14 Quotes that will Motivate You & Your Business

For the longest time, I used to think that motivational and inspirational quotes were neither motivating nor inspiring.   Super-successful people sitting around being super-successful throwing out poetic and pithy advice. How could any of these people understand the challenges and frustrations I was going through? It all seemed a bit condescending. Then something happened. I […]

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Are You Ready To Go From Employee to Entrepreneur?

I was reading the New York Times last week when I came upon a column entitled “Changing Careers? Embrace the Risk.” It was a piece about people with financially solid careers who risked everything for a chance at entrepreneurial success. It profiled a number of such risk-takers, including the editor-in-chief of Essence Magazine who switched […]

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Great Leadership won the Clemson Tigers the NFC Title

Anybody who knows anything about me, knows my blood runs orange – Clemson Orange. I started my company while a Clemson student, was named a Young Alumnus of the Year, am a chair of the university’s Spiro Entrepreneurship Institute board, speak at the university frequently and keep a limited edition can of Coke celebrating the […]

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Remembering Herb Kelleher

remembering herb kelleher

Herb Kelleher, the man who built Southwest Airlines into one of the most successful American companies, passed away last week. Kelleher was one of my heroes, a fun-loving, hard-working composite of all the traits that make for a successful entrepreneur—vision, perseverance and leadership. You’ve probably heard the legendary story. In 1967, one of Kelleher’s legal […]

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