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  • Tips from the Trenches: National #SmallBusinessWeek Edition

    Changes to California's Sales Tax Payment Process • Accessing Increased Capital • Business Plans • Free & Easy Marketing Tools

  • MOBI Case Study: Turning Passion into Profit

    Success story featuring Events By Anna-Marie.

  • Boosting Entrepreneurial Capacity

    Entrepreneurship not only requires a set of skills, but also a set of characteristics and personality traits that will help the entrepreneur attain their business goal. In this blog, Dr. Drew Starbird shares his experience teaching CET students how to develop the necessary key entrepreneurial attributes in order to start a business.

  • Innovating Workforce Development

    When we think of entrepreneurs and entrepreneurship we often picture large and innovative technology companies. Although these big companies often get the most attention, there are a number of smaller programs that are devoted to workforce development. Check out this article by Drew Starbird, Ph.D. and learn more about what these ambitious ventures bring to the table.

  • MOBI Commemorates 25 Years of Educating Emerging Entrepreneurs

    Twenty five years ago, the Los Angeles riots were the spark that was the wake up call for Phil and Peggy Holland. Wanting to turn around the fear and helplessness of their community, the Hollands began teaching entrepreneurship classes in Compton, California. As established business owners and educators, the Hollands turned their passion to guide small business owners and help communities through job creation into the world's first online graded course for emerging entrepreneurs and founded My Own Business Institute (MOBI).

  • Underdog Entrepreneurs: Beating the Odds

    On the surface, they appear to be long shots. Yet, underdog entrepreneurs show us that life's challenges can sometimes lead to good outcomes. Read about the five common skills shared by underdog entrepreneurs in Dr. Drew Starbird's latest blog and meet a recent alumna who's delivering on less traditional measures of success.