Almost any hobby can become a business. How financially successful it becomes will require research before investing and opening front doors to receive customers. For example, fishing may be your hobby. However, if you live in a fishing community where every household supports its family by fishing. Why would you want to sell fish to people who fish for personal meals and occupational income? The business is doomed to fail. So, to sum up, if you were looking for a horse to race, and didn’t want to spend more than the horse was likely to earn in its racing career, Timonium was a tough sale. If you were a big spender, you could get a very nice horse, although most of those million-dollar and high six-figure purchases never do pay back their purchase price. And if you were a pinhooker, enough money was rolling in so you could head back to the yearling sales this summer and fall and keep the wheel turning round one more time.
Schultz was hired to manage retail sales and marketing for a small coffee distributor who had a few retail outlets in Seattle. He was twenty-nine and just married. He and his wife left … Read more