Four Areas for New Venture Success

We’re starting a new venture; rather, we are in the process of spinning off some transportation operations into it’s own company.  We’ll be in the transportation space, so it’s a service that everyone needs (but will anyone pay for it?).  There’s lots of competition: planes, trains, and automobiles.  We’ll be focusing more on non-emergency medical […]

Partners

A while back, a colleague invited me to partner with her in her business. I was intrigued by the possibility, but ultimately decided not to do it.  The key morsel of advice came from my attorney, who begged me: “Don’t do it!”  I’ve been thinking further about the partner/no partner question: Does the partner bring something to the table […]

Interests

I’ve been thinking a bit about topics for this blog. David Cummings writes a great blog about technology startups. It’s at times analytical and promotional, always thoughtful and insightful. But, while I tend to analyze business, my experience is in healthcare and in person centered businesses. Johnson Cook’s blog is full of energy. It reflects […]

Thoughts on Blogging

So, this is my second blog post.  Over the last few days, I’ve been looking around at a number of other bloggers.  Some of my favorite bloggers are Johnson Cook (www.johnsoncook.com), David Cummings (www.davidcummings.org), and Matt Candler (4.0schools.org).  I’m just starting this process. Despite the last blog topic coming from an American Express article, I […]