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10 entrepreneurs who changed the world

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From Starbucks to Home Depot, here are 10 of the businesses – and their leaders – that author John A.
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When Machines Can Do Most Jobs—Passion, Creativity, and Reinvention Rule - Singularity HUB

When Machines Can Do Most Jobs—Passion, Creativity, and Reinvention Rule - Singularity HUB | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
Not long ago, schoolchildren chose what they wanted to be when they grew up, and later selected the best college they could gain admission to, spent years gaining proficiency in... read more
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How to Smuggle $1,000 Into North Korea

How to Smuggle $1,000 Into North Korea | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
“Son, is that you?” Recognizing the weak, shaky voice on the other line, Kevin immediately hangs up the phone. Kevin, the eldest son in his family, defected from North Korea in 1998 when he was 17 years old and is currently a graduate student in South Korea, working odd jobs to save cash to send as remittances to his family, all of whom...
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Face It: You’re NOT An Entrepreneur

Face It: You’re NOT An Entrepreneur | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
“Entrepreneur” – it’s a buzz word. This is something that’s been eating at me for a while. Everyone wants to believe they’re an entrepreneur—but I think a lot of people don’t really understand what it means.
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The Next Best Generation -- Shifting Paradigms for Business and Leadership in Latin America

The Next Best Generation -- Shifting Paradigms for Business and Leadership in Latin America | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
As a region, Latin America would benefit from hosting more conversations like this -- explorations about the future and bringing social enterprises from a niche concept to the core of what defines business success.
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A New Look at Apprenticeships as a Path to the Middle Class - NYTimes.com

A New Look at Apprenticeships as a Path to the Middle Class - NYTimes.com | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
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How Bold Entrepreneurs Are Breaking $1 Million In One-Person Businesses

How Bold Entrepreneurs Are Breaking $1 Million In One-Person Businesses | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
Allen Walton, 27, lives a life many Americans can only dream of: He is on track for seven-figure revenue in a business that has been a one-man show until very recently, when fast-growth made it necessary to hire someone to answer the phones.
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From Maker Movement to Industrial Revolution - Chris Anderson, at USI

Chris Anderson will explain how the Maker Movement is now scaling up to create a new class of manufacturing entrepreneurship that will create a "Long Tail of ...

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Anarchy in the Pre-K: Teaching Capitalist Ideals to Four-Year-Olds Through Punk | NOISEY

Anarchy in the Pre-K: Teaching Capitalist Ideals to Four-Year-Olds Through Punk | NOISEY | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
From coloring books to the teachings of Crass, an Oklahoma school teacher on being punk at an early age. Way early.
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How One Woman Makes Almost $1 Million A Year On Etsy

How One Woman Makes Almost $1 Million A Year On Etsy | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
Alicia Shaffer's business, ThreeBirdNest, makes $80,000 a month selling handmade legwarmers, scarves, and headbands on Etsy. Here's how.
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The Hacker Ethic of Work

The Hacker Ethic of Work | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
Our duty is to face the future with the eagerness to be part of it and give it a different shape: that's why we need a new ethic of work, one which is in line with the post-industrial age, an age o...
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Is This the End of Jobs?

Is This the End of Jobs? | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
The story of the West over the past 700 years is one of the increasing distribution of power. As we have moved from an agricultural to industrial to knowledge economy, the individual has gotten more and more powerful.
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Peter Sage - Extreme Entrepreneur | London Real - YouTube

Peter Sage is an Extreme Entrepreneur & Inspirational Speaker SUBSCRIBE: http://bit.ly/SubscribeToLondonReal Peter Sage is an Inspirational Speaker and Seria...

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Charles Tips's answer to What should we do to encourage innovation and entrepreneurship? - Quora

Charles Tips's answer to What should we do to encourage innovation and entrepreneurship? - Quora | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
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Barter Economy Growing in Cash-Strapped Greece - Peter Schiff's Gold News

Barter Economy Growing in Cash-Strapped Greece - Peter Schiff's Gold News | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
You go to the bank, deposit your paycheck and walk away thinking your money will remain safe and secure, ready for you to withdraw whenever the need arises. But as Greeks have discovered, that’s not necessarily the case.
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Growing Entrepreneurship in Latin America

Growing Entrepreneurship in Latin America | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
The creation of tech-hubs, cultural interest in entrepreneurs and government-backed initiatives for innovative new businesses are all indications of a more advanced start-up culture – something that many countries crave.
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Plans unveiled for an entrepreneur apprenticeship

Plans unveiled for an entrepreneur apprenticeship | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
The government has announced the creation of 39 apprenticeship schemes in job roles including setting up and running a business.
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How to Quit Your Job in 120 Days or Less - StartupBros

How to Quit Your Job in 120 Days or Less - StartupBros | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
[Note: This is a guest post by our friend Ryan Stewart over at Webris.org, you’re going to love it!] Do you fantasize about quitting your job? Read on, I can help you out. About a year ago a good friend of mine called me up.
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Skill India Mission to empower India's youth - The Economic Times

Skill India Mission to empower India's youth - The Economic Times | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
Skill India Mission to empower India's youth - The Economic Times
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We Need to Move Beyond the Employee vs. Contractor Debate

We Need to Move Beyond the Employee vs. Contractor Debate | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
Opportunities to do good work are more important than employment status.
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Our Founding Fathers: The Original Entrepreneurs

Our Founding Fathers: The Original Entrepreneurs | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
As we approach the celebration of the Fourth of July, I have been thinking a lot about the history of the United States and where we are today and what might help us move forward.
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Forum: A Path for Blue-Collar Workers in the 21st Century Economy | Playboy

Forum: A Path for Blue-Collar Workers in the 21st Century Economy | Playboy | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
Over the past 35 years each recession has seen the loss of factory jobs that havent reappeared. During the 2008 recession 70 percent of positions lost belonged to men only 59...
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In the Future, Employees Won’t Exist

In the Future, Employees Won’t Exist | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
Contract work is becoming the new normal. Consider Uber: The ride-sharing startup has 160,000 contractors, but just 2,000 employees. That’s an astonishing..
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Why entrepreneurship is more accessible (and profitable) than ever - WP Curve

Why entrepreneurship is more accessible (and profitable) than ever - WP Curve | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
What you need to know about the Long Tail to grow faster business with less capital.
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The Full-Time Job Is Dead

The Full-Time Job Is Dead - Backchannel - Medium
Who wants to work 40 hours a week for a single employer? In the future, perhaps nobody. The full-time job, used to it…
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Girl in Power: Juliette Brindak Knows What it Takes to be a Young Entrepreneur

Girl in Power: Juliette Brindak Knows What it Takes to be a Young Entrepreneur | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it

At 16, Juliette Brindak unintentionally became an entrepreneur. Inspired to create an online space for girls, Brindak developed Miss O & Friends, a multi-faceted social networking community for tweens and teens.


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