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It’s Not What You Do, It’s Why You Do It

What makes you like something? Buy something? What is that elusive pull that makes you say this is the place for me? It’s the big question vexing every good business person. The feeling is very hard to describe, and even harder to pin down. But there is actually a very simple answer: passion.

In one of the most famous TED talks of all time, author Simon Sinek explains that the real question every business should be asking themselves is not WHAT but WHY. In his research, Sinek found that every person can describe what they do, most can describe ...

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Shake it up and see what you can get out of it.

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The unemployment rate for young people is less than ideal at the moment, as much as two times higher than the national average. This can be very discouraging for people fresh out of school.

President Obama’s team wants to encourage college grads to become entrepreneurs and start their own businesses. There’s even a new financial incentive program to limit young 'treps’ student loan payments to 10 percent of their earned income. Sounds great, so perhaps it’s time to launch your own start-up, right?

Not so fast, says college professor and author Scott Shane. He warns people that ...

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