Wow! What a ride!

In the Spring of 2005, I was on a business trip in the Denver, Colorado area. I met with a business owner who I was trying to get as a client. This person was a highly motivated and successful business owner who had several motivational quotes framed in the office. One in particular really jumped […]

Regenerative Medicine: Helping the Body Heal Itself through Relationships

Regenerative Medicine is about helping the body heal itself. That is, giving the body what it needs to do, or should do, naturally. We used to view Regenerative Medicine as the future of medicine. This view is wrong. Regenerative Medicine is medicine in the present. And it is guiding the way to how we will […]

Titans Shaking Up Healthcare?

This post originally appeared at Impact Capitalist in the Impact Physician Blog. January 30, 2018. We normally do not start a post with a date – but it is an important date (at least if you base importance by the amount of news coverage). Amazon, Berkshire, and JPM are setting up a joint venture to […]

Build the Process before you can Trust the Process

This blog post originally appeared at Impact Capitalist. No Matter How Difficult, We Must Trust the Process Instead of trying to see the end, embrace the current struggle, create a process and follow it. Starting a new business can be very easy. Developing and growing a business is very hard. Especially if you don’t have […]

Learning from the Past to Impact the Future

This post was originally posted at Impact Capitalist “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” – George Santayana Welcome to 2018! I don’t know about you, but I am very excited to put 2017 in the past and move on to making an impact on 2018 and beyond. About 18 months […]

How Business Owners and Entrepreneurs Can Pay Those Who Add Value (Part 3 of 3)

As stated in my first post in this series: “It is a very difficult task to determine someone’s worth, merit, importance, or usefulness, as it relates to you and your business. Value is a very relative and subjective concept. What I may consider a valuable product or service, you may see as something of little […]

If I Bring on an Investor, am I a “Slave to a Lender?”

The following post originally appeared at the Impact Capitalist. Impact Capitalists are proponents of investing in businesses or having others invest in their business(es). The benefits of having investors-owners are many. Here are a few: investors-owners can influence company policy Since investor-owners receive accounts and statements, they can put forward motions that add value oversee the […]

2016 Predictions

The following post originally appeared at the Impact Capitalist. This is the time of the year for making predictions. While I don’t believe that anyone has a crystal ball, I do believe in patterns. These predictions are based on my understanding of economic and historical patterns, or cycles, that are based on hundreds, if not […]

Pursuing your Righteous Path is not the same as pursuing your passion

The following post originally appeared at the Impact Capitalist.  “Fix your thoughts on what is true, and honorable, and right, and pure, and lovely, and admirable. Think about things that are excellent and worthy of praise. Keep putting into practice all that you learned.” — St. Paul (Philippians 4.8-9) My senior year of college, I took […]

praxis: theory | action | impact

The following post originally appeared at the Impact Capitalist.  Praxis is a word that literally means “doing;” but there is so much more to the word. It is the process by which a theory, lesson, or skill is enacted, embodied, or realized. This blog (and for that matter, this website and business) is the realization […]