Nelson with Freya Estreller-Co - Owner of Coolhaus Ice cream

Nelson Davis with Freya Estreller

Nelson Davis with Freya Estreller – Co-Owner of Coolhaus Ice cream.

Time Tells A Story - Nelson Davis Productions

Time Tells A Story

Smart in Any Language When my company put the small business TV show “Making It” on the air in 1989 the very first story in episode #1 was the fascinating tale of a brother and sister team of business owners … Read More

Nelson Davis & Arsenio Hall

Nelson Davis & Arsenio Hall

Arsenio Hall is preparing a return to TV with a new show. It has been about fifteen years since we’ve seen each other and we had a fun conversation at a promo taping session.

NELSON DAVIS & BO JACKSON

Bo Jackson

Bo Jackson whom we featured on our Making It! show a few years ago is the subject of an excellent ESPN documentary, “30 for 30.” He’s been involved in several businesses and that is why we spent some time together. … Read More

Russell Simmons and Nelson Davis

Russell Simmons and I

Russell has moved to Los Angeles, a potentially traumatic change for a New York guy. I admire his business smarts and continue to read his book “Do You” 12 laws to achieve happiness and success. He shared some of those … Read More

Thanksgiving Thoughts on Business

Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all the others. Marcus Tullius Cicero We are nearing the end of a year that has likely been challenging for most of us, including even the most ambitious … Read More

American Dream or Fantasy?

This first reading material that I picked up this morning contained an article with the provocative title “The American Dream: What went wrong?” I happen to think the dream is still intact and can be as real today as it … Read More

Nelson Davis and Bob Eubanks

Nelson Davis and Jerry Springer

Jerry Springer and I

Jerry Springer and I both started in radio and we both love airplanes. He’s much more humble than I expected.

We Did Build That

During any heatedly contested political battle, passions and rhetoric run hot and it’s easy for the combatants to stumble off the page and into the ever present political quicksand. I write about small business, not politics, but the candidates vying … Read More