The Bootstrap Chronicles

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_column_text] [caption id="attachment_397" align="alignnone" width="223"] Randall D. Evans1964-2013[/caption] This week, I will say goodbye to my friend Randy Evans. Aside from being my fraternity brother, Randy was a fellow entrepreneur, a community leader and a family man who leaves behind a wife and 3 daughters. He was...

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_column_text]We normally celebrate our nation’s Independence Day on July 4th. But for me, Independence Day came on July 12, 1995. That was the day I turned in my resignation at my engineering job and decided to devote myself to my business full-time. What I didn’t...

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_column_text] This is probably one of the most difficult questions to ask, and equally difficult to answer. Difficult to ask, because it invites feedback that may be painful, perhaps in unexpected ways. Difficult to answer, because it requires a degree of honesty that many find uncomfortable,...

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_column_text] Cinco de Mayo (Spanish for "fifth of May") is a celebration held May 5. While many Americans confuse it with Mexico’s Independence Day (which is actually September 6), it is actually a commemoration of the Mexican Army’s unlikely victory over the French at the...

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_column_text]They say in business that "it's easier to get forgiveness than permission," a phrase that encourages one to take action first, and worry about consequences second. Presumably, the action taken is the right thing to do, and the process of requesting permission is a...