entrepreneurism

Plan A, B and C to Thrive While You Survive

I have devoted a massive amount of time recently researching where this economy is going.  I am very concerned with the direction we are going, both economically and politically, as it concerns Family First Entrepreneurs.  I don’t want to get into all the details about the problem. continue reading...

Gear Your Financial Life to Support Your Personal Life

Many people are finding themselves in a forced transition in terms of their financial lives.  Millions of folks have lost their jobs or businesses and are on the hunt for the next solution. Across the board, people have taken a hit in their net worth which has hurt capital, and on top of that, the ability to get a loan is more difficult than ever.  continue reading...

Family Folk Choose Entrepreneurism

I am continuing to hear more and more feedback from people who have read ONO.  Often, people tell me their stories of why they have chosen the entrepreneurial lifestyle.  Most report that they chose to be in business for themselves because it allowed them to be in control of their time.  Time is the most precious commodity of any family first person because that is h continue reading...

Starting Over—as an Entrepreneur

On my blog and in ONO, I constantly talk about the benefits and freedoms that entrepreneurism has to offer. A couple weeks ago, I posted an article that had statistics showing the rise in entrepreneurial activity due to the struggling economy. continue reading...

The Entrepreneurial Rise and the Struggling Economy

I have said it over and over throughout the last year or so; this troubled economy is growing the entrepreneurial spirit across our country. continue reading...

Jaken’s Strawberry Stand

Here is a brand new short chapter excerpt from my new book ONO: Options not Obligations.  This is one of several stories in the book about my son, Jaken, and his initial exposure to money, business, saving, and responsibility.  This is one of my favorite stories and I hope you enjoy it too.    continue reading...

Learning Moments for Teaching Children Entrepreneurism

My readers continue to ask for more information on teaching children entrepreneurism.  In response to that I have been reading extensively of late on parenting and especially, as you know, parenting gifted children and have come across some insight I would like to share. continue reading...

It’s The Jerk Who Gets The Press

Within all social systems there are people who do things wrong, amoral, shocking, illegal, and so on and they get the press.  When you think of religion or business, young people, or even movie stars, it is the jerk, the bad news guy that gets the media time.  The media’s attention to negative details has society as a whole making blanket judgments about unfamiliar social systems that aren’t based on facts.  They are based on a story of one person doing it wrong. continue reading...

Creative Entrepreneurism

Here is a newly released excerpt from ONO.  Hope you enjoy. continue reading...

Entrepreneuerism is Not a Lottery Ticket

I had coffee today with my trademark attorney, and in our discussion he said that many of his potential clients have one thing in common—each of them believes that his or her business idea is a winning lottery ticket.  As we talked about the reality of going from an idea to money in the bank, I realized we had stumbled upon a topic for my next blog. continue reading...

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