Katherine Gustafson is a freelance writer based in Seattle, Washington, who loves writing about small business and entrepreneurship. Her first book, Change Comes to Dinner, explores the way entrepreneurs and other visionaries—from greenhouse innovators to no-till wheat farmers—are changing the business of food.
on June 16, 2014
Popcorn is all the rage across the pond, and Greg Taylor’s unusual popcorn company, Retrocorn, based in Essex, England, is putting a new spin on the U.K.’s latest snacking obsession. Taylor’s strategy: Infusing the snack with nostalgic candy flavors to hel…Read » Views: 2,066
on May 8, 2014
When Petros and George Georgopoulos finally perfected an algorithm that could engineer the trading of possessions among multiple participants, they knew they were on to something big.
The brothers, who are engineers and mathematicians, had struggled with thi…Read » Views: 1,371
on April 16, 2014
Crane Stookey brings a unique perspective to coaching business leaders and organizations through individual and systemic change. As a former tall-ship officer and founder of the Nova Scotia Sea School, Stookey draws from the lessons he learned while at sea, su…Read » Views: 1,391
on April 11, 2014
Douglas Scott thinks that analog treasures and digital media are a perfect match. Through his new venture, an online marketplace for antiques and fine arts called The HighBoy, he aims to redefine how relics are sold online and make them relevant to young colle…Read » Views: 1,453
on March 11, 2014
Tim Williamson left his native New Orleans in 1987 to pursue a career in finance and then in television/video marketing. When he returned to his hometown in the late 1990s to start a tech company, he found that the city had fallen on hard times.
After the lo…Read » Views: 1,094
on March 6, 2014
Making estimated tax payments comes with the territory when you strike out on your own. If business is predictable, it’s easy enough to send the IRS a set amount on a quarterly basis. But if your income fluctuates throughout the year, how do you ensure you d…Read » Views: 1,735
on March 5, 2014
Kimberly Palmer is a successful author and personal-finance writer for U.S. News and World Report. But that didn’t stop her from becoming an entrepreneur as well. Looking to increase her family’s income and financial security, she launched a side business …Read » Views: 1,285
on February 11, 2014
When GetRichSlowly.org founder J.D. Roth quit his job selling cardboard boxes for his family business in 2008 to run his website full-time, he was faced with a new financial challenge: fluctuating income.
Like many self-employed professionals, Roth (pictured)…Read » Views: 1,283