If you want to start a business, my advice is to first try to sell that thing to someone (preferably that you don’t know). If you can actually get a few people to pay money for it, you may have a business.
A good number of people have found themselves in this position. They have a product that... (more)
My best clients are those who have tried to import goods themselves and learned the hard way that this business is more difficult than it looks. There is a reason why corporations have an entire department to handle logistics and quality control.
Think about it this way. When traveling intern... (more)
In college, I was a part of the Howard University Program of Appropriate Technology’s (HUPAT) government approved trip to Havana, Cuba. The focus of the trip was to study how people of African decent had been affected by the embargo since its inception.
What we found was fascinating. The kids ... (more)