The Grid’s Great: Where’s Your Radio?

Today is a new day, one that everyone who is honest would gladly admit that they are proud to experience. On any given day, I would likely write to you about my beloved home of Fort Smith, Arkansas. I might talk to you about reaching out and connecting to your friends, family and potential clientsContinue reading “The Grid’s Great: Where’s Your Radio?”

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Now What: Connect Authentically

What can I say? At home in Fort Smith, Arkansas it has hardly rained in two months. Even the watermelons are in short supply and they can grow in road ditches, given that they get enough water. Where I normally have a beautiful flower garden and vegetable garden, I now have a lot of brownContinue reading “Now What: Connect Authentically”

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Running water, toilets, electricity, frozen ice cream, tillers, jeeps and Social Media

Do you now or would you like to own a small business? Have you ever worked for a small business? I can answer these questions with conviction and odds are that you can also. In my opinion, small businesses are where it’s at and they are the back-bone of America. (Non-profits aren’t too bad either.)Continue reading “Running water, toilets, electricity, frozen ice cream, tillers, jeeps and Social Media”

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Connect: Touch the Worlds and Lives of Others

An advocate by definition has nothing to gain from the advancement of a cause, practice and/or belief. However, when your job and/or lively-hood and reputation is on the line then it is not as easy to be a consultant, coach, thought leader and/or innovator. Or is it? I assert that indeed one is no differentContinue reading “Connect: Touch the Worlds and Lives of Others”

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“Entrepreneurship at the Next Level” on April 7th – 8th, 2011

Press Release Paragould, AR: Entrepreneurs, economic development leaders, and entrepreneurship educators from across  the state of Arkansas will have the opportunity to hear from experts at a two day conference on April 7th and 8th, 2011. “Entrepreneurship at the Next Level,” hosted by the Arkansas Association of Two-Year College’s Entrepreneurship Training Consortium and Black RiverContinue reading ““Entrepreneurship at the Next Level” on April 7th – 8th, 2011”

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Hipp Says Real People Being Real

April 15, 2010, I began writing articles for Examiner.com.  I toyed with the idea for a while and talked to many of my friends, family members and neighbor about the idea.  One of my least likely supporters was the most excited.  I sat with Mr. Hipp, as my son calls him, on my front porchContinue reading “Hipp Says Real People Being Real”

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Local Entreprenuership Guru Dishes the 411 on Leadership

Fort Smith, Arkansas resident and Chicago transplant Michelle Stockman took the time out of her busy schedule to offer yet more advice to the small business owners and entrepreneurs of the Greater Fort Smith Region (GFSR) via thecitywire.com. She argued that failure to communicate is not the bottom line, but rather failure to lead effecivley. Continue reading “Local Entreprenuership Guru Dishes the 411 on Leadership”

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