Archive for the ‘Business Skills’ Category

April 10, 2012 3

The Startup Myth: Thinking Big vs. Acting Small

By in Business Skills, Entrepreneurship, Small Business

Where to begin. It’s been almost a year since I have posted to this blog. It’s not that we have quit working on our startup business idea. We’ve been working but perhaps not all that effectively. I recently realized that I have been stuck “thinking big” and “acting big” and losing valuable time in the […]

April 19, 2011 0

Five Reasons not to Freelance

By in Business Skills

It’s easy to romanticize being in business for yourself and being a one-man (or woman) show. But it’s more difficult than it sounds. To borrow from the 17th Century poet John Donne, “no man is an island.” People are just not born to work alone. Here are just a few reasons why: 1. It’s very […]

April 5, 2010 1

What’s Your Vision?

By in Business Skills

“The trick in life is to decide what’s your major aim. … Once that’s settled, you can get on with the happy, orderly process of achieving it.” -Stanley Goldstein Our vision is to give owners of very small businesses and self-employed professionals like accountants, lawyers and architects cutting-edge identity design and marketing support via a […]

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March 2, 2010 1

Earn Money While You Sleep

By in Business Skills

As designers, we are generally not known for our business acumen. Generally, we’d rather be designing someone else’s project than figuring out how to make more money for ourselves. Here is a fascinating interview via with a bootstrapping design entrepreneur who built WooThemes into a $2+ million annual business. WooThemes, is a blog template, […]

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