Carnival of the Capitalists

This week’s Carnival of the Capitalists is up at EGO.

Blogroll Update

As if it wasn’t long enough already, I’ve added a few more of my daily reads to my blogroll at right.

Does Business Imitate Sci-Fi?

[During] the first quarter of 2003 Nokia chose to focus on its traditional “candy bar” mobile design; ignoring the emerging flip-top or clam shell style of phones that have since taken-off in Asia – Nokia subsequently lost market share to Motorola and Samsung.

Consultants Must Be Good For Something

Dave Bayless: “As a rule, entrepreneurs are pretty good at judging when and where to spend scarce dollars.


The Small Business Start-Up Guide

Amazon: “Why do so many promising small business fail?


Jane Applegate’s Strategies for Small Business Success

I haven’t read this book, but the Library of Congress includes it in it’s The Entrepreneur’s Reference Guide to Small Business Information, so it must be worth reading.

Family Businesses

Jeff Cornwall: “Even if your business is not now a family business, it may become one.

Reader Survey, Again

If you answered the survey before, please ignore it.

Working at Home

The Entrepreneurial Mind: “Home offices are certainly nothing new.

Cuba’s Old Cars

Miami Herald: “Barely a travel article about Cuba is published without a mention of the vintage 1950s Chevrolets, Fords, Plymouths and Buicks that add so much color and tourist appeal to the island.