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What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Ellen DeGeneres

You know Ellen DeGeneres as a comedian, daytime television host and an actor.  But did you know she’s also an entrepreneur who’s into designing furniture and pet products? Ellen has a business called ED Ellen Degeneres, an American lifestyle brand. … Continue reading

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This Late-Blooming Entrepreneur Set a Record for the World’s Largest Cream Tea Party

Sometimes a chance meeting can spark a business idea.  Just ask Jane Malyon. Malyon, who’s British, was enjoying tea one afternoon when she struck up a conversation with a stranger. “I met an old lady who could no longer travel … Continue reading

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Why Odd Couples in Business Can Be a Good Thing

This fall, Martha Stewart and Snoop Dogg will co-host “Martha & Snoop’s Dinner Party,” a new weekly TV show. She’s a home decorating guru. He’s a rapper. She’s 75 years old. He’s 44. As unlikely as this duo may seem, … Continue reading

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An Actor Turns to Entrepreneurship — And Finds Success

LeVar Burton’s long career in the entertainment industry spans a variety of roles: Geordi LaForge on “Star Trek: The Next Generation,” Kunta Kinte from the famed television miniseries “Roots” and longtime host of PBS’ “Reading Rainbow” TV show. Now the … Continue reading

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Donny Osmond’s New Role: Entrepreneur

Singer Donny Osmond has done a lot in his life since the release of his first smash single — Puppy Love — back in 1972.  He’s acted on stage, raced cars and hosted talk shows. He even won Dancing with the Stars in 2009. Now the 57-year-old entertainer has just announced his first app to go along with the … Continue reading

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TV Shows for Late-Blooming Entrepreneurs

Most business owners don’t have much downtime.  When an unexpected break or a free night occurs, it feels good to relax and stretch out on the couch – and maybe watch a little TV. A while ago, I was channel surfing one evening and happened to … Continue reading

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A Couple’s Calling: Gourmet Marshmallow Treats

Judy Soldinger was a registered nurse. Her husband, Steve, worked in broadcasting for more than 40 years. Now the Portsmouth, Virginia couple is busy producing Crispycakes — soft and gooey marshmallow treats that are making their way into locations ranging … Continue reading

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