What Happens When You Keep Your Antenna Up!
Business / Entrepreneurship / Innovation / real estate / Start-ups

What Happens When You Keep Your Antenna Up!

When your antenna is up, what happens? Opportunities present themselves; that’s what! Such is the case of one of the advisors in our firm’s projects; Provia Labs. I probably would never equate a Dentist with international investment real estate in Boston, but that’s exactly what happened. As any Bostonian will tell you – the city … Continue reading

Grace Century Invests in the Future
Goals / Innovation / Investing / Private Equity / Start-ups / Success

Grace Century Invests in the Future

The Jetsons was an American animated sitcom produced by Hanna-Barbera, originally airing in primetime from 1962 to 1963. The Jetsons lived in the year 2062, in a futuristic utopia (100 years in the future at the time of the show’s debut) of elaborate robotic contraptions, aliens, holograms, and whimsical inventions. Flying cars, jet packs, robot servants, ovens that could cook food a … Continue reading

It’s always darkest before the dawn
Entrepreneurship / Goals / PMA/Positive mental attitude and contrarion investing / Start-ups / Success

It’s always darkest before the dawn

I constantly write about positive mental attitudes because it’s something, as a human, that we all experience and can relate to. It’s as if everyone must grow and become a better person by experiencing “baptism by fire”. Another saying is “what doesn’t kill us makes us stronger”. As all experiences, these are teachings as we … Continue reading

New Scams with Start-up Businesses
Business / Private Equity / Scams / Start-ups / Success

New Scams with Start-up Businesses

We almost got scammed. Not once, but twice, in one week. Grace Century deals with start-up businesses and early growth firms. That’s all we do. Like a parent, nurturing a young child in guidance, finance, and direction; we are protectors through uncharted waters. These new, start-up firms are hungry not just for money, but for … Continue reading

What can we learn from the Olympic Athletes?
Goals / Leadership / Positive Mental Attitude / Private Equity / Start-ups / Success / Wealth

What can we learn from the Olympic Athletes?

It always amazes me; the psychology of sports. As I wrote in June 2013: I am fully aware of the power of the mind when it relates to not just sports, but business…and ultimately success and failure. How can Olympic records, as they relate to time, distance, and precision, be constantly broken year after year? … Continue reading

Success, Horace Greely, and Na-nana-nana
Entrepreneurship / Leadership / Start-ups / Success / Wealth

Success, Horace Greely, and Na-nana-nana

Get over it. Not everyone hopes you are successful. Outside of your parents and (maybe) family; it is a lion’s den. On the contrary most hope… heck, they pray that you aren’t successful. This applies to work, relationships, and generally everything. Where does my cynicism originate? How can I be so pessimistic about my fellow-man? … Continue reading