Great Worker…Horrible Employee

Great Worker…Horrible Employee

It’s said that various adventurers and conquerors throughout history have used the “ship burning” method to motivate their troops to do their best in the adventure/fight that lie ahead of them because, basically, “there ain’t no goin’ back!” Well, rhetorically speaking, I’m about to do the same thing to myself here in this post…that is, I’m going to burn the metaphorical ship that is my career! Read More »

Entrepreneurial Lessons: Year 1

Entrepreneurial Lessons: Year 1

As I sit here at my desk writing out this blog post it is September 3rd, 2016 and that’s a special day for me. Why? No, not because it’s “International Bacon Day!” Although, I would forgive you for thinking that because bacon is the second best food in the world! (Donuts being the first best food in the world, obviously.) Read More »

“Solopreneur” or “Solo Entrepreneur?”

“Solopreneur” or “Solo Entrepreneur?”

The “Urban Dictionary” defines “solopreneur” as…

  • An entrepreneur who works alone, “solo,” running their business single-handedly. They might have contractors for hire, yet have full responsibility for the running of their business. The typical solopreneur is easily tempted to become a work-a-holic, not feeling their work is ever done! They do the administrative tasks, marketing, customer service and service delivery typically by themselves.

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Postcards from the “Entrepreneurial Edge”

Postcards from the “Entrepreneurial Edge”

It’s been almost 30 years since Carrie Fisher first published her very successful novel “Postcards from the Edge” (1987) and I will say up front that I’ve never read the book and that it’s been MANY years since I watched the movie (also written by Carrie Fisher) but this title has resonated with me ever since I heard about it. Read More »