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Think Like a Consultant

photo credit: Marcin Wichary

Today there are many businesses big and small who are in need of some advice and help in several different sectors of their company.


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Never Mix Family with Business

The Project that Never Ends.


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Improve Your Listening Skills

In the business world, it pays to listen and know how to ask the right questions.


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Artist Transitions Into Auto Repair

Surround yourself with what you are passionate about

The strength of your business resolve is tied to your passion for what you do.


Soon You’ll Be Able to Swap Digitial Goods

In late January, Amazon received a patent to set up an exchange for all sorts of digital material.


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Biz Idea: Johnny Cupcakes

In 2001, Johnny Earle dropped out of music college after just two weeks.


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Chickens Are Hot in a Recession

Back in the early ’80s, when the nation was gripped by recession, Duane Schiedler and his wife, Julie, retooled their cabinet shop to churn out geodesic-dome greenhouses.


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Niche Biz: ‘Butler/Maid-For-A-Day’ Service

As a fun gift alternative, hiring a butler or maid for a day can be a thoughtful and surprising way to reward someone whose home duties are normally fairly demanding.


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Lobster, Crate To Plate

They just launched Crate to Plate, modeled after Community Supported Agriculture and Community Supported Fisheries programs, in which consumers buy a share of the farm or a boat before the season and receive the harvest for several months.


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World’s Most Dangerous Zoo

A controversial zoo in Argentina allows tourists to have extremely close encounters with some of the most dangerous predators in the world.