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Tenacious Leadership

What Wendy Davis’s Dramatic Filibuster Teaches Us About Tenacious Leadership

Stand up for what you believe in, and don’t back down

#leadership #wendydavis

Last night the Texas senator captivated the country with her epic filibuster in the state senate. But it’s far from the only thing she’s done.

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Immigrant Entrepreneurs More Likely to Start Businesses

First-generation immigrants to the U.S. are 27 percent more likely to start businesses than non-immigrants, and nearly twice as likely as are second-generation Americans. #entrepreneurship #entrepreneur

First-generation U.S. immigrants are more likely than non-immigrants to start businesses because they are more optimistic and less fearful of failing, a recent study says.

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National Small Business Week Turns 50

America was made by entrepreneurs — individuals whose hard work and tenacious spirits allowed them to build our nation, brick by brick and storefront by storefront, into what it is today. For hundreds of years we have relied on small-business owners to carry our economy forward, buoy it when it falters and rebuild it when it crumbles. In 1963, President John F. Kennedy proclaimed the first National Small Business Week to honor the individuals whose sacrifices and triumphs make up the backbone of this nation. This week marks the 50th anniversary of that proclamation. While the economy has had its ups and downs over the years, the fortitude of our small businesses and the honor we bestow on them hasn’t changed a bit. #entrepreneurship

National Small Business Week Turns 50 | Commentary

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Why the US-EU trade deal matters

Tearing down trade barriers between the world’s two largest economies will not happen overnight, and nothing will be signed on a deal before the end of 2014.

There are two key elements – the reduction of tariffs and the harmonizing of regulations.

Six reasons why the US-EU trade deal matters

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