Dallas Buyers Club won three Oscars Sunday night. This amazing film almost did not get made until a Houston investor stepped in and financed the film. Even then, it was a low budget effort. How low budget you ask? The makeup budget for the entire film...

Originally posted March 1, 2011 at FastCompany.com "You get up at what time?" I hear that a lot, along with "You are so lucky." So, I'm going to help out here and let you in on the secrets of my success. Well, not all of them--but enough...

Everyone has a story if you just take the time to ask. On a recent travel day, we chatted with a desk employee at the Houston Terminal C United Club. Her story? She used to be a masseuse and has massaged Matthew McConaughey - twice. Everyone...

Always say yes to networking opportunities. Almost a year ago, I had the opportunity to have lunch and talk with two of the producers of a small independent film scheduled for release later in the year. That film was titled Dallas Buyers Club. I came away...

Ginny Shuflin emailed me the other day. The proprietor of Miss Ginny's Bake Shoppe was checking in to see if everything was okay, she had not seen me in awhile. It is nice to know that you are appreciated where you spend your money. Last year,...

Don't ignore updates for your devices. When you are prompted to install an update, it is usually for a good reason - sometimes it's cool new software or features. Other times, like NOW, it is a security flaw fix for iPhones and iPads. From the New...