Monday, December 23, 2013
The Business of the Christmas Season
6:05 pm est
Commercialism, long criticized, as a distortion of the true celebration of Christmas, has become a crucial profit
component for the corporate economy. Very little observation about the religious nature of the holiday rises for reflection.
Likewise, even less focus is devoted to the underlying reasons why holiday gifting has become a stable to the season. Heritage
and tradition has given way to popular cultural advertisement. A disconnect between purchases of necessity and acquisitions
of disposable novelties is the hallmark of the mad rush to buy needless objects.
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Tuesday, December 10, 2013
Why Business Franchising is a Bad Deal
5:42 am est
The most often cited reason to go into business is to make money. At least that is what you are supposed
to believe. If that was the only motivation, there are many other options to turn a quick buck and avoid all the pit falls
and responsibility of making a payroll. For the brave of heart and persistent of will, starting your own business is a dream
come true. Therefore, at first look, it seems reasonable to follow a pattern of a proven winner, when the leap requires putting
your entire net worth on the line. Franchising has the appeal of lessening the odds of failure, to the uninitiated.