Making a Difference is a Contact Sport!

Surely many of us have been tested more in the past few years than we ever could have imagined. Having to readjust or reinvent ourselves has caused many of us to increase our personal strength. And while it has been an impressive achievement, there are times when we must ask ourselves a very important question:…

The Power of a Commute from Pensacola to Biloxi

If you turned on the television this past weekend, you would have seen several reminders that Hurricane Katrina provided a wide swath of devastation to the Gulf Coast region, five years ago. At the time, I worked for Doosan Infracore America Corp, subsidiary of Doosan Infracore, a global equipment manufacturer that manufactured excavators, wheel loaders,…

A Challenge to Entrepreneurs During National Small Business Week

This is the week designated as National Small Business Week, by the US Small Business Administration (SBA). There is no doubt that small businesses play a key role in driving the US economy. Small businesses often start off as dreams. The dream to create something of value, the dream to work for oneself, the dream…

The Time to Act is Right Now

The images from Haiti are often too difficult to look at and the statistics are too difficult to comprehend. How does one fathom an earthquake with a 7.0 ML rating on the Richter scale that originated perhaps five or six miles underground? How does one grasp the sheer number of casualties? While it’s too early…