Meditation: On Fear & Success

********************* Is fear anything more than just that: Fear? Any fear we have likely has no basis in reality – it is often not an actual harm to the body, but merely an un-choice based around perception of outcome without testing for bounds of actuality. Fear by nature assumes the worst outcome while not allowing for the possibility of the best. What if instead we chose to try? Try for the best whilst controlling for worse cases all while … [Read more...]

Project Vesto – A call to arms

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Out of the ashes of recession A state born of the battle, reinvents itself Makes opportunity in a deserted land Turns loss into opportunity And gives new life in an empty void $100,000 pooled To start new hope To launch a new Nevada business Not what the Project wants What we the people need Not California rebranded Not in Nevada for the sake of a state-shaped logo But because we are from here We were born in a great struggle We … [Read more...]

Elko to Host Startup Weekend for Entrepreneurs

Reblogged from SWElko: Elko to Host Startup Weekend for Entrepreneurs Startup Weekend Elko will connect local innovators and startup enthusiasts to share ideas and launch companies ELKO, NV – Startup Weekend, a national grassroots business-launching event, is coming to Northern Nevada, September 28-30, 2012. Startup Weekend Elko will connect local entrepreneurs, developers, designers and startup enthusiasts with mentors and … [Read more...]

Venture Socialist? – Value Over Risk & Return

Guy with Cowboy hat and white shirt hitchhiking to Reno in Nevada

One June 16th, 2010 I wrote the following on my old blog @ dananimal.blogspot.com: If I could give one thing to the world... one thing that would change it and sustain it... it would be the oxymoron of a non-profit organization that's goal and purpose in life is to create, invest in, support, and build sustainable businesses... an organization that reinvests what is earned into the community and the world around it... building businesses not … [Read more...]