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Quit Your Day Job: An Etsy Business That Makes Bank

Many Etsy shop owners feel lucky to sell 10 pieces a month, and 65% of Etsy sellers make less than $100 from their shops in a year.

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Business How-to

Making Business

This “Business of Pottery” article @ Ceramic Industry has plenty of helpful tips and advice to help for any artisan-maker make a business that succeeds (while honoring your artistic-aesthetic sensibilities that feed your soul). 29 more words

Business Fundamentals

Peacocking and other workplace behavior

Throughout the animal kingdom, beasts of the air, land and sea have evolved plumage, markings and behavior to display themselves to their best advantage with the hopes that they be found the brightest, boldest and most impressive beast in town. 1,104 more words


Trainer for hire : For the love of continuous improvement, PLEASE stop pretending to be a business process expert!

I have recently put out feelers in an attempt to find training partners to complement our business. My job, as Group Training manager is to pull these strings together. 1,033 more words


Talking to People 101 : Condescension

If you were attempting to solve a problem in a relationship with your romantic partner or a colleague at work, you might try to follow the oft touted advice; “Just Communicate More!”. 1,114 more words


15 Entrepreneurs on What They Wish They'd Known When They First Started Up | Slideshow | Entrepreneur.com

Building a successful business is typically done by trial and error, with many hurdles along the way. And when it’s your first company, every day involves making mistakes and learning something new. 49 more words

Tools And Information

5 Reasons those List and Tip Business Blogs are the Certain Path to Dismal Professional Failure

You know I am right, or you would not have followed this link.

I am old enough to remember a time when managers, on arriving in the office, would spend the hour between 7:30am (when the real career people arrive) and 8:30am (when the rest arrive) reading intelligent articles in business magazines and the parts of the daily paper which have to be read with two hands. 1,167 more words