Notes on hiring independent contractors and freelancers

When hiring others, don’t think just in terms of cost per hour. For example: When dealing with top class talent they may cost $100 per hour. They could be compared to $10 for offshore talent, but what is the real difference? Let’s say the offshore talent takes 5X as long to do the same work. … Continue reading Notes on hiring independent contractors and freelancers

4 Lessons from a Business Failure

Have you ever had a business idea you didn’t follow through with? I definitely have. I’ll tell you a little story... back in 2018 I was traveling in Colombia and saw these very interesting shoes. The shoes were very colorful and incorporated artisan designs, so they helped local craftspeople get their designs out. I thought … Continue reading 4 Lessons from a Business Failure