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After a Life as Refugees, This Entrepreneur Family Has No Fear

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Image credit:stuart anthony | Flickr Hao and Lisa Lam met and fell in love in a refugee camp in the Philippines after escaping Vietnam. Based in Seattle, they are franchisors of the Best in Class Education Center, with 30 centers around the country. Educators provide tutoring services at the center and help students prepare for college. The Lams provide jobs for 85 to 100 individuals just at their Washington location. They share key…

How to Use Social Media to Boost Your MBA Application

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Image credit:2nix Studio / Shutterstock.com Your online presence can affect your MBA application. Everyday, social media is integrated more and more into our lives.  We must be cognizant of our actions and apply them in ways that help us reach our goals and not hinder them. For many students receiving their MBA is more than a goal, it is a life-long dream. As universities begin to scale back on essays and increase the…

Why These Refugees Want to Bring Their Franchise to Vietnam

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Franchise Players is Entrepreneur’s Q&A interview column that puts the spotlight on franchisees. If you're a franchisee with advice and tips to share, email ktaylor@entrepreneur.com. Van and Huy Phan know just how much effort it takes to make it in America. Coming to the country as refugees, the duo both built up successful careers in the U.S. However, they wanted to open a business of their own. The Goddard School provided…

5 Podcasts That Will Get You Hooked on Digital Audio Content

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Image credit:Johan Larsson | Flickr Over my career, I have spent an inordinate amount of time in a car or on a plane. As someone who enjoys reading and self-edification, traveling so often made it difficult to do so. Audiobooks were a great way to fill this time, and I still contend that Jim Dale’s narration of the Harry Potter series is what got me hooked on audio storytelling. The…

5 Ways Businesses Can Help Urban Youth Succeed in the Future Workforce

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Image credit:Shutterstock Established businesses are the perfect vehicle to produce change and empower today's youth. Whether it's because a particular cause is close to a CEO's heart or because young people are the talent pool of the future, companies nationwide are investing in youth. The programs they're creating and investing in are often successfully bridging the gaps between America’s economic classes. Here are five ways you and your company can be part…

American Millennials Among the World’s Least Skilled, Report Says

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Image credit:Shutterstock We hear about the superior tech savvy of people born after 1980 so often that we tend to assume it must be true. But is it? Researchers at Princeton-based Educational Testing Service (ETS) expected it to be when they administered a test called the Program for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC). Sponsored by the OECD, the test was designed to measure the job skills of adults,…

5 Exploding Niches Within Tech

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The progress achieved each year is monumental, and the rate at which we are progressing is exponential. Industries are being disrupted, conventions are being proven wrong, and the world at large is completely transforming right before our eyes. Here are five tech industries that are exploding with startups, venture capital and innovation: 1. Education The model of education has largely stayed the same for centuries. But with new technology, the…

10 Free Online Courses That Can Benefit Every Entrepreneur

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Image credit:Shutterstock Every entrepreneur can benefit from continued education. Whether you are just starting out and handling multiple roles within your company or an experienced business owner — enrolling in an online course is always a good way to improve your knowledge and has never been easier or more affordable. Long gone are the days of taking evening classes at local colleges and paying tuition. You can now take excellent courses…