Posts made in August, 2010

Myths Of Owning A Small Business

Posted by on Aug 27, 2010 in Events | Comments Off

by Miriam Marcus, Maureen Farrell and Melanie Lindner As published on Forbes.com Forget what you think you know about running your own business and take in some hard-won wisdom. In 2007, Anand Sanwal was managing a $50 million innovation fund for American Express. His job: to identify and incubate new business ideas–and that meant doing gobs of market research, much of it on small, closely held companies. One problem: Public information on private companies was scarce, and the data that did exist wasn’t in much of a structured, useful format. Sanwal knew he wasn’t the only...

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Celebrating the 90th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment

Posted by on Aug 26, 2010 in Events | Comments Off

by Doug Kendall August 26 2010 as published on The Huffington Post Today is Women’s Equality Day and the 90th anniversary of the effective date of the 19th Amendment, which guaranteed equal political rights for women. It may seem unbelievable to many Americans today, but for most of this country’s history, women were denied the franchise in states across the country (some states allowed women to vote before ratification of the 19th Amendment, others did not). Indeed, the story is even more complicated and disturbing than that: as part of the otherwise inspiring and momentous...

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25 Hot Careers That Didn’t Exist 10 Years Ago

Posted by on Aug 20, 2010 in Events | Comments Off

by JoVon Sotak As Published on Yahoo What did you want to be when you grew up? Astronaut? Movie star? Superhero? Whatever made your list, green marketer probably wasn’t on it–but that job may be on the lists of today’s youngsters. Here’s a list of emerging careers that you (and your inner child) can get excited about. You couldn’t have daydreamed about any of these jobs when you were a child–because they didn’t exist then. In fact, they’re so new that, although they’re starting to be recognized, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics...

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School is Back in Session

Posted by on Aug 12, 2010 in Events | Comments Off

A reminder to motorists that schools are back in session and buses will be running. Please remember to slow down in school zones. The following is as published on Wikipedia A school zone refers to an area on a street near a school or near a crosswalk leading to a school that has a likely presence of pedestrians. School zones generally have a reduced speed limit during certain hours. School zone speed limits are often, but not always, only applicable during posted weekday hours near the beginning and ending of school when children are likely to cross roads. In some jurisdictions, the school...

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7 Great Ways to Prepare for School

Posted by on Aug 2, 2010 in Events | Comments Off

Tips and Ideas for Returning Students As published on Kids Activities by Michelle Pannecoucke With summer holidays at an end and students and parents everywhere perusing the ‘back to school’ sales, these ideas may help in preparing for the new school year. Summer holidays are almost over and students young and old will soon return to school. Going back to school can be an exciting time and properly preparing for it can help. Consider these ideas for bringing students out of summer holidays and back into school routine. Sleep Earlier and Wake Earlier During the summer, many students tend to...

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