Unfinished Thoughts

One of the single best things of the internet age is the ability to experiment and get fast, valuable and virtually real-time feedback.   It allows the entrepreneur to figure out a market opportunity (or lack thereof) in far shorter times and financial investment levels than at any other time in human history.   We are not advocating ill-conceived and half-cocked …

Building An Online Business

If you’ve just started your business, or are new to the entrepreneurial world, then building your online presence can be really overwhelming and can leave your head spinning. But…you have got to do it. Here’s a photo of a cute cat to ease you into it.   Okay, that helps. Now, building your online presence can be time-consuming because it …

What a Wonderful World

You don’t have to look in a newspaper, or talk to a close friend or family member to hear about all that is wrong about the world. Issues – many legitimate – are everywhere. And many of those issues need to be addressed. Hand-wringing about where the world is headed is a favorite pastime of many. For a lot of …

The Payoff

People start and grow new businesses each and every day for a variety of reasons. For some, it is to pursue a passion or lifelong interest. For others, it is flexibility. The motives are all over the board. Predominantly all have some type of financial/profit objective, as part of a large reward at the end of a difficult journey.   …

A Champion’s Worst Emotion

In the wide spectrum of human emotions, regret simply must be considered the worst of the bunch. This is particularly true of people typically considered successful, lucky “overachievers” (not that luck has anything to do with achievement). To be powerless to go back and change or fix an event, regardless of how long ago it happened, can eat away at …

Yes, You Can Be An Innovator Too!

Are innovators born or made?  What makes entrepreneurs tick?  What separates them, and why are they different than so many others in society at large?  Many look at the great inventors, and product and company founders, and, maybe naturally, feel that these are people that were born with something unique.  While natural ability cannot be completely dismissed, innovation is attainable …