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Thread: unemployment benefits running out for 1.3m americans saturday

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    unemployment benefits running out for 1.3m americans saturday

    Last edited by shart attack; 12-28-13 at 08:50 AM.

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    Re: unemployment benefits running out for 1.3m americans saturday

    A big and I think overlooked potential solution to the unemployment problem in America is too many people see working for someone else as their path to success when our economy today desperately needs more business owners. More efforts need to be taken to encourage Americans to start small businesses and offer solid business training and mentoring.
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    Re: unemployment benefits running out for 1.3m americans saturday

    Quote Originally Posted by Smeagol View Post
    A big and I think overlooked potential solution to the unemployment problem in America is too many people see working for someone else as their path to success when our economy today desperately needs more business owners. More efforts need to be taken to encourage Americans to start small businesses and offer solid business training and mentoring.
    I tried to start a chain of pool halls called "Shart Attack" and the SBA wouldn't help me, man.

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    Re: unemployment benefits running out for 1.3m americans saturday

    Quote Originally Posted by shart attack View Post
    Do I think we'll lose members? Hard to say. I'm sure some people will lose their computer access though. It's inevitable.

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    Re: unemployment benefits running out for 1.3m americans saturday

    Quote Originally Posted by shart attack View Post
    I tried to start a chain of pool halls called "Shart Attack" and the SBA wouldn't help me, man.
    Key words: "solid business training." This would include understanding market research strategies so that an entrepenure learns how to compile trustworthy data that would tell him if there's a market for his product or service and how much the public is willing to pay for it if there is a market.
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    Re: unemployment benefits running out for 1.3m americans saturday

    Quote Originally Posted by Smeagol View Post
    Key words: "solid business training." This would include understanding market research strategies so that an epretepure understand how to compile data that would tell him if there's a market for his product or service and how much the public is willing to pay for it if there is a market.
    There is always a market for a new pool hall, man — always.

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    Re: unemployment benefits running out for 1.3m americans saturday

    The economy is going great from what I heard. So it's time to make temporary benefits, temporary again.

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    Re: unemployment benefits running out for 1.3m americans saturday

    Quote Originally Posted by shart attack View Post
    There is always a market for a new pool hall, man — always.
    Then the data will show that and we just added another employer to the economy with jobs that cannot be shipped to the third world.
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    Re: unemployment benefits running out for 1.3m americans saturday

    Quote Originally Posted by Smeagol View Post
    Then the data will show that and we just added another employer to the economy with jobs that cannot be shipped to the third world.
    Which, incidentally, is also the great thing about strip clubs, too.

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    Re: unemployment benefits running out for 1.3m americans saturday

    Quote Originally Posted by Smeagol View Post
    A big and I think overlooked potential solution to the unemployment problem in America is too many people see working for someone else as their path to success when our economy today desperately needs more business owners. More efforts need to be taken to encourage Americans to start small businesses and offer solid business training and mentoring.
    How, specifically, and at what level of gov't? Will that new gov't program target mainly unemployed morons or must one have a solid track record of working and being financially sound first?
    “The reasonable man adapts himself to the world: the unreasonable one persists to adapt the world to himself.
    Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.” ― George Bernard Shaw, Man and Superman

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