Tag Archives: ESL

From Profession to Business: 3 things I learned about customers

I’ve had quite a checkered history of entrepreneurialism, and it wasn’t till I came to Taiwan that I discovered that part of my soul. Although it was in my previous professional field, ESL teaching, it made no difference. I found myself contracting out as a tutor, advising students, editing, and a whole bunch more that came with the… Read More »

Learning from your mistakes… Turning your ship around (Part 1)

A tale of how (NOT) to run your business into the ground ! I was inspired by this story from Emonitized: Mistaking your Way To Success. In other words, “why I don’t post so much right now!” I’m too busy… The article I mentioned lists some interesting ways to kill your business: * Overexpansion. * Poor capital structure.… Read More »

Getting Started in Publishing: DIY is the way to go!

For those of you enticed into the world of Marketing/selling teaching materials: self-publishing, I was very intrigued with the posting and the poster, because of his unusual methods for getting started. Instead of writing a book and contacting a publisher, and hoping that the publisher might even read his book, this author turned the tables on the publishing… Read More »

Small Loan, Big Returns

If you can get a no fax cash advance, then perhaps you don’t have to turn to a family member. But if you can’t, a family loan is a great thing, indeed. I found this to be true. In fact, my father was kind enough when I was out of college to loan me the grand sum of… Read More »