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One of the Long Term Unemployed? Start a Business!

Written on December 13th, 2010 by K. MacKillopno shouts
I saw this article, “What Happens When the Jobless Give Up?” on CNN Money today. One solution that the article does not consider is for the unemployed to take their ...
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Nothing Changes if Nothing Changes

Written on April 21st, 2010 by K. MacKillopno shouts
Lots of people talk about how much they want to start a business. They are tired of the workaday life, where there is nothing they can do to improve their ...
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Do What You’ve Gotta Do

Written on April 19th, 2010 by K. MacKillopno shouts
Most people see entrepreneurship as all about the risk. By going out on your own, they assume you are risking your assets, your worklife, even your reputation for a slim ...
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What Business Owners Earn

Written on April 12th, 2010 by K. MacKillopno shouts
Parade magazine, that ubiquitous Sunday newspaper insert, ran their annual salary survey this weekend. I found several things in the article to be quite interesting. Here are some of the ...
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You Must Prepare Your Business for Succession

Written on April 7th, 2010 by K. MacKillopno shouts
This recent NY Times article, “How to Prepare Your Business for Succession,” points out some of the problems that can result from a failure to plan for succession in your ...
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Decision-Making is a Key Component of Leadership

Written on April 6th, 2010 by K. MacKillopno shouts
I was watching some re-broadcasts of Gordon Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmares this weekend and was struck by the frequency that an inability or unwillingness to make a decision (any decision, not ...

Now is a Great Time to Start a Business

Written on February 24th, 2010 by K. MacKillopno shouts
Why is right now, in the middle of a significant recession, a great time to start a business? I’ll tell you why…the economy provides opportunities to get into business for ...

Why Do Entrepreneurs Not Choose a Franchise?

Written on February 23rd, 2010 by K. MacKillopno shouts
My last blog post provided a number of reasons that entrepreneurs choose a franchise. There are plenty of entrepreneurs that choose to start a business of their own and not ...

Why Do Entrepreneurs Choose a Franchise?

Written on February 22nd, 2010 by K. MacKillopno shouts
There are a number of reasons that entrepreneurs choose to purchase a franchise instead of opening their own independent business. Some of the main reasons given by entrepreneurs that own ...

It’s a Joy to Come to Work…

Written on February 20th, 2010 by K. MacKillopno shouts
One of the most frequent sentiments I hear among business owners is that it is a joy to come to work because I know the business is mine! It is ...
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