Monday, June 27, 2011

Composing Your Alt-Market Resume

"What items or goods can you provide for others that they will need in a poor economic environment?"

June 27, 2011

By Brandon Smith

In today’s backwards business world, it is not uncommon to find that the people who are most willing to misrepresent themselves are the people who find the greatest success. Honesty, integrity, and honor, are not exactly respected qualities in a land of cutthroats and thieves. The time of the corporate pirate and the middle-management turncoat, however, is soon coming to an end. In the future, it will be our sincerity, and our tangible ability, that will allow us to make our way in life. No longer will the ass kissers of the world have the upper hand. There will be no “ladder” to climb. Our personal progress will be determined by our steady will and the level of effort we wish to put forth, NOT by the “insiders” we happen to know. It will be a far different atmosphere than we have been conditioned to expect…

Those who are able to cast off the old and outdated method of business will do well. Those who are able to adapt to a destabilized economic environment and focus on necessities rather than extravagances will survive. Others likely will not. The leaders of the current business system will no doubt find themselves paupers in an Alternative Economy in which their limited skill set is rendered obsolete.  Read More