#49 How I Switched Business Careers and Survived – Jul 24,2009

Most of us switch careers out of necessity, and for many of us, that necessity is nowCareers | Small Business | Entrepreneur | Marketing | Money

By | July 24th, 2009|Business, Radio Show|Comments Off on #49 How I Switched Business Careers and Survived – Jul 24,2009

Before You Start, 5 Questions to Ask Yourself

Inc Magazine this month had a feature on the 6 questions (I only list 5) you need to ask yourself to see if you have the right stuff before starting a business.I have listed their first 5 questions and my take of them.

1. Inc: Do you believe you have what it takes?

Barry: Not the raw skills […]

By | July 23rd, 2009|Business|1 Comment

Save Us Soon

People email me all the time  asking me to take a look at their business or their business plan. I help where I can. Some people even ask me to invest. I received a fascinating email from one entrepreneur that said:

“Since you are not interested in investing, I would like to ask you to consider […]

By | July 22nd, 2009|Business|2 Comments

Entrepreneurs are Today’s Moonwalkers

moon

40 years ago, I sat in the dark in our family room watching the Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin from Apollo 11 walk on the moon. I can remember my father taking pictures of the TV screen (remember no VCR or DVR then!). I was amazed by […]

By | July 21st, 2009|Business|1 Comment

Who is the Most Trusted Man in America Now?

Walter Cronkite

Chris Brogan

Walter Cronkite and I had dinner together almost every night while I was growing up. I remember my family watching him on the evening news on our black and white TV. As I ate dinner, […]

By | July 20th, 2009|Business|4 Comments

On The Radio: Bootstrapping is Your Weapon of Mass Reconstruction

Sramana Mitra

On the radio today, I had Sramana Mitra back on the show today. She is an influential technology entrepreneur in Silicon Valley. She has founded three companies and writes a weekly column for Forbes and the business blog, Sramana Mitra On Strategy.  Her Entrepreneur […]

By | July 17th, 2009|Radio Show|Comments Off on On The Radio: Bootstrapping is Your Weapon of Mass Reconstruction