Entrepreneurship:  How I Said Goodbye to the Cubicle
May29

Entrepreneurship: How I Said Goodbye to the Cubicle

For a very long time, I knew that I wanted to own my own business.  I didn’t really even care what it was, I just wanted to fire my boss.  I guess I probably have a slight problem with authority.  I’ll work on it. The greatest hurdle to overcome after an employee fires their boss is adopting the new mindset of an owner and losing some of the habits that made you a good employee. In fact, some of the work habits that made someone an...

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Want to Become a Millionaire?  Think Like One
May24

Want to Become a Millionaire? Think Like One

Admit it:  at one point or another you have dreamed you were a millionaire.  Fact is, we all have.  With money comes the freedom to live wherever you chose and to do whatever it is you want to do.  And who wouldn’t want that? Many people are under the assumption that they will never be a millionaire since they were not born into money.  Fortunately, you don’t have to have a silver spoon pedigree in order to achieve your financial...

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10 Best Casinos in the USA
May20

10 Best Casinos in the USA

I say:  “gamble”. You say:  “Las Vegas.” But wait… Not so fast!  While it’s true that Las Vegas is home to the most casinos in the nation, there are many other places you can visit for your gambling fix.  Currently, 38 states allow casino gambling in some form or fashion thanks to the extra revenues that pour from the casinos, hotels, restaurants, shop and other related businesses. With almost 900 casinos eager for your money,...

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Explore the Top 5 Crowdfunding Sites to Fund Your Startup
May13

Explore the Top 5 Crowdfunding Sites to Fund Your Startup

Crowdfunding is rapidly becoming big business.  As of 2012, $2.7 billion was raised to support more than 1 million individual campaigns across the globe.  Who would have imagined 20 – or even 10 – years ago that the web could be such a huge source of fundraising? This trend was birthed by contributors who donated collaboratively to get a product off the ground.  Their payoff?  Usually the product, a perk or a reward.  A...

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5 Limiting Beliefs to Omit From Your Business Startup Vocabulary
May11

5 Limiting Beliefs to Omit From Your Business Startup Vocabulary

You may be thinking about starting a business and know you need to attract and retain customers, while remaining in control. You’ve drawn up a solid business plan, obtained startup funding and gotten the support and go-ahead from your spouse.  You’ve come up with a killer business concept… this time.  It’s straight from your heart, something you’re passionate about, and it fulfills a need for people that makes you feel good.  You’re...

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The Shift From Concept to Company In Start-Ups
May08

The Shift From Concept to Company In Start-Ups

Every company is founded from a concept. Most companies are founded on the hopes that whatever they are selling, people buy.  A select few companies, however, have their beginnings not where there is a market, but where a market should be.  It’s these companies like Apple, Nike, Coca-Cola; all billion dollar companies who achieved massive success not by competing in a market, but by creating one. Even more fundamentally than their...

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