Unlike me. Do it. Do it now.

By Dustin | April 25, 2018 | 1 Comment

Well, you don’t have to unlike me if you don’t want to. Actually, please don’t unlike me. I’m sorry for the outburst. Dammit. Let’s start over. I have a feeling that you had no clue what you were getting into when you pushed the little thumbs up button for The Insurgent Capitalist. All you saw…

Insurgent of the Week: Melanie Fletcher

By Dustin | April 19, 2018 | 1 Comment

One day, The Insurgent Capitalist was stalking successful entrepreneurs and side-hustlers and begging them for their secrets. And it occurred to him: writing about business is great, but behind every business is a person. And business is way more interesting when you know the story of the people behind them. New strategy: corner the target like…

Diving face first into the pool of entrepreneurship

By Dustin | April 17, 2018 | 2 Comments

I am a 36 year old man. I have a wife and four kids. And I just quit my job and dove face first into this thing called entrepreneurship. Why, you ask? Why would you do such a stupid and ill-advised thing? Why would you quit a perfectly good job to walk off into the…

Identity crisis: are you more than a job title?

By Dustin | April 13, 2018 | Comments Off on Identity crisis: are you more than a job title?

When I resigned as a police officer, the most difficult aspects of leaving the job were not the calls or the pay. It wasn’t the driving fast or carrying a gun (I still do both). It sure as hell wasn’t the politics and paperwork. No, the toughest aspects of leaving were separating from the brothers…

Jason Borne is Insurgent AF… and he is coming for you in your sleep

By Dustin | April 6, 2018 | Comments Off on Jason Borne is Insurgent AF… and he is coming for you in your sleep

Everyone knows Jason Borne. He’s that CIA operative who fell off a boat, lost his memory, and then decided to kill a bunch of bad dudes. Yes, that Jason Borne. Well today I got to meet Jason. And I lived to tell about it. And he wanted me to send you this message: he is coming…