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Some thoughts on fixed costs in business

Given the fact that I didn’t go to business school (I wanted to be a writer before changing course to become an entrepreneur), I read a lot of business books. Specifically, I try read a lot of things that I hope will help me understand the nature of the ad...

The Art of the Interview

I’m very interested in what makes a good interview, and I like to remember the questions that I hear again and again from interviewers like Charlie Rose, Tim Ferriss, and others.  Below are some of the questions I like. Tim Ferriss asks: Do you have any quotes...

Some notes from reading Good To Great

I loved reading Built To Last, which was a formative book for my business education, because (for one thing) it convinced me of the importance of non-financial motivation.  I’m finding lots of good things in Collins’ other famous book, Good To Great, and...

Why Do So Few Freelancers Make The Leap To Business Owners?

As someone who has created multiple businesses, I’ve thought a lot about why so few freelancers end up transitioning to full scale business owners (defined as the owner of a business that can thrive without your involvement), and I recently did a financial...