Having run my own companies for many years, employing varying numbers of people at various times, I know how difficult it can sometimes be to keep employees motivated. It’s important to remember that running a business and maintaining employee engagement is a continuous process—a proverbial marathon, not...

Tesla Motor’s Inc., and its risk-taking CEO, Elon Musk, are trending all over the internet again this week after going on quite the tear last week. On Monday (April 10), the electric carmaker surpassed GM as America’s most valuable car company in market cap, climbing to...

WHOA! What a comeback from Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk. Musk is no stranger to risk, and his most recent ones are paying off in a big way this week, with Tesla enjoying one of its best weeks ever. Tesla’s market cap is at an...

"Anybody's Who's Never Made a Mistake Never Tried Anything New" – Albert Einstein Albert Einstein, like so many other tremendously successful people, understood that life’s triumphs, sweet as they can be, aren’t nearly as valuable to building success as the failures. Some of you may be familiar with...

I’m looking at my blog title and suddenly thinking, “Why not vacation and travel in Texas?” However, many of you might not have experienced the sights, wonders and sheer adventure traveling the great State of Texas can offer. This, despite the fact many of you probably...