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

Intrapreneur: The New Entrepreneur?

Recently, the CEO of a Fortune 500 company invited me to lunch at a very nice private club in Los Angeles to pose a rather interesting business question. After hearing me give a speech on the subject of small and … Read More

I’m a Customer Damn It!

The older I get, the more I enjoy a helpful interchange with people who work diligently for businesses of any size. But, with each passing day, businesses who covet my dollars seem to want me, the supposed customer to do … Read More

Dick Clark’s Business Lesson

I was fortunate enough to know Dick Clark and receive the benefit of him sharing a number of his experiences as a business owner. Like so many others, I first became aware of Dick as the host of American Bandstand … Read More

Networking For Real

If ever a business buzz word has been mashed and hammered into something unrecognizable, it is “Networking.” Some people see a networking event simply as a hundred yard dash to give and receive as many business cards as possible in … Read More

Small Business and Politics

Right now political discussions are like so much confetti that seems to be dropped on us every day whether we want it or not. This is the season when political aspirants show their love and attention like no other time. … Read More

A Ballet Dancer’s Lesson

A few days ago I read an interview with the famed Russian ballet dancer, Mikhail Baryshnikov and one of his comments sent me into an hour of business thinking. It may be the first time that a person often seen … Read More

Nelson Davis with Frank Mottek

Nelson Davis with Frank Mottek, host of The Business Hour on KNX, the CBS radio station in Los Angeles. The occasion was a breakfast gathering of business owners to learn more about the business of going green.