Author Archives: Larry E. Vaughn Jr

About Larry E. Vaughn Jr

Larry E Vaughn is a Missouri-based blogger/ content writer, and former career counselor. His published works can be found at HeliumNetwork, and InsideBusiness360 . He wrote for CabForward.com℠ and has additional websites at GodsWoodShed.com, Vaughnkitchens.com, larryevaughnjr.com, and is publisher of The Self-Employment Journal, http://paper.li/levaughn#/..

Impending Disruption

by Larry Vaughn Massive disruption is coming to every industry. Are you going to cause it, or fall victim to it? There are now more mobile devices than people on earth. By 2017 there will nearly be 1.4 mobile devices … Continue reading

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Growing CabForward

I’ve been serving as COO for a start up web application company for the past several months, and have found the experience to be one filled with challenges and opportunities for stepping outside my comfort zone. We’re experiencing exciting times … Continue reading

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American Industry Woes

The economic woes of the last decade has caused the failure of some major companies and forced the redefinition of entire industries due to new technology, foreign competition and industry saturation resulting in stagnation. A recent report from research firm IBISWorld … Continue reading

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What Are You Worth? Setting Rates for Consulting

One of the questions that always comes up in learning sessions for start up consultants is, “How do I set my rates?”  The answer is, “It depends.” It depends on what fits your type of consulting business, and your clientele.  … Continue reading

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Self-Employment Fundamentals

Self-employment continues to be of great interest as a career alternative for individuals from all walks of life, fueled, perhaps, by the lingering recession. The businesses operated by entrepreneurs are viewed as critically important to our society, since small businesses … Continue reading

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Starting Business in 2010

Self-employment continues to be of great interest as a career alternative for individuals from all walks of life, fueled, perhaps, by the lingering recession. The businesses operated by entrepreneurs are viewed as critically important to our society, since small businesses … Continue reading

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Job Hunting in a Down Economy

Job hunting during difficult economic times is challenging, but it doesn’t have to be overwhelming. Here are a few important steps to incorporate into your search methodology to help you conduct a more orderly and structured search. Define your personal … Continue reading

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Growth Through Business Networking

As I have stated many times in my online Entrepreneurial webinars, successful business networking can lead to new clients and new partnerships by expanding who knows you and knows about your business idea. You have to be visible in the … Continue reading

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Bevier & Southern Railroad

One of my earliest personal memories is a visit to my grandparents’ house in Bevier, Missouri. My grandfather, William Thomas Vaughn, was pastor of the Baptist Church there. My family had traveled by a Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad steam … Continue reading

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Gideon’s Island

Gideon’s Island By Larry E Vaughn There’s something a little frightening about your twelve year old son achieving manhood. First he’s childishly mischievous, kicking pea gravel at his buddy, and then he’s using proper logic to make a decision that … Continue reading

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