Month: September 2013

Lessons Learned: From Start-up to IPO

Large Landmine Danger Zone

“Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn.” C. S. Lewis The journey from being a start-up business to going public with $200m in revenues is long and filled with lots of minefields.  For me, the trip started in 1995 when I joined TPI, a small management advisory firm… Read more »

Katy Winefest hosted by Cinco Ranch Rotary

Woman's Hands Cupped Together

The world’s first service club, the Rotary Club of Chicago, was formed on 23 February 1905 by Paul P. Harris, an attorney who wished to capture in a professional club the same friendly spirit he had felt in the small towns of his youth. The Rotary name derived from the early practice of rotating meetings… Read more »