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Mixing Family and Business

There’s a well known saying, which is expressed in a variety of ways, but essentially boils down to the simple statement: Family and business don’t mix. However, in recent months, I’ve witnessed cases where family and business truly don’t mix, and other cases where it was perhaps because of family involvement that the business was […]

Ongoing Projects

I have, as some people know, been fairly busy recently (although that may be hard to tell from the fact that I have time to write on my 2 blogs so often). For those who don’t realize that, let me explain what I am working on at the moment. For starters, I work as a […]

What would you like me to write about

I’m currently looking for some topics to write about that would be of interest to people seeking career advice, small business owners, and general advice relating to business. What would you like to see written about?

Top Reasons to Work From Home and Make It Work

There are many lists posted regarding reasons to work from home. However, many of the lists don’t consider the problems inherent in working from home, as pertains to those lists. What I will attempt to do here is list out some reasons to work from home, the potential issue with each, and how to work […]

Basics of Long-Term Planning

In my last post, I discussed the need for a financial plan, and stressed the importance of having one prepared as early as possible. In this article, I will discuss what some of the components of a financial plan are. First, you will need to provide the planner with some information about your current state […]

Financial Planning and Advice

Find a financial planner (try your bank, or ask friends for a recommendation) and ask them to help you with a financial plan. The sooner you do this, the easier it will be for you to implement your plan.

My Children Will Do It Differently

This is #11 on Chris Brogan’s list of 100 Blog Topics I Hope YOU Write. Until I was 17, most of my life was spent in school. At the parochial schools I went to, a typical day started at 7:30 AM (6 days a week) and didn’t end until about 9:30 PM (5 days a […]

Working From Home… Again

If you hold a full-time job during the day, and moonlight with small projects, then you will likely be familiar with this scenario. Your day job is a source of steady income, and the side projects give you something extra, but are not reliable. When you have a project, you try to complete it as […]