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Why Do 9-5’ers Still Exist?

by / ⠀Startup Advice / March 11, 2013

After interviewing many successful entrepreneur’s and also a wide variety of career driven 9-5’ers in many diverse professions, I began to notice a repetition of frequently used words and statements when asked about each individuals thoughts on entrepreneurship. The why’s and why not’s, were very similar in thought as well as actions. The blue-collar professionals remained in their chosen careers far more miserable than the grinch at Christmas,…

Don't Sell Your Soul to Corporate America

by / ⠀Startup Advice / August 14, 2009

Once upon a time, people would line up to sell their souls to big corporations like General Motors and IBM. Of course they did! The corporations were paying a good price: nice salary, prestige, lifetime employment, secretaries to do the typing, decent hours, company pension, not a bad gig at all. I’m sure that the “organization men” of the 50s and 60s had to endure their share of…

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