Daring Greatly: Taking Risks Like A President

Winston Churchill one wrote “History is written by the victors.” Some version of this has been passed on over the centuries, but this statement, by a British statesman, is particularly relevant. George Washington, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and […]

20 Lessons from Month 12

Know the WHOLE business. “Your pizza is so good, you should start a restaurant!” Bob’s friend tell him.  After thinking about it for awhile and discussing with his wife, Bob realizes that he has enough in his savings and retirement […]

Bloody Mary Rundown

When you break it all down, a Bloody Mary is two simple ingredients. Spicy tomato juice and vodka blend together to create something that is better than the ingredients are on their own. We were looking forward to celebrating our […]

Advertising + Marketing Book List

I recently spoke at Wright State University to an Entrepreneurs class and was asked for a list of my favorite books.  I’ve tried to break these into segments to make it more digestible and manageable from creating the blog posts, […]

Lessons in Perspective

Perspective is to painting what the bridle is to the horse, the rudder to a ship. +Leonardo da Vinci   Perspective is something that has been a defining element in the art world.  Whether it is done through showing depth […]

3 things I learned from 180° South

“Real adventure is defined best as a journey from which you may not come back alive, and certainly not as the same person.” ― Yvon Chouinard, Let My People Go Surfing: The Education of a Reluctant Businessman   In 1968, […]

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