Business planning and a cross-country trip

My cousin (pictured second from right) and 3 of his friends are biking across Canada to raise money for cancer care. (Sorry I don’t have a bigger picture). Because of the oddities of the Canadian landscape, my house marks the geographic halfway point of their trip but only one-third of the distance they have to […]

Why you’ll never have to pay taxes again

It’s tax day in the US, which means that most of my clients are busy dotting i’s and crossing t’s and fingers. Image by NCReedplayer via Flickr But here’s the good news for everyone: If the Mayans are correct (and why wouldn’t an extinct, pre-industrial civilization that brutally sacrificed thousands of innocent people be correct?), […]

Favorite video: Joseph Stiglitz on GDP as economic barometer

I love economics. Yeah, I’m weird that way. Most of the time, my interest in economics is reasoned and applied at the organizational level. But national and international economics is still fascinating. Although I’m sure macroeconomics isn’t compelling to everyone, I think it’s still important to stay current because it’s such an influencer of microeconomies. […]

Countdown to the Olympics: How to be an Olympic-level entrepreneur #11

Image via Wikipedia In 11 days*, the 2010 Winter Olympic athletes will compete to be the best in the world. Entrepreneurs compete for a similar pinnacle of success every single day. This series of blogs will countdown to the Olympics with 31 ideas about what it takes to achieve gold in your business. To be […]

Generate more revenue in 2010

Someone asked me yesterday if I’d ever written on a specific topic. I had, but I couldn’t give them a specific reference because the work I’d written never appeared online. A client had paid me to write and then never did anything with it. Image via Wikipedia This happens from time to time, and it […]