SCORE, America’s largest network of volunteer expert business mentors, has gathered statistics on millennial entrepreneurs, or “millennipreneurs.” They found that Millennials (individuals born between 1982 and 2000) lag behind previous generations in starting businesses, with only 4% reporting self-employment at age 30, compared to 5.3% of Gen-Xers and 6.8% of Baby Boomers. Here is a helpful…

Most people are aware that the real economic engine in the United States is small business. In fact, most would agree that small businesses are the foundation of the economy. Very little provides more satisfaction than building and running a successful small business, but many small businesses make a fatal mistake at the outset: they…

ode to words

  I’ve always loved languages. Born in Belgium, I grew up speaking Flemish, which is spoken by only six million people. The challenge—and beauty—of belonging to a linguistic minority is that you have to adopt other languages if you want to have an impact in the world. Granted, for Belgians it’s much easier to learn…