It’s hard to jump right into a career without having any prior experience, right? To get started, you might want to do some community service to help the environment or take some trainings to help you along the way.
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Small and medium sized business are the hot-seats of innovation and sustainability. What is going to spur on the small-business era? Young entrepreneurs hold the most promise.
According to a new study by the Kauffman Foundation, more than half of Americans aged 18 to 34 want to start their own company, but just 8 percent of them own businesses now, with the biggest barriers being- a lack of access to credit and an undue amount of risk.
There is a growing consensus that entrepreneurs will be the force behind economic, social and environmental development this century. There are hundreds of thousands of budding entrepreneurs with world-changing ideas that need the right platform and training to take off. An organization called the Unreasonable Institute aims to help these audacious gen-next entrepreneurs take flight!
Intensive training, effective collaboration, international exposure, and expert guidance from the world’s best ensure that the ventures they work with take flight.
If you’re an entrepreneur looking stake your claim on the ground floor of what is poised to be an extremely profitable industry, now is the time to think about how you can become not only a supporter of solar but a retailer as well. Here are some tips for getting the training and support you need to start a successful business in the solar industry
We live in challenging times and people are seeking jobs anywhere they can. Necessity is a powerful mother of invention, and there is plenty of necessity to go around, with unemployment still stubbornly high. After sending out countless resumes more and more people are realizing that the best new job is one they make for themselves by starting their own business. And as people reevaluate the direction of their lives, they’re finding that they don’t want just any job or business; they want a business or career that means something, one that has a purpose as well as paying the bills. Becoming a Certified Eco-Consultant could be the answer they are looking for.
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Looking to light a ‘green’ fire under your employees, partners, or potential funders? Need a little eco-inspiration of your own? If a single picture is worth a thousand words, a compelling or amusing video presentation may be worth a turnaround in your small business culture, increased buy-in from partners, or the flow of funds from […]