Posts under Tag: Entrepreneurship
Over 10,000 people a day start turning 65 this year…

I was talking on the phone to a friend of mine today (he is 70+ years young and still working every day as a real estate broker/investor) and was stupefied by a statistic that he shared with me: over 10,000 people a day will be turning 65 staring in 2011. Even more staggering is the fact that this wave of […]

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Has the Facebookization of our Nation Destroyed the Relevance of Your Business Website?

Does your company website really matter? An interesting article from ZDNet suggests that what you and your company do on free social media platforms (especially Facebook) matters more than your company website that was built at a cost of a few thousand dollars to many millions of dollars depending on the scale of your enterprise. Facebook is the hub that […]

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My LinkedIn network just passed the population of Cambodia

Move over Cambodia… Today LinkedIn announced that they have over 85 million members. From time to time I like to click on the “network statistics” tab. This morning I noticed that I have 2,350+ first level connections and in less that 3 degrees of separation I can connect with 14,247,700+ people and growing every day. Stunning to think that in […]

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What is more important to get our economy back on track? Jobs or availability of capital?

I think that this is a bit of a chicken and egg question, but I think that the answer is availability of capital. Hard for a company to expand, buy equipment, rent more space AND hire new employees if they can not get access to capital. Since the collapse of the global financial markets in September 2008 I’ve focused my […]

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Google Call will save us $250 a month

My brother, Jared, and I run a 2-person real estate advisory firm out of a small office in historical Downtown St. Petersburg, FL. We started using Google Voice a year ago and we have been very pleased with this free service and how it has simplified people getting in touch with us and leaving voice mail messages in individual voice […]

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Mother Necessity

If you grew up the the era of only 3 TV channels in the 1970s… you remember ABC’s School House Rock. School House Rock taught me math, science, history & civics better than (just about) any teacher from my youth – I still don’t remember the Preamble to the US Constitution unless I sing it. I wanted to thank good […]

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