Business people negotiating licensing contract

Evaluating Commercial NERFs: 20 Factors to Consider

“That's all managing is: just coming up with the right questions and getting the right answers.”
Jack Welch
Before you negotiate a commercial NERF with an industry sponsor, consider and evaluate these questions.
Lasting innovation that challenges traditional approaches

lasting innovation

“If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude.”
Maya Angelou
I strongly encourage you to challenge traditional approaches and entrenched attitudes within your work environment.
Seize Success

Seize Success

“The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena.”
Theodore Roosevelt
Do you want to live deeply and realize all of your potential?
Be bold and try something different

Be Bold

“Fortune favors the bold.”
When I moved to Denver Colorado, I was hired to run a small business magazine located downtown. 
Pivot and pursue your goals


“A bend in the road is not the end of the road unless you fail to make the turn”
Dr. Shirley Jackson
I have had the unpleasant entrepreneurial experience of getting it wrong the first time. 
Asking the right question

Ask the Right Question

“I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.”
Niccolo Machiavelli
I used to own and run a document imaging company in Des Moines, Iowa.