I’ve got an idea

In the last part of the “Italian Job” film, the original UK version not the US remake, the gang are stuck in a precarious position when a lone voice shouts out “hang on, I’ve got an idea”. For many entrepreneurs their journey into business starts with such an idea. That is the kernel that grows and flourishes into a viable business. But for many people, quite often those seeking small business advice, their idea is all they have, and they expect someone to fund them or get them started just on the strength of their lone idea. So what qualifies an idea as being a viable business, and when is it just day dreaming? Continue reading “I’ve got an idea”

Obama Care Bad For Business?

We have all heard over the last couple of years how Obama Care is going to be great for everyone…. I am not so sure that those that are in business would agree.  Once the mandate for businesses takes effect every business who has employees that work over 30 hours will be required to provide that employee medical insurance.  This is the exact opposite of what capitalism is and how a free market is supposed to work.  In my opinion the only thing an employer owes an employee is financial compensation in exchange for their labor.  The amount of that compensation is agreed upon by both prior to the employee accepting the position.  Continue reading “Obama Care Bad For Business?”