Why do you want to start your own business?

Why in the hell do you want to start your own business?  Take the safe road, go get a 9-5 job, and collect a pay check.

Have you ever heard that?  I have, only about 10,000 times.  I hear that from family, friends, connections, just about everyone has an opinion on what is the “safe” way to live a life.  Here are my thoughts on this topic Continue reading Why do you want to start your own business?

Being an entrepreneur and having a family

I knew I would write about this at some point, I honestly thought it would be a topic I would hit towards the end of the year, however, I just felt this was the write (pun?) time for this topic.  This is a pretty personal topic for me.

One of the hardest things I cope with as being an entrepreneur is balancing family. By family, I mean spouse and kids or relationships in general. Continue reading Being an entrepreneur and having a family

100 people walk into a bar and 20 walk out…

OK, that was my best attempt at a captivating subject.  You should be expecting a joke or something else, but I left a big part out.  I did not mention that the people walked into the bar to start their own business.

According to Forbes, 8 out of 10 business’s fail: http://goo.gl/njZXvf

Having your own business is tough.  Its not all glamorous like most people think.  You Continue reading 100 people walk into a bar and 20 walk out…

Sleep, what is that?

I have said to myself, I really need to focus on updating this site more.  So this is my first attempt and doing just that.  Going forward, my goal is every Monday and every Friday.

Let me start this post with this sentence:  I sleep an average of 4 hours a night and love it.

I wear many hats, entrepreneur, father, husband, consultant and many others.   When I first tell people what I do, the conversation usually goes like this: Continue reading Sleep, what is that?