Entrepreneurship

Regulatory Considerations for Consumer Electronics Products

Designing a new consumer electronic product from scratch has led me to the broad and intimidating subject of regulatory requirements. If you want to import original products from China, or Vietnam, or India, or anywhere else, to the US, Europe, Australia, or other western markets, you are required by law to comply with numerous regulations… Continue reading Regulatory Considerations for Consumer Electronics Products

Book Reports · Entrepreneurship

Casual Company Building: Review of Derek Sivers’ “Anything You Want: 40 Lessons for a New Kind of Entrepreneur”

Today’s post concern’s itself with Derek Siver’s book “Anything You Want: 40 Lessons for a New Kind of Entrepreneur.” I recently finished this short read via an audiobook on Audible, which is pleasantly read by Derek himself. Overall one gets the feeling that the building of his business was a casual, almost accidental affair that… Continue reading Casual Company Building: Review of Derek Sivers’ “Anything You Want: 40 Lessons for a New Kind of Entrepreneur”

Entrepreneurship · Ideas · Knowledge · Leadership · Professional Development · Sales · Selling Yourself

The Business Mentor Spectrum

On one end are the people I admire most: visionary creators with values that choose to share their philosophy, approach, and life lessons with the world. Think: Elon Musk, Richard Branson, and Warren Buffet Down the line are visionaries that don’t actually create much, like James Altuchter and Tim Ferriss, both who I admire greatly,… Continue reading The Business Mentor Spectrum

Entrepreneurship · Ideas

Someone Build This: Brand Marketplace

Someone build this: a marketplace where people build their brands. Think Experts-Exchange meets eLance/oDesk Professionals build networks, blog, offer free goods and services, and premium products/services, get reviews, give recommendations. Bring in lots of small-scale projects. Focus on crowd-sourcing and use of big data. Introduce profit sharing into the community. I.e. everyone shares in the… Continue reading Someone Build This: Brand Marketplace