If you wear the same cologne every day, your nose may get used to it. Outlaw scents can be mixed together to keep things interesting and allow your nose to recalibrate itself to your favorite scent. For example, if you're a ride-or-die Gambler enthusiast but the last few orders haven't...
Whenever I talk to entrepreneurs, most of them say something like "Oh believe me, if there was a mistake to be made, I have made it."
In the past two weeks, I learned that I had made what I consider to be a pretty serious business forecasting error based on a simple lack of knowledge when I started the business.
I had my costs covered and got my pricing right, but I didn't know something really fundamentally important: my break even point.
That's the number of units we need to sell in order to cover our expenses.
I take a lot of risks in my life. I risk financial security, career stability, stability of my heart and mind, and a stability of living situation.
To me, life is messy and unstable.
Whenever I have made decisions based on what is the most stable, I have always reflected on that as a bad decision in hindsight.
HOORAY! We're announcing our intent to compete in this year's American Made competition.
Nominations open on June 17, so we have yet to submit our entry, but we're so confident that we'll be accepted as finalists that we are launching a contest RIGHT NOW.
There are some things that can't be achieved in a few days or weeks, like organizing all your finances for taxes, working with press, and writing a book. These require tireless persistence, focus, and dedication.
I have none of these things. Not. A. One.