carrot-team

Employees Are A Pain In The Butt (so I heard)

Growing up I worked summers in my parents local businesses there in Klamath Falls, Oregon. I really admire and look up to my parents in a big way because I can remember vividly when the store my dad was working at went out of business and forced my parents to make that decision a lot … Continued

money

Need Business Funding? Look To Your Customers For The Cash.

At our Entrepreneur Meetups (www.UmpquaEntrepreneurs.com) the biggest question new entrepreneurs have is… “Where do I get the money to start my business?” I asked the same question when I got started. I’ll answer it by telling a story on how I “bootstrapped” several companies with very little money. Before I dive in, I understand that … Continued