"Pardner," when you partner with me, you get a...
a bottom line person who has been delivering the "deliverables"
both as an employee and business
owner throughout his career;
a unique marketer who has been shaped by
both disciplined and creative mentors;
a re-inventive person who has been building an inimitable
and unique insights based upon a willingness to cleverly venture
beyond business norms, the comforts of native talents, and his
then present set of knowledge;
a moral business person who has been shaped by
a clear set of high, ethical, business standards;
a hard working, hands-on, white collar professional who has been
shaped by a blue-collar,
hometown (Pittsfield, MA), work ethic;
a responsible person who always has been risking his
not someone else's, hence understands its real value;
an accountable person who has been taking both the credit
for a success and the "heat" for a failure
since youth sports;
an entrepreneurial person who has been thriving on
building unique ideas that carry a hefty personal risk;
a flexible person who has been as
comfortable in the
boardroom, as the tool room, or locker room;
an articulate person who has been excelling in written and oral
communications throughout his
a presentable person who has been working at remaining so; and
a self-sufficient person who has been spending his life learning
those things which are necessary
to go-it-alone, when necessary.
"Life" and "Business" are two tough teachers...
often administering their tests before giving their
Having learned this fact, I enter every business opportunity
with the anticipation of
adversity and the confidence that,
by leveraging strengths, I have a chance for success.
And, with a bit of luck, a chance for success... becomes success!
In business, "success," however personally defined, is the goal
that drives the striver.