5 Reasons Why I Would Rather Work 80 Hours A Week For Me Than 40 Hours A Week For You

30. 5 Reasons Why I Would Rather Work 80 Hours A Week For Me Than 40 Hours A Week For You

Though the title may seem weird, or maybe even ridiculous, entrepreneurs are truly a breed unto themselves. Most people start out early in life with a very robotic answer as it relates to our professional future – Do well in school, get a good job and retire at sixty-five (or now supposedly sixty-eight). Statements like this have driven me crazy since the age of twenty, coincidentally the year I started my first business senior year in college. Continue reading “5 Reasons Why I Would Rather Work 80 Hours A Week For Me Than 40 Hours A Week For You”

What NOT To Do When Raising Capital: The Jack of All Trades … Is a Jackass

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When pursuing an investment for one of my fashion brands, Gary and I met with a gentleman who represented a group of investors.

The man was recommended by a friend in the financial world who knew of several companies the man had successfully completed securing investments for over that past year. We were happy to know that the man was on a roll, and had credibility as far as raising money. Continue reading “What NOT To Do When Raising Capital: The Jack of All Trades … Is a Jackass”

Entrepreneurs: Risky is The New Safe

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Traditionally, ‘taking the safe route’ in your career meant, quite simply, working for someone else. We have realized over the past six years or so that a significant amount of these ‘safe’ people with ‘safe’ jobs have found themselves out of work and in a world of trouble.

The reality is, when sh?t hits the fan, who is the person being let go, the owner of the business or the employees? I think you know the answer to that one. Continue reading “Entrepreneurs: Risky is The New Safe”