Visiting the Balkan Ghosts

Ben Casnocha: The Blog

Kaplan writes: Macedonia defines the principal illness of the Balkans: conflicting dreams of lost imperial glory. Do not tell me about Macedonia,” the Bulgarian diplomat in Athens had raged. There is no Macedonia. Throughout Macedonia it was the same.

What I’ve Been Reading

Ben Casnocha: The Blog

As a Chilean married to a Russian, working with students from the United States, Israel, Bulgaria, Macedonia, Chile, Argentina, Germany, and India, I am a living example of the benefits that the existence of a global hub language. I’ve been flipping through a bunch of books that people have sent me. A few recent ones on my Kindle that I read in full: 1. How: Why How We Do Anything Means Everything by Dov Seidman.

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Best Countries for Start-ups

Inc Startups

It's easier to start a company in Rwanda, Singapore, or Macedonia than it is to do so in the United States, according to the World Bank's latest report on start-up friendly economies.

Start Your Business in One Day

Inc Startups

Another example is Macedonia, which ranks sixth in the report for ease of starting a business. How can the U.S. ease the process of starting a business? Take a note from countries like New Zealand that are using a "one-stop shop" approach encourage entrepreneurship.

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Side Business: Side Hustle Interview with Chris Guillebeau

The Startup Magazine

This is the third in a series of articles in The Startup Magazine discussing side businesses and some great advice on side business income opportunities.