World Series 2016 Ramblings

“The Cubs are chokers. Always have been, always will be.” Next year, baby! “The Flubs will never win the World Series. I don’t know how you can support a team that hasn’t won a championship in eons.” C’mon, give it a rest. I grow weary of your childish comments. “The Cubs suck. 1969, 1984, 2003…you’ll […]

Back to Normal

As you may or may not know, we are incubating a rapidly growing company in our office. Fun stuff. And while this may be a bit of an exaggeration, they seem to have a new hire every week. If you want to know how we put that company together, and it is a cool story, […]

How to Avoid Being ‘Networked to Death’

Last week I was fortunate enough to make a presentation to a professional networking group at the University Club in Chicago. Since I am a firm believer in short, terse, pithy titles, I called the darn thing, “How to Avoid being Networked to Death and Instead Do Things That Open Doors.”  And then on the next […]

New column – you can win a prize!

I’m going to start writing a regular column again. This one will be about M&A, business, doing deals, etc., etc. I’m trying to think of a good name for the column. I’d like to avoid using bland “successful business ideas…” type of things. And I’m not using any Charlie Sheenisms…this “WINNING” stuff, it’s all temporary. […]

Radio Radio

I’ll be a guest on Barry Moltz’s Internet radio program on May 27, 9 am to 9:30 am CDT, we’ll be talking about the book and business and M&A and anything else Barry throws my way. http://www.blogtalkradio.com/bjmoltz

Iggy Pup

Everyone thinks their dog is the best and everyone’s argument has merit. All dogs are special and I pity those who don’t like dogs.  Iggy truly was a special dog. He was probably the runt of the litter, I picked him because of his white spot, and well, he was more playful than the other […]