I interview a green real estate agent about the real estate market, what’s it like to be your own boss in an unstructured setting, and how great the walkability index is.
This is an interview conducted by Scott Cooney, author of Build a Green Small Business, with Eco-entrepreneur Vaughan Lazar, co-founder of Pizza Fusion, one of the nation’s fastest growing green franchises.
In addition to Paul’s posting on Startingupgreen, another very similar service exists at www.ecopreneursguide.com, a helpful site for those looking to start a green company or learn about ecopreneurship. I started the Ecopreneur’s Guide (also on Facebook by the same name, please become a fan if you’d like!) shortly after writing Build a Green Small Business: Profitable Ways to Become an Ecopreneur. My previous experience was as publisher and ecopreneur of a regional green business directory called the ReDirect Guide,…
I interview ecopreneurs with an average of 3.5 years in business to ask them what the best use of their advertising dollars is. Their responses may shock you.
Or, they may not.
Well, at least everyone reading this blog. But where to begin? You have an idea. You have some skills. Maybe you have some experience in the field. Perhaps you have some startup capital. Are these things enough for you to become a successful ecopreneur? Maybe most importantly, do you know what you’re doing?!
Want to help green up your office? Manager not listening? 1. Try these suggestions. 2. Frame them in a money-saving language. 3. Stand back. 4. Watch pointy-haired-boss’s ears perk up. Substitute travel with videoconference or a web-based tool for getting together. Not only will you be ‘back in the office’ 5 minutes after your meeting is over (ahem, productivity…), you will be able to stay in your own bed, at your own home, with your family. It will also save…