Entrepreneurial Lifestyle

Music Lessons From Afar

Los Angeles Times: The first note of Ray Foulkes’ weekly piano lesson is the staccato double ring of his telephone. Every Monday at 8 p.m. Foulkes picks up his cordless phone, clicks on the loudspeaker and sits down at his piano to practice jazz and pop standards with teacher Mark Miller. Miller listens closely to

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Doomsday Entrepreneurs

Terror attacks, civil unrest, dirty bombs, earthquakes, 2012. Cue the entrepreneurs. Come-ons for doomsday products, from survival classes to earthquake kits, abound on the Internet. Demand is fueled by natural disasters, terrorist activity and websites dedicated to exploring such topics as what will happen Dec. 21, 2012, the last day of the ancient Maya calendar

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Obama Hates the Entrepreneur

Investor’s Business Daily: Two studies suggest the “head winds” that President Obama says are holding back employers are of his own making. His policies have sidelined a key job creator: the entrepreneur. Historically, young startup firms have been a major job engine for the economy, particularly as the nation has emerged from recessions. But new

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Dropping Out To Start A Business

With people like Peter Thiel, co-founder of Paypal, paying people to drop out of school and start a business, leaving the classroom behind seems like a good idea. However, The Christian Science Monitor found some entrepreneurs who chose to go back. John Price and Sam Dryden dropped out of the entrepreneurship program to pursue their

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The Other Half

Life as an entrepreneur can be hectic and risky, but what is it like for the family? The Globe and Mail takes a look at the experience Dave Cole has had while his wife has worked to build up her business. But at home, he’s been centre stage, facing one challenge after another. For starters,

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