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Would you take a year off to start a business in a developing country?

November 16th, 2009 · 4 Comments

I had an interesting conversation with a friend this weekend. John has been working at a technology company for eight years. He absolutely hates his job now. In fact, he wanted to leave immediately. But, because of stock vesting schedule, he has to wait for a few months. This company’s stock has been performing well. […]

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Tags: Start-up Success

An inspirational story of two Michigan mom entrepreneurs: Part II

August 18th, 2009 · No Comments

Today I’d like to share with you part II of my interview with Jessica Clark, co-founder of Suds Homemade Soap. If you haven’t read part I, please read “We have lost our beautiful home, our new cars, and in some respect, our dignity, but … “ an inspirational story of two Michigan mom entrepreneurs first. […]

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Tags: Build a Company · Start-up Success

“We have lost our beautiful home, our new cars, and in some respect, our dignity, but … “ an inspirational story of two Michigan mom entrepreneurs

August 17th, 2009 · No Comments

Today I have a special treat for everyone. Jessica Clark is the co-founder of Suds Homemade Soap. I first learned about Suds when Jessica visited this blog and commented on Go Scooter Girls! – An inspiring entrepreneurial story of starting of starting a business during the current financial crisis. Jessica wrote: “We are two moms […]

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Tags: Build a Company · Start-up Success

Great Depression 2.0 Survival Guide — May, 2009 Edition

May 22nd, 2009 · 3 Comments

In this Issue: Have we seen the bottom of current economic down turn? Are you ready? Six ways to identify hidden job opportunities What should you do if you cannot find a job? Inside look at layoffs + Job Search Strategies Entrepreneur calling: ideas, inspirations, and examples Watch your Paycheck! — Personal Finance Tips Unhappy […]

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Tags: Beat Recession

The Hot Dog Guy

February 23rd, 2009 · 3 Comments

I work at a 4-building office complex. One thing most of us look forward to every Wed is the hot dog stand – a guy will show up at 11:30AM and sell Hot Dog plus a soda and a bag of chip for $5. Although there are nice restaurants and fast food places within walking […]

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Tags: Beat Recession · Product Management · Start-up Success