Monday, August 25, 2008

Good Ideas Grow Online is a vital online community where tens of thousands of small business owners and entrepreneurs actively share business ideas, feedback, advice and support. Each month a $10,000 prize is awarded to the best new business idea, which is voted by the community.

The July winner, Elizabeth Dehart, seeks to offer children healthy, organic food options served in vending machines at middle schools and high schools with her Healthy Vending Solution. She’s already planning to use the prize money to purchase vending machines and contacting several organic wholesalers.

You can find out more about her idea and see what kind of feedback she received at by visiting her page.

Monday, August 18, 2008

Essential Website For Your Business

Michigan-based Edward Lowe Foundation provides information and mentoring services to entrepreneurs. Its website boasts many resources for "second-stage" companies -- companies that have passed the start-up phase and are growing (typically between $1 million and $100 million in total revenues).

It offers information on economic gardening, an innovative entrepreneur-centered growth strategy, and a substantial library of online resources on topics ranging from marketing strategy to sustainable business practices in the Entrepreneur's Resource Center section.

Monday, August 11, 2008

Escape Break

Stressed? Sometimes you just need an escape break to appreciate all the wonderful, simple things life has to offer.

This is yours for today. Enjoy. Notice the messages in the photo ... playing ... living.

Tuesday, August 05, 2008

No Escaping Here

In case you missed it, Enterprise Rent-A-Car Co. named Pamela M. Nicholson president, in a move that will most likely usher in a new era for the biggest car-rental company in the United States.

Read more here.

Congratulations to Pam.

Sometimes, under certain circumstances, escaping from corporate America is just not the thing to do.

Friday, August 01, 2008

Today's Billionaires Want Equals, Not a Bauble

The key to marrying a billionaire, according to the media, is beauty. Grace, charm, intelligence, manners and a talent for flattery help, of course. So does being an entrepreneur. Okay, I had to toss that last one in.

You'll see why when you read this fabulous blog entry on secrets to marrying billionaire.