“In life, it’s not where you start, but where you end,” said Dr. Steve Perry, one of the nation’s leading motivational speakers. Perry’s journey began in a housing project in Middletown, Conn., when he was born to a teenage mother. He knows first hand the struggles that young men in economically disadvantaged areas experience daily.
(NNPA) – In the works since May, the White House plans to challenge the immigration policy that has sparked debate and controversy. The U.S. Justice Department has officially filed a lawsuit against the state of Arizona seeking an injunction on the state’s immigration law (known as SB 1070), claiming it illegally intrudes on federal prerogatives.
(NNPA) - You can't drive a car by looking down at the road. If you want to do more than just take direction, then think bigger, look out ahead, figure out what you need to build a sustainable process, and start building it. A business idea is a prerequisite for a successful business venture.
WASHINGTON (NNPA) - Last week, the House of Representatives passed a Wall Street reform bill that advocates are calling the most comprehensive financial reform since the New Deal was signed into law by Franklin Roosevelt 70 years ago.
(NNPA) - As the nation's healthcare system braces for an influx of newly insured patients, a new study published in the June 15 issue of Annals of Internal Medicine examines the record of the nation's medical schools in graduating physicians to meet this new public need.
Robert Byrd, the longest serving member of Congress in history, often credited the law degree he earned in 1963 from American University’s Washington College of Law with instilling in him a new level of confidence.
In these difficult financial times it is common for college students to engage in some part-time work while juggling regular semester coursework or, at a minimum, take that obligatory summer job.
Cities with High Concentrations of Entrepreneurs Lure Colleagues by Providing Increased Speed and Profits
Why do entrepreneurs flock to startup meccas like the Silicon Valley or Boston? Professor and Chair in Real Estate Development Robert Helsley at the University of California, Berkeley’s Haas School of Business, has studied entrepreneurial clustering and showed in a recent working paper that density or thickness of local input markets translates into faster productivity and higher profitability.
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