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I’m a born cheapskate (also inherited from Richard, along with the itchy feet and doofy sense of humor). All I can say is never let me on The Price Is Right — my “how-much-is-it-worth” barometer’s perpetually stuck in about 1985. (I’m forever saying things like, “When did a dozen eggs start costing more than a…Click here for reuse options!
Homeownership’s supposed to be a cornerstone of the American dream, innit? (I mean the damn thing’s right up there with ladder-climbing, childbirth, and religious freedom. That’s what this country’s all about — family, faith, fringe-benefits, and freeholdings!) I’d long ago eschewed the first three, but somehow or other got sweet-talked into the latter — ironically,…Click here for reuse options!
Back in the day, you were expected by society to reproduce — and if you didn’t, you were pitied for being “barren.” I personally get down on my knees every night to thank modern science, Margaret Sanger, and Planned Parenthood for giving me a choice about whether or not I welcome a small parasite into…Click here for reuse options!
Budgeting — ooh, what a scary word! If you want to frighten someone whose business finances are out of control, suggest that they tally up their expenses on a piece of paper. We all understand the value of such an exercise, but when it comes to the practicality of putting a budget together, we get…Click here for reuse options!
You don’t have to be Fortune 500 CEO to need a functional office. But, unlike many high-ranking CEO’s, you may be working out of a small office — or your back bedroom — and you are probably on a budget. However, that doesn’t mean that you have to put up with inefficient work spaces, inadequate…Click here for reuse options!
How often do the words “I need” come out of your mouth, as it relates to your business? When you run your own company, it’s easy to think that the only way to succeed is to spend — on the newest technology, professionals services, more and more costly marketing efforts, etc. And it’s particularly difficult…Click here for reuse options!