Category Archives: Technology

Entrepreneur. What is it?

entreprenuer

An entrepreneur is someone who assumes the big financial risk of starting and running a new business venture. The business venture can be based on totally a new idea, a new way  of doing something, or inventing something that has never been invented before. The choice is up to the individual. Entrepreneurship can be scary for some but rewarding for others. If takes a great deal of patience and hard work. Nothing happens overnight. There are many ways to start the rewarding career path of an entrepreneur if one simply will just start with research and self evaluation. The rest is a wonderful journey. Have faith in yourself and in your abilities to start the path of being a successful entrepreneur. This blog can be a wonderful starting place for those that have no idea of where to start. We share resources that encourages YOU.

Grants

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Grants are a form of funding awarded by a private foundation, or a federal or state government department or agency. Grants are based on a competitive process with strict guidelines for applying and using the funds. Grant funding agencies use grants as a way to accomplish a specific goal that the organization wants to achieve. There is a common belief that grants do not have to be repaid which is true but there are guidelines in place that must be followed and if not you can end up having to repay the grant. If your organization can benefit from a grant it may be beneficial to check out grants.gov, you can access the website by clicking HERE. When accessing the website we recommend the following:

  1. Create a username and password
  2. Check out the “Learn Grants” tab at the top of the website
  3. Be motivated and ready to read lots of information
  4. Be goal oriented
  5. Seek help for grant writing proposal

Grants can be a great way to fund your business but keep i mind that grants are very specific. We encourage you explore the website in full detail. For further hands on exploration check out the grants.gov YOUTUBE channel bu click HERE

8th Annual Youth Science Fair Exchange in Atlanta Georgia

We decided to share this event based on the simple fact that science is still important. Spread the word.

“Science for Survival”

A new generation of healers for our community

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Urban League Jacksonville to offer free services

Urban League Logo

The Jacksonville Urban League is offering expanded services for local entrepreneurs. The offer will last all the way until June 30th 2016. The free services offered are

  1. Professional counseling
  2. Credit and financing education
  3. Technical Assistance

To set up a free appointment you must contact the Jacksonville Urban League by phone or visit their website. Contact information is provided below. Don’t hesitate to take advantage of these free local services to help you grow or start your own business.

Jacksonville Urban League : 904.723-4010

Click HERE to visit their website

 

Free Webinar:How To Become Your Own Boss

Be your own boss

Attendees will learn:

  • What’s involved in Starting a Small Business
  • The Emerson Planning System
  • Funding Your Start-up
  • Developing a Niche
  • 5 Reasons Why Small Businesses Fail

For more information and to register please click HERE

This information has been provided to you by http://www.score.gov please visit their website for more information and other upcoming webinars

Windows introduce new digital virtual assistant. Meet Cortana

Cortana For Windows 8.1

Cortana For Windows

Microsoft appears to have introduced to us its new digital personal assistant named Cortana. Visionz Of Success would like to share some key features for this new digital personal assistant finally introduced by Windows.

– She will be available on your Windows device. Check your device settings for updates.

– She can keep you updated on current events or help you manage your busy day

-She has a notebook where she takes notes about you and the tasks ahead. This feature is called Cortanas Notebook

– Cortana can help you learn about music. Just let her listen and she will reveal the information via the phones browser

– Cortana can be paired with the Bluetooth system in your car just pair your device and let Cortana do the rest

Remember, you must have a device running Windows 8.1. If you are unsure click here for the exacts on how to get Cortana on your device today.