There are plenty of people you’ll encounter throughout your life that will enthusiastically support your ideas. Actually ask them to cough up the cash though and you’ll start to hear the excuses roll in as they slink back into the shadows hoping not to be noticed. So how do you validate a business idea if it’s just an idea? How do you sell something that doesn’t exist?
David Gage brings his experience as a Psychologist, Professor, and 30 years of experience as a Business Mediator to bear in The Partnership Charter to help business partnerships avoid ever needing his professional services.
Aerogels have become fairly common in industrial applications to insulate everything from oil pipelines in Siberia to space shuttles in well… outer space. They’re even used in ski jackets.
Freakonomics will tease your mind into looking at everything with a bit less acceptance at its face value – which can be a great asset when applied to managing your business or serving your target market.
In his book, Robert Kiyosaki tells of his upbringing observing and learning from his friend’s dad and his own dad. There were many differences in how they approached their work, how they viewed and used their money, and how they ultimately fared in life.
Peltier elements look like flat, usually square, plates with two wires extending from it. Between these two surfaces is an array of semiconductors in series alternating between n-type and p-type (n-type has “n” for “negative” or lots of extra electrons; p-type has “p” for “positive” or shortage of electrons).
Reading this, you’ll learn of creative ways Captain Abrashoff sought out the value and mutual respect in every last one of the individuals on the USS Benfold. His accounts are full of entertaining reflections and lessons in such pursuits.
Most people are well familiar with light when it comes to white light and how it can be separated by a prism to a spectrum of colors, but life’s not all just sunshine and rainbows. Here, we’re going to get into how light can be produced so intensely that it can burn, cut, and destroy (cue evil villain laugh).
Unlike many of that sort of book which prescribes a strategy or method that, effective as it may be, becomes utterly forgettable - this one is different. In The E Myth Revisited, Michael Gerber touches the very raw and very personal emotions of the small business startup.
Graphene is a single-atom thick layer of carbon atoms closely linked in a hexagonal 2D sheet. Once formed, this stuff is so strong, you couldn’t pierce through it with anything less than about 5 tons crushing down on a point the size of a pencil tip.