Cliff Notes for Adults: Summarizing Business Books

Although I recently had the chance to use one for the first time, websites that summarize business books are not a new phenomenon. It turns out there's an entire industry devoted to reading, summarizing, and outputting business books for our consumption. Last month, I had the opportunity to check out 100 Must Reads, one of … Continue reading Cliff Notes for Adults: Summarizing Business Books

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Starting a Small Business From Scratch

One of the best things I did for myself and my family was officially “starting” my business in 2011. Getting the business started was only a small part of the battle, the real work came after the paperwork was filed. Nearly three years later, I can tell you that it was worth the effort. I've … Continue reading Starting a Small Business From Scratch

The Power of Free and Cheap in an Expensive Market

Today's post is a business lesson, and one that can be applied to almost any line of work. More and more businesses today are finding themselves being priced out of the market by competitors using completely different business models, delivery methods, or concepts. For many, it eventually means the end of the road. For others, … Continue reading The Power of Free and Cheap in an Expensive Market

Making the Transition to Self-Employment: Some of the Do’s and Don’ts

This is a guest post from Julian, who writes a blog called Frugaal, covering all kinds of ways to address bad spending habits.  While today's post is not exactly encouraging of self-employment, I agree with it in the sense that working for yourself is not a decision to be made lightly, especially if you're responsible … Continue reading Making the Transition to Self-Employment: Some of the Do’s and Don’ts