Setting Yourself Up for Success: Live Your Goals

What are your goals for this year? Not just your professional goals, but your personal goals. In Napoleon Hill’s classic, Think and Grow Rich he interviewed the most successful icons of his day and one of the conclusions he came to was that in order to be successful you have to set goals and then […]

Myth #5: I’m Too Old to Start a Business

If starting a business is something you’re doing just to make money rather than because there’s something you want to do or try, compare what you’d make working at a full or part-time job to what you’ll make with your own business. There are some businesses you might not feel comfortable starting: Those that require […]

We SHALL Overcome … Income Disparity

When the Civil Rights Act of 1964 was passed, it became illegal for employers to discriminate based on race; however, income disparities have not flattened out. According to an article by Ned Resinikoff at http://www.msnbc.com/msnbc/washingtons-silence-the-racial-wealth-gap: “In 1967, with the Civil Rights movement still in full swing and Jim Crow still looming in the rearview mirror, […]

Myth #4: I Can’t Afford to Start a Business

Most businesses won’t yield enough return on investment in the first year or two to be your primary means of support. With that caveat your can provide more income than if you do nothing, and, more importantly every journey begins with a first step. If you’re fortunate enough to still be in the work force and reading this […]

Myth #3: Starting a Business is Expensive

It doesn’t need to be.  In the book: $1,000 Start-Ups (available on Amazon.com) I’ve provided detailed information for 60 businesses you can start for less than $1,000. For each of these, there’s a list of the estimated start-up costs. This includes everything you need to get started including your licenses, insurance, and the materials you’ll need to produce the […]