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It’s never too late to find your ‘thing’: Gauri Bansal is...

Gauri Bansal found her calling on a shelf at Michaels. "I've been looking at this instrument and their woodburning displays for years. And, like, another...

To QuickBooks or not to QuickBooks: How to decide

Lots of entrepreneurs start businesses without having advanced knowledge of accounting. That makes "Do I need QuickBooks?" a popular query. Here's some expert guidance on whether QuickBooks is right for your business.

Beyond lemonade: Using summer to teach life skills, entrepreneurship

As a parent, I will actively nourish in my children the characteristics of entrepreneurship -- the desire to solve the world's problems, the confidence to believe that they can do it and the self-discipline to follow through. Here's my plan.

An ode to Shel Silverstein (who’s likely dismayed)

"I cannot write a blog today," Said little would-be author K. (A mom blogger's "Sick.")

Single mom: Kay Kratochwill goes it alone, as a parent and...

Single mom Kay Kratochwill had her first paying client, plus two potentials. So she decided to leap, choosing to quit her waitressing job to focus full-time on her own business. A better life for her kids? That's worth the risk.

Love your life, every day, by doing this

Live a life brimming with true contentment! But don't depend on happenstance: Make it happen! Here's a straightforward plan to use your morning routine, every day, to create a happy life.

From Vietnam to Madison: How one mom uses jewelry to change...

Math brought Julie Godshall to Madison, WI. Jewelry brought her to Vietnam. Here's how she's using accessories to fight human trafficking around the world.

Brainstorm better with Wonder

What do you do when you have a lot of great ideas? Help others generate their own. Meet the two women behind Wonder: An Idea Studio.

The joy of Lark Gibson’s life: Four businesses and a little...

Lark Gibson's home feels like all is right with the world. That's a profound feat, given the bevy of activity that happens there: A stay-at-home...

5:1 — Odds are you’ll feel better after doing this today

Did you know that there's a happiness ratio? It's 5:1. Researchers studying married couples in the 1970s concluded there is a key difference between happy and...