By Tyler Durden Friday's jobs report has helped stoke speculation that the American labor market is finally beginning to cool (though the 136k jobs number was still better than the whisper number, which saw September payrolls sinking below 100k). As the pace of hiring slows, more Americans might be forced to make bold career moves - like deciding to start their own … [Read more...] about These Are The Top American Cities For Starting A Small Business
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By Jamie Redman Ross Ulbricht is forced to spend the rest of his life in prison, and October 1 marked the beginning of his seventh year behind bars. Ulbricht has recently authored a letter explaining that he’s “forgotten what freedom actually feels like” and he’s also realized that he lost some of the “best years of his life.” Meanwhile, Ulbricht’s clemency petition has been … [Read more...] about 200,000 People Have Signed Ross Ulbricht’s Clemency Petition
By Raushan Gross “At birth human infants regardless of their heredity, are as equal as Fords,” wrote Ludwig von Mises in his salient book, Theory and History: The Interpretation of Social and Economic Evolution. However, Mises contended that this is far from the reality of human action and how flesh-and-blood people operate in the market. While people may be born with … [Read more...] about Are Entrepreneurs Born or Made?
By Lawrence W. Reed If it’s a coincidence that “individual” begins with a letter that’s also a closely associated word, it’s a happy one indeed. Individual and I are inseparable. “I” is the pronoun used to refer to oneself as the speaker, writer, thinker, or actor. Without exception, “I” is an individual, not a group or a collective of any sort. This fact is worth endless … [Read more...] about I, Individual: Why the Individual Should Be Celebrated
By Jon Miltimore Alan Fuerstman is the embodiment of the American Dream. He’s the founder of Montage Hotels & Resorts, a California-based luxury hotel and resort company that has a portfolio of $3 billion. He was listed on the Haute 100, received the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award, serves on advisory boards, and gives back to his community through … [Read more...] about How This Entrepreneur Went from Door Man to Running a $3 Billion Hotel Empire