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Diving Into the Deep End: Enstitute's Apprentices Learn by Doing

Enstitute's apprenticeship program is transforming the way millennials think of higher education.

“In K-12, we’ve identified many different ways with which young kids learn,” says Shaila Ittycheria. “But somehow, when everyone turns 18, we say OK, college is the one pathway.” Ittycheria is the cofounder of Enstitute, an apprenticeship program that matches young go-getters with high-powered mentors. Apprentices, who range in age from 18-24, are thrown directly into the deep end of the professional pool, suddenly immersed in the culture and real-life responsibilities of the working world.

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What I Learned in 2013: “Going out on a Limb and Doing Whatever It Takes”

My biggest lesson of 2013 is that you really can “create your own luck”.

My biggest lesson of 2013 is that you really can “create your own luck”.

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Why Small Businesses Must Avoid These Five Mistakes

Entrepreneurship isn’t only about creating a company – it’s also about turning your dream into reality.

“Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life. Don't be trapped by dogma - which is living with the results of other people's thinking. Don't let the noise of others' opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition” – Steve Jobs.

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Cutting The Red Tape to Make Everyone Happy: A Boba Guys Mailbag

Big bureaucracy, unforeseen circumstances and the hidden costs of paying yourself: an entrepreneur's grab bag from the Boba Guys.

As Boba Guys approaches the six-month mark, it is time for us to begin the next chapter of our story. Our final set of GOOD posts will tie up a few loose ends, including where we landed on our profit problem. Thank you for following our journey up to this point and for sending us words of encouragement every week.

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Venture For America Applies the Teach for America Model to the World of Business

This fellowship program will show young people the ropes of the start-up world so they don't have to learn the hard way.

What happens when a group of high-achieving 22 year-olds get sent to Detroit to work for a start-up company, live together in an historic apartment building downtown, and compete for $100,000 in business seed money? It sounds like the pitch for a reality TV show (The Real World meets Survivor meets The Apprentice?), but it's actually the concept for a new fellowship program, Venture For America, that's applying the Teach For America model to the start-up world.

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