Corporate America Vs. Entrepreneurship? Which Path is Right for You?

R. Kay Green CEO and President, RKG Marketing Solutions
01/16/2014 04:28 pm ET | Updated Mar 18, 2014

And we’re off! The New Year has officially begun and now its time to make some very important decisions in your professional life. Where do you see yourself in say 5, 10, 15, 20 years from now? Have you taken the time to analyze your current career? That is, where you are v. where you aspire to be.

While you have achieved some of the goals you set last year, are you still on the fence about your current profession? Have you considered leaving the corporate arena for entrepreneurship? Have you considered saying “goodbye” to entrepreneurship and “hello” to Corporate America?
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What are the key trends in social entrepreneurship?

Published on Jul 14, 2015

Social entrepreneurship is becoming more like mainstream entrepreneurship, and that’s a good thing, says Ryan Little of the BMW Foundation. The growing number of B Corporations, companies with their social and environmental values built into their DNA, is positive both for investors and for increasingly conscious consumers. Over the next five to ten years, we can also expect a shift in the way social enterprises are funded. Funders are looking for organizations to scale and Ryan explains that the trend towards grants being combined with impact investments is linked to a greater expectation that social enterprises find ways to become sustainable through their own revenue. On top of this, he sees a growing demand of social enterprises to internationalize just like traditional enterprises do. Continue reading “What are the key trends in social entrepreneurship?”

The Current MLM System As A Viable Business Model Is Fading.

It is my opinion the MLM business approach has long since seen it’s hay days. Of course one might say that there are many example of successful MLM and I would agree. There is Mary Kay, Amway, Herbalife, Primamerica, Youngevity and of course many more. And by the way, I have been a distributor in all aforementioned, except Mary Kay, plus many more. Eventually the internet will provide the ultimate method for consumers to buy and sell what they need or want through a very efficient hybrid of ‘Alibaba’, ‘Amazon’, ‘Ebay’ or even a ‘Craig’s List’ modification. You know what you want, you search for it, you buy it. You have something to sell you list it, and it’s sold. I believe that there will be room for several businesses of this type building on lessons learned from those (2) mentioned above and others. Continue reading “The Current MLM System As A Viable Business Model Is Fading.”