From Seed to Industry Leader
Business / Entrepreneurship / Investing / Leadership / Private Equity

From Seed to Industry Leader

Every entrepreneur has the dream to take his firm from the “garage” start-up to be the industry leader. The excitement of seeing your “baby” grow also has rewards beyond just money. I think most entrepreneurs feel this way… I have to believe that most do. Why? Because growing a business is just too hard to only … Continue reading

Peeling back the onion… what we can all learn from this?
Business / Entrepreneurship / Financial / Goals / Self Improvement / Self Preservation / Success

Peeling back the onion… what we can all learn from this?

After the recent news of the loss and suicide of one of the most adored, talented and funniest comedians of our time, Robin Williams, I find myself, like so many others, thinking… how could this happen? After all… he made us all laugh. He made us all cry.  He made us all ”connect”! Money, fame, … 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

It’s the “Golden Arches” not the “Golden Bassinet”
Investing / Leadership / Positive Mental Attitude / Private Equity

It’s the “Golden Arches” not the “Golden Bassinet”

When I was going to college and came home for the first summer, I worked at my father’s wholesale jewelry warehouse. There were a lot of heavy boxes to move around of costume jewelry and orders to fill from 100’s of rows. It was really simple stuff and also. . . being the boss’s son and … Continue reading

Okay, What Now?  Advice for graduates and their parents
Family Loans / Investing / New Graduates / Private Equity

Okay, What Now? Advice for graduates and their parents

Ahhh… It’s graduation time. A proud achievement of parents and students alike; years of pre-planning and saving, four years (if you were lucky) of tuition fees, “capital calls” from your son or daughter, and many checks written. If you are graduating, all those years of studying, cramming for exams, all nighters (because other things were … Continue reading