Got any sawdust for sale?

“When you make something, you always make something else.
You can’t make just one thing. Everything has a by-product.
Observant and creative business minds spot these by-products and see opportunities.
The lumber industry sells what used to be waste—sawdust, chips, and shredded wood—for a pretty profit. You’ll find these by-products in synthetic fireplace logs, concrete, ice strengtheners, mulch, particleboard, fuel, and more.” continue reading

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Why “today” is usually not very sexy

Unlike the words “tomorrow,” “next week”, “next month” and “next year,” the word “today” is usually not very sexy. But don’t take my word for it—here’s what Jason Fried, co-founder of 37 signals, said on the subject: continue reading

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What can Jason Fried teach us about marketing

Jason Fried is co-founder of 37signals, a Chicago-based software firm, and co-author of the book Rework, which was published in March. He also writes a column for Inc. Magazine. (I really enjoy Jason’s writing style.) continue reading

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