Am I Making A Fool Of Myself?

One of the most common questions I hear in conversations with entrepreneurs at a Bootstrapper Breakfasts, in Office Hours calls, or with clients–and not infrequently from myself when comparing notes with peers–is, “Am I making a fool of myself?” Here are some questions you can use to clarify your situation when you are [...]

Tips For Entrepreneurs On Surviving The Holidays

Surviving the holidays can be hard for entrepreneurs. If you visit family or see old friends few if any may understand what you are doing or going through. You may face a variety of suggestions that essentially treat you as unemployed–strictly speaking it’s an accurate assessment for many early stage bootstrappers–and [...]

By | 2015-11-24T00:29:43+00:00 November 21st, 2015|checklist, skmurphy|0 Comments

Making Tea

In the last decade I have switched to drinking tea from coffee. I came across a neat process description for making tea by George Orwell in “A Nice Cup Of Tea” that mirrored what I do–except for adding milk or cream to my tea. I was struck by how often [...]

By | 2015-11-08T23:21:36+00:00 October 4th, 2015|checklist, Rules of Thumb, skmurphy|1 Comment