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Posted By Anonymous on 2016 Feb 18 - 12:44pm

Starting a business in the worst of times is the best idea.

By: Jason Forrest In 2009, Robby Whites and Jeremy Rincon (each with new babies at home) found themselves suddenly jobless during one of the worst seasons America’s economy has ever faced.  The year before, they had both been counting their blessings because they still had jobs in the...

Posted By Anonymous on 2015 Nov 11 - 3:52pm

Entrepreneur Glenn Adams goes from burning camp breakfast to making millions in oil and gas.

by Jason Forrest, Forrest Performance Group He’s a serial entrepreneur, a maverick in the oil and gas industry, and one of seven Eagle Scouts among his brothers and sons. Spend five minutes with Glenn Adams and his conviction that Scouting teaches invaluable skills and values for life...

Posted By Anonymous on 2015 Nov 10 - 4:26pm

Briggs Freeman CEO on The Demands of Juggling a Growing Firm, Family and The Need to Recharge

5:45 a.m. I awake fairly rested, but sleepy. It’s Wednesday. I take a long shower and dress in a suit and tie. My wife, Nancy, is awake, and I give her a kiss before my first cup of coffee. 6 a.m. I read Oswald Chamber’s daily devotion and about 30 minutes of a Bible reading plan. 6:...

Posted By Anonymous on 2015 Nov 10 - 4:22pm

IRS looks at curtailing valuation discounts in wealth transfers and expects to issue word this fall.

By Kelly Hein, Rylander, Clay & Opitz, LLP For decades, wealthy individuals have engaged in estate planning transactions to pass their accumulated wealth to their desired heirs and avoid imposition of federal estate taxes. An important item in the toolkit of estate planners is the...

Posted By Anonymous on 2015 Nov 10 - 4:18pm

Global brands enhance Fort Worth economy.

The Texas economy remains among the strongest in the nation: With a gross domestic product exceeding $1.6 trillion, the state’s economy rivals many nations’ such as Canada, Australia, Korea, and even our neighbor, Mexico. North Texas, and Fort Worth in particular, are playing a large...

Posted By Anonymous on 2015 Nov 10 - 4:02pm

Fast-growing Fort Worth sees rapid rise in grocery, restaurant, and other retail development.

By Stephen Coslik, The Woodmont Company With Fort Worth poised as one of the fastest growing cities in the nation, the area is seeing rapid growth in retail. Fort Worth citizens love to eat, which is why the grocery store market has been hot these past 18 months. While HEB is yet to pull the...

Posted By Anonymous on 2015 Nov 10 - 3:52pm

New laws present Texas business owners with plenty of questions and problems.

By Tegan Broadwater, CEO, Tactical Systems Network, LLC How will Texas’ new Open Carry gun laws affect your ability to control your business environment? Someone enters your business. As this person approaches and begins to speak, it becomes apparent he is there to express discontent....

Posted By Anonymous on 2015 Jul 29 - 2:09pm

4:45 a.m. Start waking up. Grab hold of Becky, my wife, until 5:00. Get up at 5:00. Becky fixes breakfast (granola, berries, and Canadian bacon), and I am in charge of coffee. Talk and read paper while eating. Do brain exercises after breakfast. 6:30 a.m. Outside on walk with dogs. 7 a...

Posted By Anonymous on 2015 Jul 29 - 2:08pm

“You never know where the next good idea is going to come from.” - Hunt Pettit When I started my company in 2008, for several months, there was only one employee, me. Since 2008, I have been very fortunate to surround myself with excellent people, each one an expert in one or more...

Posted By Chad Horany on 2015 Jul 29 - 2:04pm

Legislature’s changes in headache tax benefit all Texas businesses

The original expansion of the Texas Franchise Tax in 2008 was one of the largest tax increases on Texas businesses in the state’s history. The Texas Legislature and Gov. Greg Abbott approved and signed into law three items that will affect many businesses in the latest session: • A...

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