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Espresso for the Home Business Soul

The great thing about being a home business entrepreneur, at least for me, is that that the corporate Kool-Aid stand has been officially closed down. You all know what corporate Kool-Aid is, right? It’s where management gets you all together to repeat things that they wish were true about your company… but really aren’t. Sort [...]

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Be careful what you list…

In the news recently it has appeared that eBay is policing the listing of recalled merchandise. Check out this article for more details. Corey Kossack is one of eBay’s “Top Sellers” through his eBay store, Koss DVD. He is also author of eBay Millionaire or Bust and creator of ProfitBuilderSoftware.com, an online software tool designed to reduce [...]

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Say What? Words That Never Pass a Home Bizzers’ Lips

My husband is always commenting that my career as a home business entrepreneur has certainly made my language more… ummm… colorful. He said I can now put together strings of syllables and consonants that I could have never even imagined in my staid life as office jockey. The best example of this colorized language comes right [...]

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Senior Managers: Build or Buy?

At PFL, we focus hard on developing leaders from within. A number of our senior people were originally hired into entry-level positions, and worked their way into positions with progressively greater responsibility. Nonetheless, I think a company needs to bring in some amount of outside talent in order to get fresh approaches and diverse experiences. [...]

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Home Biz Entrepreneurs Unite!

We, the undersigned members of the fastest growing occupational group in the world, if not the universe, in order to form a more perfect union… or at least keep our friends, family members and business associates from hassling us on a regular basis… do hereby and forthwith, establish this, the Home Business Entrepreneurs’ Bill of Rights. [...]

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