Monthly Archives: July 2011

I’m Joining the Antipreneur Movement

My two favorite entrepreneurial bloggers, Tim Berry http://timberry.bplans.com  and Robert Jones  http://penpointgroup.com/2011/07/kicking-off-the-antipreneur-movement , are launching a movement to replace the word Entrepreneur with a new name. Why? It seems there is a trademark on the word Entrepreneur. The owner of the trademark … Continue reading

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Are Successful Entrepreneurs Made or Born?

I get asked this question frequently. Here’s my answer …. I believe that 40% of entrepreneurial success can be attributed to intelligence, common sense, leadership abilities, and the timing of the business launch. You are born with these. In the case of timing, it is largely out … Continue reading

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How to Work with Your Spouse (and still stay married!) – Part 2

It is important to recognize the strengths and weaknesses of each spouse, maximize the strengths, and minimize the weaknesses. It is also important to recognize you may use different styles to get things done. My wife and business partner, Laurene, … Continue reading

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How to Work with Your Spouse (and Still Stay Married!)- Part 1

My wife, Laurene, has been my business partner for twenty-eight years. We learned how to keep our marriage separate from our business interactions. (Mostly through trial and error!) Many self-funded entrepreneurs work with their spouses. Our story is somewhat different … Continue reading

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