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Future-Proof: Navigate Threats, Seize Opportunities at ICNY 2018 | Jan 22-26 at the Marriott Marquis, Times Square, New York

Book Review Title: "The $100 Startup: Reinvent the Way You Make a Living, Do What You Love, and Create a New Future" Author: Chris Guillebeau Publisher: Crown Business, 2012; 304 pages; $23 Lots of things about our economic markets seem to be improving. Buyer traffic in the real estate markets and prices in some areas are on the upswing. Studies show more people are voluntary quitting their jobs than are being laid off. Fortune 500 human resources pros are constantly quoted in the press bemoaning their inability to find recruits. But these sprouts of good fortune can obscure the reality that many homeowners are still upside down, struggling to cover their loan payments, and many Americans in general are still struggling to recover from the financial hits of the recession and the unsustainable financial decisions that led up to it. Many who were laid off are struggling to get jobs, because of the mismatch between their skills and the job openings employers ne...