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Entrepreneurs Corner: Adapt and conquer

by Published: May 30,2010

Tags: Adam Pollock, auctions, EBay, Entrepreneur's’ Corner

Pollock knows where he stands and enjoys his business and his life Adam Pollock has been a lifelong entrepreneur who has learned to roll with the punches, adapt, and pursue his dreams. Starting at 13 years of age, working in his father’s store, Pollock spent many years in the jewelry business, learning every aspect of […] [...]

Entrepreneurs Corner: From delivery boy to owner

Buening made the climb up the ladder by the time he was 19 years old Craig Beuning is something of the quintessential entrepreneur: someone who started in business when he was very  young, found success, and then traveled down many other roads through the years. Having grown up in Minnesota, Beuning and a friend decided […] [...]

Entrepreneurs Corner: An entrepreneurial journey

Monk brings Yazoo City old world businesses in new world packages When I met Michele Monk, owner of Health Integration in Yazoo City, one of my first questions was: “just how the heck did you wind up as a business owner in Yazoo City, Miss.?” The question was a natural response on my part. Michele […] [...]

Entrepreneurs Corner: The entrepreneurial sweet touch

by Published: April 11,2010

Tags: Nancy King, Nandy’s Candy

Nancy King has been running Nandy’s Candy with her own sweet flair since 1980 When it comes to business, Nancy King has long had a sweet tooth.  Nancy has been turning out delicious confections at Nandy’s Candy since 1980, but her candy experience goes back even further to her school years, when she worked in […] [...]

Entrepreneurs Corner: Proving the critics wrong

The Mississippi Council on Economic Education is out to make a change in way children are educated Some critics of public education commonly point to the lack of what they refer to as “practical” education in secondary schools, by which they mean that schools do not do an effective job of preparing students for real-world […] [...]

Entrepreneurs Corner: ‘Most of my friends think I’m a total nerd’

Instead of partying or watching TV, 21-year-old Allen has started two businesses It’s probably true that most 21-year-olds are more focused on partying and fun than on business.  However, there is at least one 21-year-old whose mind is squarely on business. In her senior year of high school, Sheena Allen decided that she wanted to […] [...]

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