Groutless Stone Work

Groutless Stone Work

Natural stone is one of the most beautiful building materials used in construction today. One of the challenges in stone work is making sure that the stone is properly mortared together and tied back into a wall, while at the same time having sufficient space behind it for proper drainage and drying of moisture build […]

Choosing Ventilation Fans

Choosing Ventilation Fans

Ventilation fans have become an increasingly important as the construction standards for building insulation and vapor barriers has made homes tighter and tighter. This has increased the energy efficiency of these buildings significantly, but has also brought about issues with indoor air pollution, mold, and mildew. Part of the control of these issues is through […]

Information on Aluminum Cladding

Information on Aluminum Cladding

Also referred to as metal siding, aluminium (or “aluminum”) cladding is a material used to finish the exterior of a structure. Compared to the increasing costs of other cladding materials, aluminium siding has evolved into a low maintenance and efficient substitute in home construction. Purpose Aluminium cladding completes the exterior finish of the associated structure […]

Father’s Day Gift Ideas for the Entrepreneur Dad

Father’s Day will be celebrated on June 15th of this year and what better time to purchase the perfect gift for your entrepreneur father than now online. Here are my five favorite picks of this year for my father and I hope that you can pick through these ideas for your father too. All Father’s […]

Life as an Entrepreneur with Psychological or Emotional Disabilities

Disabilities come in all shapes and sizes. Some impact a person’s ability to move, while others impact their ability to function in a social setting. Operating an entrepreneurial enterprise is a difficult venture for anyone to tackle; however, it can be particularly difficult for people who have a disability, especially for those with psychological or […]

Green Entrepreneurs

Global warming, rising fuel prices, and the rise in job loss seems to be on everyone’s mind and on the front page of the news. But instead of letting it consume your life, break out and doing something unique in your career path. A green career focuses on the well being of the environment and […]

Fueling the Future – Rhymed Detours on Entrepreneurs

Two weeks’ notice; we’re risk-takers, Soon to be decision-makers, Resigning with impunity To build our opportunity. Inventions geared to spin, revolve, Do everything to problem-solve, Would revolutionize the earth, If we could give our product birth.   Six months were filled with fries and burgers Talking acquisitions, mergers, Coffee served in quart containers Patent lawyers […]

2008 Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Organization Conference in Chicago

I attended the 2008 National Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Organization (CEO) Annual Conference, November 6-8 in Chicago Illinois at the Hyatt McCormick Place Hotel. The conference had an amazing turn out of somewhere around 1300 collegiate students. Most students attending the conference are in entrepreneur and business related majors and are in their schools chapter of CEO. […]

Patrick Mackaronis Reveals: What Secrets Make the Most Successful Entrepreneurs?

The following is a guest post from Patrick Mackaronis, director of business development for New York City social network startup Brabble. For further reading on Pat’s ideas, please check out Home Business Mag’s piece┬áPatrick Mackaronis Reveals Six Options for Ideal Startup Investment. Most successful entrepreneurs seem to have carved their way to success by unlocking […]

Ladies Who Launch: The Perfect Resource for Women Entrepreneurs

As an entrepreneur myself I’m constantly looking for networks, websites, and fellow entrepreneurs to help me reach my goals and dreams. One of the most intuitive sites I’ve found specifically targeted for women is LadiesWhoLaunch.com. They tout themselves as the “Women’s Small Business Resource” which I completely agree with. Their website gives a great introduction […]