I Charged Too Little to Mow the Lawn

After the financial crisis of 2008 and 2009, my friend and I decided to start a landscaping business. Neither of us had gone to landscaping school nor did we have a particular affinity for lawn-mowers. (At least, not yet.) But hey, we thought, we live in Florida, grass grows like crazy most of the year, … Continue reading I Charged Too Little to Mow the Lawn

Franco Modigliani: How to Survive Shark Tank

One thing I enjoy doing in my spare time when I am not busy being nerdy with economics is watching YouTube clips of ABC’s hit show, Shark Tank. In this show, entrepreneurs are the contestants and the “sharks” are big ballin’ investors. The contestants enter the “tank” and present their small business to the panel … Continue reading Franco Modigliani: How to Survive Shark Tank

Social Entrepreneurship: How Gen Y Is Changing the Economy and the World

Previously posted on GenFKD. Gen Y has been deemed lazy, narcissistic, and entitled in previous “generational characteristics studies.” Millennials have a hard time holding a job for more than a couple years and are described as super materialistic. These studies also show that this generation is less concerned with the community and more focused on … Continue reading Social Entrepreneurship: How Gen Y Is Changing the Economy and the World