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Networking for Minority Entrepreneurs
Watson Joe
3/22/2005
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Entrepreneurs of color need to break through a culturally induced reluctance to trust to facilitate the relationships that spur business growth, says the founder of a minority search firm.

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College Student Makes Giving Back the Reason for Her Business
Woodsmall Jennifer
4/1/2005
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By partnering with Vietnamese craftswomen, Jennifer Woodsmall is growing a business that gives back.

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Young Mentor Adds Value to New Ventures.Both For- and Not-for-Profit
Wu Vicky
6/1/2005
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Vicki Wu's passion for her business and philanthropic activities have caused her to seek convergences between the for- and non-profit worlds.

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It Takes a Village to Raise a Bear
Clark Maxine
7/1/2005
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Through university lectures and financial support, Maxine Clark is giving the next generation of entrepreneurs a leg up.

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The Right Thing to Do
Bicknell Orville G Gene
8/1/2005
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Pittsburg, Kansas and Pittsburg State University benefit from the broad generosity of Gene Bicknell, who gives because "it's the right thing to do."

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Friends and Advisors
Helzberg Barnett Jr
10/7/2005
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Entrepreneurs benefit from knowledgeable third-party advice provided by advisors, writes the former chairman of a family-owned diamond business. The author describes his own dealings with informal mentors and the members of his formal advisory board.

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Navigating Entrepreneurial Peer-to-Peer Organizations
Sherman Andrew J
10/7/2005
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Many founders have cited the importance of access to mentoring and coaching that the peer-to-peer organizations, as well as industry groups, Chambers of Commerce, and trade associations, have provided for them.

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What Makes Yoda So Good? How to be an Effective Mentor
Smilor Ray
10/7/2005
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Mentors help us confront adversity, seize opportunity, learn from mistakes, understand our strengths and grow as leaders. Learn how to be an effective mentor to other entrepreneurs. (Published Oct 2002)

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With a Mentor by Your Side
Voth Emily
10/7/2005
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Entrepreneurs loath to seek mentoring should take at least one piece of advice: try it, you'll like it, writes the author who built a business by accepting help from smarter and more experienced founders. Included is a look at the workings of her relationship with her current mentor. (Originally Published October 2002)

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Leadership Plus Focused Giving Yields the International Center for Entrepreneurial Management
Heckmann Richard J
11/1/2005
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Richard Heckmann's gift to the University of California Riverside in Palm Desert was not just the money for a new entrepreneurship center, but also his continued time and expertise.

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