You get the job you train others to give you

People have this concept of a Dream Job.   Yet they go about getting their dream job in exactly the wrong way. Most people chase their dream job like the protagonist in a romantic comedy chases their “true love”: A frantic effort to find The One. Yet getting a job doesn’t determine your job. Rather, you … Continue reading You get the job you train others to give you

Why The Minimum Wage Doesn’t Help The Poor

Let me emphasize that I am neither an economist or politician.  Yet when I read articles like this recent New Yorker piece on the minimum wage, I feel compelled to share my take. In his piece, James Surowiecki does a good job of teasing out some of the main issues around low-wage work these days.  … Continue reading Why The Minimum Wage Doesn’t Help The Poor

Wanted: CEO for Revenue-generating Education Startup

One of the companies I’ve helped get off the ground has a problem which might just be a great opportunity for you. After building out the vision and product, and getting it into the hands of thousands of paying users, its founder has been called up to active military service. Now we need to find … Continue reading Wanted: CEO for Revenue-generating Education Startup

The 60-second, 3-Step Guide To Ace Any Job Interview

1) Understand what the company is looking for. 2) Understand what the interviewer is looking for. 3) Focus obsessively on showing how hiring you solves their needs. Everything else is window dressing. (For a different perspective, and to read the post by my buddy Paul that inspired this, click here)

Cool Investing/Finance Site Looking for Internet Marketer

I was recently contacted by a new startup that’s doing very cool things in the investing/finance space. I’ve seen a demo, and while I can’t tell you what it is, it blows the kind of information available on Yahoo and Google Finance out of the water. Truly innovative stuff. They’ve got a great team from … Continue reading Cool Investing/Finance Site Looking for Internet Marketer