iOS app Android app

Working for Yourself

The Risk I Was Willing To Take After Turning 50

Jeannie Borin | Posted 04.14.2014 | Fifty
Jeannie Borin

So many things had me start a business after turning fifty. I must have had something powerful hit me to work as hard as I did and want more. I am a college counselor and had an interest in everything college admissions, but it was more than that. I wanted to prove something to myself and the timing was right.

Should You Burn Your Business Plan?

Frank Farwell | Posted 03.12.2012 | Small Business
Frank Farwell

Burn it in the fireplace, recycle it with this week's trash, or deep-six it in the back of a storage closet. You'll probably be doing yourself a favor. Let me explain why.

A Restaurant Closes, and a Community Mourns

Frank Farwell | Posted 03.06.2012 | Small Business
Frank Farwell

On New Year's Eve, the much-admired Rubaiyat restaurant in scenic Marquette, Michigan held its last supper. Why did the lights go out January 1st, leaving hundreds of devoted but disappointed customers? It was another case of first-time entrepreneurs going too far too fast.

Entrepreneurs' Memoirs: A Gold Mine of Information for Self-Employed Wannabes

Frank Farwell | Posted 02.19.2012 | Small Business
Frank Farwell

Entrepreneurial memoirs are a treasure chest of information and entertainment and fit the bill perfectly for all the work-for-yourself wannabes on your holiday list