Menu

Successful -vs- Unsuccessful People

I recently ran across this graphic and thought it presented some valid points, some of you may have already seen it since I shared it on my Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter accounts. As I've mentioned before, the reason I blog these days isn't so much for me to exchange ideas w/ others as it is for me to leave thoughts for my son to ponder when he's … [Read more...]

Farmers Business Network at Mid-South Farm & Gin Show!

Update: We will be located in booth #4016 on the mezzanine level during the show. Be sure to stop by and discuss FBN Direct and register for prizes! I just wanted to post a quick note to let everyone know that Farmers Business Network will have a booth at this years Mid-South Farm & Gin Show on March 3-4 in Memphis. At this time I'm not sure … [Read more...]

The 17th Annual Governor’s Cup Startup Competition!

I'm honored to have been asked to judge this years 17th Annual Governor's Cup Startup Competition. I was also a judge in last years competition and we had a blast and heard from a lot of great teams. This year we have received 45 Intents to Compete from 10 universities, and five of those teams will also be competing in the Agriculture … [Read more...]

Join Our Team at Farmers Business Network…

Farmers Business Network is growing, as a result we are looking to add more people to our team to help us carry out our mission. If you are interested in pursuing a career with one of the fastest agricultural / technology startups in the world, click here to view our current list of job openings. Be sure to check back from time to time for updated … [Read more...]

My New Role at Farmers Business Network…

As most of you that follow my blog are already aware, Donna's kidney failure has continued to progress, we are now at 10%. And, as I'm sure most of you that are pretty close to me are already aware, I've been hanging around the house for the better part of the last year or so --not that I'm a huge help around the house or anything, because I'm not, … [Read more...]

I’ve Joined Farmers Business Network

Breaking News: I'm jumping on a plane Monday and heading to San Francisco, I've joined the Farm Business Network team... I've been in negotiations with Farmers Business Network for several weeks now and have officially joined their team. I have been following FBN for a long-time and have been amazed at their growth as well as their product, … [Read more...]

Facebook’s 5k Friend Limit…

This past week I bumped into something I had no idea I would ever bump into... 5,000 friends. For some reason they have this limit in place that only allows people to have 5k friends w/ their personal profiles. This limit has been in place for a long time and I haven't seen any updates in the media where they intend to change this policy. I … [Read more...]

50 Year Celebration at Fairfield Bay!

Fairfield Bay will soon celebrate it's 50th birthday. I was recently asked to recant some of my favorite memories from my time as Chief Technology Officer (and soda jerk, assistant janitor, and jack of all trades) at the Fairfield Bay Conference Center during the early part of this century. I have many fond memories about the conference business … [Read more...]

Thoughts from the Donald W. Reynolds Governors Cup Business Startup Competition

I recently shared this on our corporate blog on Rohrscheib Capital but wanted to reiterate my thoughts here as well since I'm involved in Business & Agriculture (sometimes called #AgTech in the startup world). I was recently asked to be a judge at this years Donald W Reynolds Governors Cup Startup Competition. It was an amazing experience, see … [Read more...]

Our UBER Disaster at the Liberty Bowl

We learned a valuable lesson about UBER this past weekend. In case you're not familiar with UBER, it's an app you can use in lieu of calling a cab and actually ride with someone who's earning extra money in their own personal vehicles. According to their website, they are evolving the way the world moves by seamlessly connecting riders to drivers … [Read more...]