New Year’s Restitutions????

Latest posts by StartupStella (see all)

While most of you are thinking about your goals for the upcoming year, I am going through emails and semi-anonymous notes from friends and family members that offer suggestions of what I should do in 2008.

Here, apparently, is my list of restitutions for 2008:

  • Do not refer to hours or aimless web surfing as “entrepreneurial and small business research.”
    (Thanks kids!)  
  • I’d appreciate you not telling the mailman to “wear a girdle” when he complains about the weight of packages delivered to the house.
    (This is a toss up. Could be my husband, or the mailman. Maybe both. Men are such schemers.) 
  • Do not continually use your blog as a forum to make fun of men.
    (My bet is on the Sloan brothers for this one.)
  • Quit calling former boss’s work number and laughing hysterically on voice mail.(Well, everyone else thinks the boss is a joke.)
  • The iMac is not a Barbie computer!
    (Eww. Must’ve touched a nerve with Satan, my web developer.)
  • You can not trademark the term, “jerkwad”; nor can you patent a boot as a, “jerk removal method and system.”
    (Hmmm… Maybe the folks at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Organization???)

    It seems like I have my hands full in 2008!

    Have a great new year!

     

    Stella out

 ___

Startup Stella contributes to this blog from her two-dimensional world, which you can learn more about by visiting this cartoon strip StartupNation created to share Stella’s quirky but classic entrepreneurial epiphanies with you.

 

 

 

 

 

Total
0
Shares
Previous Article

More than 40 million Boomers are all about 'green'

Next Article

Web 2.0 Stuff

Related Posts
home-based businesses
Read More

The Value of Home-Based Businesses to Economic Recovery

The challenge of America’s economic recovery, in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, is to spread it to every community – and especially those that have been historically excluded. The key to meeting that challenge is to appreciate the civic and economic value of an overlooked resource: home-based businesses. There are about 16 million home-based...
Bartesian
Read More

A Q&A with Ryan Close of Bartesian: Creating and Marketing a Game Changer

Bartesian started as a dream for Ryan Close. But in just a few years, his cocktail company had 975% year-over-year growth and more than $50 million in sales. The business is a media darling and has been featured in such publications as Forbes, Esquire, People and others. And not just every product lands on Oprah's...
entrepreneur
Read More

Don’t Quit and Other Lessons from a Wantrepreneur Turned Entrepreneur

I’ve tried many businesses and side hustles over the past 15 years. I’ve mowed lawns, was a DJ at weddings, negotiated real estate deals, started an e-commerce business, and many others. Some of those endeavors made me money, but others didn’t. Now I have a successful digital marketing agency. People often ask me how I...
payroll loan
Read More

The Best Business Loans to Help with Payroll

When faced with the unexpected, coming up with the capital needed to pay employees on time can be challenging. While it’s important to budget and allocate cash accordingly, financial challenges and unplanned costs are common for all businesses. The good news is, there are a variety of small business lending options that can provide you...