“I’ve had it with this crap! I want to start my dream business.”
Sounds familiar? Chances are that almost every one of us would have gone through that stage in life.
Chris Brogan (above) is a freak. And a very successful one too.
Author of numerous bestselling books on social media and influencer marketing, including The Impact Equation, Chris has consulted with huge companies like Disney, Microsoft, Coke and Google, and is the publisher of Owner Magazine. He has also sold multi-million dollar companies, and amassed huge followings on social networks like Facebook, Twitter and Google Plus.
The year was 2002. James Altucher was going to die.
The financial markets had crashed. The Internet had crashed. His family left him. And he had millions in debt.
How do we escape the 9-5 shackles of corporate drudgery to build a life of adventure, meaning and purpose? Can we do this with $100 (or less) in our pocket?
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Have you heard the story of the frog in a boiling pot?
Well, if you drop a live frog into a boiling pot of water, it would immediately leap out and save its life. If, however, our webbed protagonist sits comfortably in a pot of room temperature water which is slowly heated up, it would be slowly boiled to death.
Frog legs, anyone?
LEGO Star Wars Millennium Falcon – the most highly sought after toy for geeks! (source of image)
Everybody loves LEGO. Boys, girls, mums, dads, and construction toy geeks of all ages.
However, do you know that the world’s favourite toy building blocks is also a powerhouse of innovation?
Are you an entrepreneur seeking to raise funds but unable to secure a bank loan? Or perhaps an investor looking to diversify your portfolio?
If you belong to either category, you may wish to consider crowdfinancing. Unlike traditional means of securing funds through bank loans or equity investments, crowdfinancing (or crowd-lending) allows businesses to borrow money through an online peer-to-business platform from individual lenders.
Are we ready to wrestle with inflation? (courtesy of Alexis Foundation)
“Inflation is when you pay fifteen dollars for the ten-dollar haircut you used to get for five dollars when you had hair.” – Sam Ewing
Inflation. The sheer mention of the word brings forth shudders.