Culture of Capitalism

Save Jobs by Abolishing the Minimum Wage?

Working as a farmhand was my first job as a teenager. I made minimum wage, but had no problem with that. Quite frankly, I was probably overpaid given my skill set at the time. Eventually, after my first summer on the farm I was given …

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Judo is THE Sport for Entrepreneurs

The importance of being athletic and active was ingrained in me from a young age. And competitive sports were a huge part of my life from childhood into my early twenties. But when my years as a college athlete ended, I drifted into the typical …

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The Best (And Worst) Time to Change Jobs

Loyalty in the corporate world is non-existent. Gone are the days when people would stick with a company for 30 years, be given a retirement dinner and a nice watch at the end of their tenure, and cruise off into the sunset for retirement. In …

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Entrepreneur or not, working from home encouraged in modern economy

During the economic troubles experienced in the USA over the past few years, families have been doing everything they can to cut back costs and put a little aside in case their situation worsens. As a result, working from home has become extremely popular with …

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The Commonalities of Hunting a Terrorist and Running a Business

I just finished reading a fantastic book The Mission, The Men, and Me by Pete Blaber, former Delta Force Commander. For all you entrepreneurs out there, this is a must read. Throughout the book, Pete Blaber reveals some of his high-profile missions, which included the …

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7 Ways to Prepare Your Business for the Coming Recession

The Dow is crashing and oil’s price is collapsing; emerging economies are no longer ‘emerging’ and small-caps, the best barometer of disposable income and risk tolerance, are in a full-blown bear market. It’s here. The recession that market forecasters have been anticipating for a couple …

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Boardroom Jargon – Learning the Language of Business

Walking into a boardroom to pitch your business to potential funders for the first time can be an intimidating thing. On top of that, if you don’t have much experience negotiating deals in a boardroom setting, it can feel like being in a foreign country …

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