President Obama apparently didn’t even have a job while in high school or college. Harvard and Yale is where he learned about private enterprise. He never experienced being a stock clerk at the corner hardware store or the kid that delivered the pies from the neighborhood pizzeria. His knowledge of small business comes from being a customer. He never invested his savings into opening a dry cleaner or even a law office. While his running mate, Joe Biden, might speak as if he knows how it is to work the factory line, he has been in politics his entire adult life. His greatest financial risk is if the Republicans shut down the government and he misses his paycheck.
The business is both financially scalable and operationally scalable. Snow cone trailers are easy to run and with small amounts of supervision, you can hire high school kids to 90% of the work. A couple of dependable employees an entrepreneur can run multiple locations with the same effort as one. The owner must be sure to handle making and delivering ice, mixing and delivering syrup as well as handling the money. The owner should collect deposits and make payroll. These jobs are as easy to do for one location as several. When an owner already has to make ice and mix syrup it doesn’t take much additional time to do this for several stands.
You may not initially think that is important, but it is. This is due to the fact that not all shoe companies use the same manufacturing systems and they have different designs. The variations may not be significant among some producers, but the slightest difference can determine how well the shoe fits you. Once you do find a shoe that just seems perfect for you, probably that will not change unless you gain weight, etc.
Another myth is that small businesses will expand by hiring more employees. That may be true for a very few business startups like Microsoft, but for the vast majority growth is measured in increases of one or two employees not hundreds. If i open a 24 hour a day 365 day convenience store no matter how successful it is, I will only employ so many workers. Even if I buy another store a mile away and staff it; have I increased the number of people working? The answer is probably not. Because if i hadn’t open that convenience store someone else would have. Sometimes, especially for small businesses, it really is a zero sum equation.
Additional party favor ideas are to fitness evolution pails and inside each pail include a bottle of bubbles, a ducky, an arrangement of bubble bath, bath salts and bath beads, along with a loofa sponge. So cute!
If you want to see some great scenery then you’ll be spoilt for choice in Europe. Norway certainly takes some beating, although visitors to Iceland might disagree. In both countries you’ll get to see that colder climates can still lead to great holidays.
Ice Thermos – Pack one thermos full of ice. It can be added to bottled juice to cool it or dilute it and serve more people. It can also be used to wet paper towels to cool down hot, sticky travelers or to wipe dirty hands.