But it’s more a matter of what you rememberLately, history has made the news. Since news means “new information,” I find it rather ironic that history – “old information” captured in statues, monuments, people, and places – has captured the attention of the news media. … Continue reading History May Be a Matter of Perspective
Except mistaken identity isn’t as funny when it happens to youIn the 1960s, a musical comedy about a case of mistaken identity titled “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum” became a hit on Broadway. (It later became a movie.) Written by … Continue reading A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Internet…
Fight your frustration with a team of volunteersMy guess is that most of the people (all three or four of you) who read my “stuff” are not old enough to know some of the things I reference in my writings. (Thank you for reading anyway.) … Continue reading Is It Time for a Revolution?
It’s time for you to be the balmSeems like a lot of people are “chafing about COVID” these days, at least those I see working in my building. I don’t mean got-sand-in-their-swimsuit-and-rubbed-their-skin-raw chafe. (Who gets to go to the beach during a pandemic?) I mean … Continue reading Is the ‘Covid Chafe’ Irritating Your Startups?
You can control one thing. For your company’s sake, you must control it. When you listen to an audiobook with an amazing narrator, the story comes alive. If you have the privilege to hear an audiobook that is considered a drama — with actors instead … Continue reading Here’s Your Takeaway from the Man on the Mountaintop
Santa Claus doesn’t do venture funding I work with a lot of small, new startups who are looking for money. Of course, they’re looking for money! Everyone is looking for money! Money is what makes it all work, money drives the machine, money makes the … Continue reading Startups, If You’re Looking for Free Money…
(Followed closely by caution, I hope) (With apologies to Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez.) I was going to title this post, “Fear and Loathing in Los Covid” (again, with apologies to Hunter S. Thompson for his Fear and Loathing in … Continue reading Fear in the Time of COVID-19
You must make life decisions This last Friday my world came to an abrupt halt. We had to euthanize our dog. He was 15 years old, he lived a great life, but he was suffering. He had kidney stones and kidney disease, and he’d thrown … Continue reading Owning a Business Is Like Loving a Pet
In any field. Seriously. I believe there are basic principles to nearly everything — physics, biology, chemistry, and even business. I taught business at a university for many years, and although I incorporated accounting principles, management ideals, economics, marketing, sales and other facets into my … Continue reading Master These 3 Things to Be Successful
Our incubators make this story a classic all year long The 1946 movie “It’s a Wonderful Life,” directed by Frank Capra, is now established as a Christmas holiday classic. The film stars Jimmy Stewart as George Bailey, a man who has given up one dream … Continue reading It’s a Wonderful Alachua County…