September 10, 2018

Know Your Dance Partner

I often find myself reminding clients of the importance of performing at least some basic background checking on any person or party doing business with you […]
July 19, 2018

The NASCAR Team Sponsorship Climate and Forecast – Loss vs. Gain?

#NASCAR remains a key sport and asset with tremendous benefits/values to partners; however, the trends re: the teams’ primary source of revenue (sponsorship) remain a significant […]
May 31, 2018

Riding Along with WJ at 200MPH

  Back in January 1996 when I first joined CV Products, the company was growing and had an outstanding reputation within the motor sports parts industry […]
January 27, 2018

Golden Knights are Fighting

An interesting United States Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO)-related dispute has recently been publicized in mainstream media between multiple parties objecting to trademark filings of word […]
April 27, 2016

Grading Employees – Value Your Thoroughbreds!

When I audit or evaluate a small business, certainly personnel are the single most critical asset, and I find myself often reverting to the standard school […]
February 4, 2013

Ranking Your Insurance Priorities

I was talking with a professional peer/friend recently – Greg Pearce, who also has a background in the motor sports business and is now a financial […]
July 19, 2012

Congressional Military Sponsorship Ban – Budget Lessons

The narrow defeat by Congressional vote this week of the Kingston-McCollum Amendment could be a useful litmus test for many businesses in how they analyze, prioritize […]
August 11, 2011

Economic Woes Highlight Risks of Leadership Vacuum

Despite many positive economic indicators entering the 2011 earnings season, the sum of various socio-economic benchmarks (highlighted by the major declines across all major market indices […]
September 29, 2010

Financial Regs Exacerbate Small Business Lending Reticence

Any small business that has tried to secure new loans during this “Great Recession”, as many have now taken to calling it, has likely experienced the […]
May 19, 2010

A Break in Your Routine: Overview of Disability Insurance

Insurance has become a critical consideration (and expense) for individuals and business today. With a convergence of factors including but not limited to increased litigation, greater […]
March 11, 2010

Getting Airborne: NASCAR, Speed and Bernoulli’s Principle

Following Round 2 of the “Carl Edwards VS. Brad Keselowski Take Flight” drama, it has been interesting reviewing comments and the questioning of NASCAR’s ability to […]
January 1, 2010

What is Your Home Trading For Today?

Over the centuries, greed and ignorance have proven a powerful combination which has taken down many powerful individuals, institutions and even cultures. During the most recent […]