Advice From A Young Entrepreneur By Lauren Aguilar via SPEEKO
The fear of public speaking is the most common of all phobias and is something I have personally struggled with for years. I can remember one time while giving a speech in high school, I became so nervous and started talking so fast that I had to stop partway through because I had lost my breath. From high school and college classes, to work presentations, and even among family and friends, public speaking is a critical part of our everyday lives. I knew that I could either hide from my shortcoming or confront it.
Youth Entrepreneurship Thriving in Sioux City By Michael Billings via Sioux City Growth Organization
When you mix entrepreneurs and young professionals, you get awesomeness! Sioux City has made a commitment to help grow the community from the ground up. That process has involved making the Sioux City Growth Organization (SCGO) a huge stakeholder in the community.
Iowa's Own "Shark Tank" for Women Entrepreneurs By Bobbi Segura via Iowa Women Lead Change
In an effort to find new ways to advance female entrepreneurs, Iowa Women Lead Change (IWLC) and investors are committing $40,000 to Iowa women startup-focused organizations, challenging them to increase the representation of women in their respective communities. We’re calling this collective effort “Invest in SHE.”
Supporting Student Entrepreneurship By Bart Schmitz via UNI JPEC
When a student has a business idea we meet with the student and figure out how best to guide that student. Our program is completely student driven. They have to be the force behind the idea. If we can help a student start a new business, learn a new skill, or just better themselves, we have succeeded in our mission.
10 Free Learning Resources for Entrepreneurs By Valyn Reinig
You’re never too old to learn new things, right? With the start of school just around the corner, we’ve pulled together some helpful learning resources for small business owners and entrepreneurs to check out. So hit the books, or in some cases your laptop, and take a few minutes to learn a new skill that can benefit you both personally and professionally.
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