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Jobs:  the Anti-commodity

Jobs: the Anti-commodity

If we define a commodity as anything that possesses a market value, a job is a byproduct of commerce–not a commodity that is produced from raw materials or through the efforts of an individual. As a matter of fact, a job perhaps would be best termed the anti-commodity since it is the mechanism by which […]

We Are All Entrepreneurs--Whether We Know It or Not

We Are All Entrepreneurs–Whether We Know It or Not

Whether we are employees, employers, or freelance individuals, we are all entrepreneurs.  Webster’s online dictionary defines an “entrepreneur” as “one who organizes, manages, and assumes the risks of a business or enterprise.” Webster’s goes on to define a “business” as “a usually commercial or mercantile activity engaged in as a means of livelihood and an […]

Five Chickens or a Five-Chicken Note?

Five Chickens or a Five-Chicken Note?

The Employment Model ( deliberately omits capital or dollars because money is a very misleading element in the overall scheme of things.  Additionally, when capital or dollars have been historically used as an objective, the result has been an ill-founded conclusions in many cases.  The currency that is used to evaluate the relationships within the model […]