.<p>Until recently, growing businesses and startups had found the social media site an affordable place to post ads. But competition for Facebook’s limited ad space had …