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Invention is the Necessity of Mothers

Lately, I’ve been trying to learn new ways to inspire creativity by reading books by leading innovation experts and it hit me like a sack full of Rubik’s Cubes: No wonder the greatest product ideas and the most amazing businesses are cooked up in home offices and garage laboratories. Some traits that stir the creativity pot [...]

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How Do You Do, Oh Home Biz Guru?

Who is your home business guru? You’re too kind… No, really, besides me? Almost everyone who woke up, went to work, smelled the coffee (that you had to make yourself because your co-workers never make fresh coffee… errrr!!!), looked around the cubicle, and said, “there has to be something better than this,” has a business [...]

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What’s Life Like As a 50+ Business Owner?

If you’re like a growing number of Boomers, you’re quite interested in exploring starting your own business. But running a small business seems so different from what you’re used to in the corporate world, that you may be wondering: “What exactly is life like when you run your own business?” There is some variation in [...]

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Unlocked Apple iPhone sells on eBay for $1500

Since a 17 year-old New Jersey kid figured out how to unlock the iPhone to work on any service carrier, not just AT&T (watch the YouTube video that has been viewed almost 600,000 times), people are popping up everywhere trying to leverage the situation for all it's worth, and what better place to do so [...]

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The Truth About We-Business

As home business entrepreneurs, it’s a question we always ask ourselves: How will I know when my business is really a success? How do you know you’re through the Dip, as Seth Godin calls it? I’ll tell you how: When your spouse, family, and friends begin to refer to your business in the collective, “We,” [...]

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