Back when I was a kid, it was typical to see movies about World War II on TV. Lauding the brave fighting kids that America sent to stop the Nazis and the Japanese. A few of those movies included submarines, depth charges, and torpedoes.
Last night (this should automatically post around 6 am on Thursday) started a most unusual holiday. This is the last one that requires me not to work until April. (Good. Now, I can make some money!) The bible gives us very little clue about this holiday. It’s called the Eighth Day of Assembly (Shmini Atzeret).
OK. This is rant time. Corporate profits are doing fine- even if we (the consumer, the population) are not. A lot of this profit is due to the fact that workers are not being paid well, or that there are not enough workers (i.e., corporations are “running lean”, often meaning there are too few workers for the tasks at hand).
I attended a regional entrepreneurial meeting today (remember, this post is emanating from my queue, so this really happened about a month ago), listening to Mark Dumas tell his story. How he started his company, how he grew his company, and how he sold his company. And, what was remarkable about his story is how it was really unremarkable. Continue reading An Entrepreneur’s Story…