Regular Joe

Unfiltered (and totally caffeinated)

This is called competition

I’m using to read Seth Godin’s “Bootstrapper’s Bible” and it’s great (it’s also completely free, I also just finished a novel by Cory Doctorow “Someone comes to town…”…let’s just say, not as good). Between he and Guy I think they could write the entrepreneur’s version of the Hitchhiker’s Guide.

Here’s a quote that made me laugh (No idea on the page since it’s send via email).

“In a free society, the government doesn’t control who gets the right to start a business. Anyone can do it—in most cases without a license, a permit, or a training course. This has one chilling implication: as soon as a business starts to make money, other people will notice, and they’ll start a business just like it. This is called competition, and it usually keeps people from retiring at the age of 28.”

I was this close…


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