Stay Hungry, Stay Foolish

It’s that time of year for commencement speeches as new graduates across the country face “the next step”. Advice is given freely. I’m reminded of the old adage: “You get…

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When Someone Knocks, Will You Be Ready?

This post was originally published in Texas CEO Magazine. For effective CEOs in growing companies, being approached by the competition and financial groups for acquisition will happen – successful companies…

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The Perfect Gift

As we approach this season of giving, each of us can relate to the challenge and occasional angst that we may feel in searching for “the perfect gift” for our…

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Preparing to Win

Our nation will soon observe Memorial Day – a day of remembrance for those who have died in our nation’s service. First observed on 30 May 1868, when flowers were…

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The Value of Your Bench

One of the organizations that we are affiliated with that does exit and succession planning is Forward Results. They had a lunch and learn the other day that was on…

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Exiting Your Business

Here is a presentation I gave last week to several business owners about their exit from their company and what to do now to prepare for it.

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We Live in Interesting Times

Check out this video of Dr. Stephen Klineberg of the Kinder Institute for Urban Research at Rice University recapping 30 years of demographic surveys on Houston's transformation. Tracking Houston's Transformations…

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