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Your First Business

Recently my first ill-fated attempt at a small business startup came back to memory. It could have been huge, but I was afraid. Not any more.

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Sleep – The Minimum

Like many people who find themselves driven toward a goal, I find myself short of sleep.  My problem is a late bed time and an early alarm.  The question I keep asking myself is how much is too little?  There are varying answers depending upon

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Blogging Software Search

Ok, now that I’m running several websites: www.financegourmet.com www.arcticllama.com www.undefeateddaddy.com with more on the way, I need good blogging software. By good I mean I need it to do more than just be a text editor with a publish button. This theme I’m using uses

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Management is a Skill

Management is not just being the senior employee of the department. Management is a separate skill that involves getting the best out of people. Sometimes, the senior employee is not the right choice. Here are the skills a manager needs, and those a manager doesn’t need.

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Social Newtorking for Newbies

Most of my success can be traced to resume building and certification. Stand out on a piece of paper and someone will hire you. Now, I’m running my own business, and no one cares about my resume. Instead I need to network. Online that means social networking. I’ve never been to interested in those kind of sites, but now I’m jumping in.