Michele Ruiz, President and CEO of Ruiz Strategies

Nelson Davis with Michele Ruiz, President and CEO of Ruiz Strategies

Nelson Davis with Freya Estreller

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

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

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.

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 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

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.