Women entrepreneurs overcome barriers to achieve success

“You must do the thing you think you cannot do.” The words of Eleanor Roosevelt undoubtedly sound familiar to the instincts of many Americans who’ve persevered against the economic challenges of the last three years, but perhaps none more so than women entrepreneurs. Roosevelt also wrote, “You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience […]

This energetic message delivered loud and clear

The same message comes through loud and clear every year at the Energy Expo & Forum in Grand Junction. Energy demand is expected to continue its steep upward climb in the United States and rapidly developing economies around the world. Not counting oil, natural resources are available to keep pace with demand. But regulations and […]

I’m not sure I like what’s cooking at the Pinon Grill

Every year, my editor rewrites his once-a-year rant about “how to tell your story to the news media.” It’s a comprehensive missive about how to properly write a news release and the consistent mistakes almost every business makes in writing (or not writing) them. As the first paragraph from Phil relates: “As editor of a […]

Innovation imperative: How small businesses can become more competitive

With President Barack Obama’s call for the small business community to focus on innovation and creativity to enhance U.S. competitiveness in the world economy, it’s time for entrepreneurs and small business owners to take up the challenge. Startup America is an initiative aimed at strengthening access for entrepreneurs and firms with high-growth potential to a […]

It’s time for government to perish from the earth

To paraphrase my favorite president, it is time that we here highly resolve that these walking, living, breathing brain-dead shall die in vain — so that this nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom — and that government of the few, by the few, for the few, shall perish from the earth. […]

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