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Category: ROI

Angel by Jason Calacanis

I am reading Jason Calacanis’ book, ‘ANGEL, How to Invest in Technology Startups – Timeless Advice from an Angel Investor Who Turned $100,000 into $100,000,00″ I am about half way through and… so far so good. He said his purpose for writing the book was to help others understand how angel investing can change the world. Seems like a good reason to write a book. Once I am done, I am going to follow his… READ MORE

If Your Training Program Had Only Done It’s Job

If your training program had only done it’s job. You may not be a Marine, but as an entrepreneur you must spend time training your team. I am not taking about just the mandatory stuff, (safety, harassment, etc). You must train them how to do their job well and how to win. When I began my company, I ‘assumed’ people knew what they were doing. It usually went something like this; I give them a… READ MORE

Business Book: Eat People

Business books are one of my favorite learning tools. I am not the first to say it but… learning must never end. I try to read 2-3 business books per month. From an ROI standpoint (yes, I am big on ROI), books are one of the best investments you can make with your money and your time. For $20 bucks or so, you can read about and learn from some very smart successful people. Information and… READ MORE

College ROI

College ROI … for parents and high school students. I am proud to be a ‘state school kid’. Two years at a community college then two more at UMASS, Amherst. I got my bachelor of science and saved my parents a lot of money. From a pure college ROI standpoint, I would say it was a home run. I wish more people would stop getting themselves into what I call, ‘crazy debt’ for an undergraduate… READ MORE