Websites

Entrepreneurism, Innovation and a Global Economy

Ellevate Network is a great resource for professional women to learn, network, and craft their resume.

Startup Weekend is the perfect resource if you’re interested in working for or creating your own startup. This platform connects startup employees (and potential employees) with cool projects and companies.

The Kauffman Foundation is rethinking the future of work. This website offers resources for entrepreneurs, including grant opportunities for new projects.

Have an idea? Lots of people find success using crowd-sourcing platforms like Kickstarter and GoFundMe.

f6s.com – “where founders grow together”: F6S is a website designed to support startups. Join other founders & leaders in the world of startups, get help with your own projects, and more at this great networking site.

CoFoundersLab connects entrepreneurs with other potential team members and talent.

BALLE is the world’s fastest growing network of sustainable businesses. The company has helped spawn nearly 65 BALLE networks representing more than 20,000 entrepreneurs across the US and Canada.

Noobpreneur offers small business tips, ideas and tools; fun reading if you’re thinking about starting your own business.

Who doesn’t love a good TED talk? TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. Through conferences and videos, TED brings together the world’s most fascinating thinkers and doers, who are challenged to give the talk of their lives in under 18 minutes.

Trend Watching – Thousands of trend savvy professionals participate in trendwatching.com’s Happy Spotting Network, notifying people via email whenever they spot something of interest: new consumer trends, insights, innovations, and so on.

Looking for funding? Gust is dedicated to being the global platform for startup funding. A beneficial site for both investors and entrepreneurs.

AngelList has quickly emerged as an indispensable resource for connecting entrepreneurs with investors.

RISE – a Relationship & Information Series for Entrepreneurs – is a nonprofit program that hosts an annual series dedicated to empowering entrepreneurs through free conferences.

Money and Credit Counseling

The National Foundation for Credit Counseling is the nation’s largest financial counseling organization.

Annual Credit Report – This website allows you to request free credit reports once every 12 months.

Inspiration, Personal Growth, Creativity and Change

Eckhart Tolle, author of The Power of Now.

Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi has contributed pioneering work to our understanding of happiness, creativity, human fulfillment and the notion of “flow.”

Planet SARK exists as a practical, transformational resource for those creative, courageous, joyful beings who are responding to the calling of their soul.

Purpose and Calling

David Whyte, poet, author, speaker.

Dick Leider, author of The Power of Purpose

Gregg Levoy, author of Callings

Ken Robinson, speaker and author of The Element

Parker Palmer, The Center for Courage Renewal, a place that encourages personal and professional integrity and the courage to act on it.

Rick Jarrow, “Liberating Yourself to Pursue The Work You Love”

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