Tag: small business advice

Choosing a College Major

Little tardy to the party on this September 2017 Discover Card article, but a client just emailed it to me over the weekend. Hopefully, some college students and/or their parents will find it useful. In the interest of full disclosure, I should mention that I am a proud history major. I distinctly remember my senior…
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October 22, 2018 0

Small Business Lessons from a Call Girl

As my business continues to expand, I made this video last week, to share a crucial life lesson I learned years ago from a friend of mine who happened to be a call girl. As you’ll watch in the video, it’s not pejorative regarding sex workers– in 2016 America, life’s hard, you have to take your…
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July 5, 2016 0

How to quit working…

Or, maybe more honestly, how to quit working at (most) stuff you dislike and focus on doing what you love, since that’s still a ton of work. I mean, I love my small business but I work ALL. THE. TIME. But at least I have a pretty awesome boss…hint hint. Anyway, I was lucky enough…
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June 13, 2015 0

A genuinely nice guy

Last month, the effervescent Doug Sandler welcomed my co-host Marie Segares and myself on his  show, “The Nice Guys on Business” podcast…and we couldn’t have had more fun! We talked about…oh, you know…starting your own small business when you know less than nothing, using social media to promote yourself, the good, the bad and the ugly of…
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June 8, 2015 0

Life, taxes and podcasting…and the circle is complete!

It’s Tax Day in North America–I did my taxes recently, and was almost amused when TurboTax basically asked me if I wanted their software to baby-step me through the process, since of course my answer was, “Hell yes, I was a history major, I need all the help I can get!” When it comes to…
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April 15, 2015 0

No frills, all (small) business

On March 30, 2015 at 1:00pm ET, I’ll be co-hosting, with my occasional nemesis/partner-in-crime/dear friend Marie Segares, the March segment of our “No Frills Small Business” podcast.  Here’s a teaser for what we’ll be kvetching talking about: small business advice; how and why our respective small businesses saved and re-built our lives; our hard-worn life lessons and…
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March 25, 2015 0