Why “King” Trump Cannot Be President Trump
Capitalism / Entrepreneurship / Leadership / politics / US Government

Why “King” Trump Cannot Be President Trump

Ok, looking into the fishbowl, I understand how a lot of my European friends are in horror, bewilderment, and disbelief. People across the globe are trying to explain to themselves how it could have gotten this far and what is going through the minds of American voters. Heck, that’s how I feel. I find it … Continue reading

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

Pioneers have got it tough
Business / Capitalism / Contrarion Investing / Entrepreneurship / Investing / Self Improvement / Success

Pioneers have got it tough

Reckless, cowboy, dreamer, risky … these are all adjectives that many esteemed groundbreakers are used to hearing.  Imagine what the first astronauts felt like when they were strapped on top of the first rocket. By the way, someone has to be first!  Penicillin? Oh that’s a good idea. Let’s take some mold from decaying cheese … Continue reading

Shark Tank…like a drug, or even oxygen, for entrepreneurs
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Shark Tank…like a drug, or even oxygen, for entrepreneurs

I was recently turned on, unfortunately 4 years after it first aired, to the most incredible show in production, ABC’s Shark Tank. I’m “hooked!” If you are an existing entrepreneur (successful or not), a “would- be” business owner, or thinking of turning your incredible idea into an enterprise, this show is a must. There is … Continue reading

Pattaya, Thailand and Lessons of Capitalism
Business / Capitalism / Cultures / Entrepreneurship / Success

Pattaya, Thailand and Lessons of Capitalism

Yes, I am actually going to attempt a (constructive) blog on capitalism and business strategy, and how it relates to your business and sales practices at home–direct from “Sin City” Asia style. For those of you who have never heard or been to Pattaya, it’s a story straight from the movies. 100KM from Bangkok, it … Continue reading