Rags to riches author shares story at ECU

Greenville, NC | News | Weather | Sports – WNCT.com GREENVILLE, N.C. – An author who wrote a book on climbing out of poverty and homelessness shared his story at East Carolina University....

How One Social Entrepreneur Saved 100,000 Lives

Jenny Bowen wouldn’t call herself a social entrepreneur or a growth hacker. She’d be unlikely to label her organization a social venture. Yet in 2007, Bowen was awarded the American Chamber of Commer...

When It Comes to Entrepreneurship, Be A Pig

I spent a few enjoyable days last week on the campus of several Big Ten universities talking to many people about their entrepreneurship programs. More than once a reference was made to the old saw, ...

Richard Branson remains the face, spirit of Virgin

Branson NEW YORK – Richard Branson arrives at the Manhattan showroom of Shinola, an American-made watch company. There are no flashing cameras nor any deals in the making. He just sits on a couch in ...

Murdoch vs Packer is on again

Old fight, new venue: the Murdoch and Packer dynasties will compete for the online real estate advertising market in the US. Washington The Murdoch family will renew its business rivalry against Jame...

The Rags-to-Riches Story of How Oprah Made Billions

Oprah Winfrey with Barack and Michelle Obama. Source: Flickr user Luke Vargas. Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons. Oprah Winfrey’s story reminds u...

I’m blind, paralysed and bald…but not broken

Adventurer Mark Pollock pictured at his offices before the screening of the ” Unbreakable ” The Mark Pollock Story , at the Lighthouse cinema in Dublin Picture: Frank Mc Grath Adventurer ...