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Entrepreneurs – It’s Here, but only until June 15th!!


Every so often we hear comments like;

‘Get in on the Ground Floor’,

‘It’s the Greatest Thing Since Sliced Bread’ (hey, I happen to like bread), or

‘This is a Once in a Lifetime Opportunity.’

What if it’s true?

Four “Confusing” Zen Quotes and What You Can Learn from Them


“Before enlightenment, chop wood, carry water. After enlightenment, chop wood, carry water.”

Baby Boomers, Choosing Entrepreneurship Instead of Retiring


If you think the largest demographic in the entrepreneurial world is millennials, think again. Baby boomers are actually the most powerful entrepreneurial group, giving up retirement for Career Number Two (or three, four and so on.) The idea of retirement isn’t what it used to be, whether by need or by choice.

Am I the Only One? Social Media Posting.


Am I the only person that thinks that when someone posts on social media that they should be able to either defend a statement, or posting that they make or be able to show where they get their facts?

Do You Need a College Degree to Start Your Own Business?


Enstitute: The entrepreneurial alternative to college This is an short video from PBS about Enstitute and how they have supported Continue Reading

Why Bother With A College Degree?


This is the second, of a short series, asking if one needs to go to college in order to start their own business.

They have asked questions like:

Do you need a degree to be successful in your own business?

Can I go back to school to learn specific information that will help me in my business?

How to know what I don’t know?

What would having a degree actually do for me?

Skip College to Start a Business?


For those of you who are in college and considering a change, or those of you who have been considering college but not sure if it might be right for you.

While I believe that there definitely is a place for college, I also don’t believe that a college education necessarily prepares you for starting your own business or entrepreneurship.

7 Tips to Build a Business While Working a Day Job


Many people dream of leaving their nine-to-five jobs to start their own businesses. Many successful entrepreneurs had to keep their day jobs until they reached a point in their businesses when it was feasible to quit. This transition time can be stressful and difficult, especially when you don’t enjoy your job, but it doesn’t have to be.

Transform Your Life – 12 Pieces of Buddhist Wisdom


  This is an article that I saw sometime ago and revisited it today. It is by a gentleman named Continue Reading