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Entrepreneur on the Rise - Jennifer Perno - TheraSport Physical Therapy (Class of 2002)

Posted on 12/19/2013 by EDTP Coordinator in LAEDA News

Merchantville, NJ – When people have aches and pains and need help getting back on their feet, chances are they will visit Jennifer Perno, co-owner of TheraSport Physical Therapy. This 2002 graduate of LAEDA’s Entrepreneurial Development Training Program demonstrates the power of developing a plan and sticking with it.

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20 Lessons We Can Learn From 20-Year-Olds

Posted on 12/18/2013 by EDTP Coordinator in Personal Development

It’s become enormously popular to publicly lecture 20-somethings. I’m not a 20-something, but my regular interaction with the Millennial generation as a college instructor leads me to conclude that we may have more to learn from 20-somethings than we have to teach them. Here are 20 lessons in LIFE, WORK and MONEY inspired by the Millennial generation.

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The 25 Most Influential Business Management Books

Posted on 12/11/2013 by EDTP Coordinator in Managing Your Business

There's never a shortage of new books about how to be more effective in business. Most of them are forgettable, but here are 25 that changed the way we think about management — from the iconic "How to Win Friends and Influence People" to groundbreaking tomes like "Guerilla Marketing" and quick reads like the "The One Minute Manager".

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Why Everyone Needs A Business Plan

Posted on 12/5/2013 by EDTP Coordinator in Small Business & The Economy

If you work in corporate America, you probably spend a lot of time thinking like a chess player. What happens if raises this year are terrible? Should talking to a headhunter be your next move? How will you outmaneuver the merger that just got announced? You may not be spending enough time thinking about a whole other scenario that could make or break your career and finances: Self-employment.

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The High Cost of Unhappy Employees [INFOGRAPHIC]

Posted on 12/4/2013 by EDTP Coordinator in Managing Your Business

Can disengaged employees hurt your company’s bottom line? Yes – and the proof is in the numbers.

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