The coolest thing about being an entrepreneur is that you get to make up what you want the future to be like. surrounded by white sand beaches, coral reefs and of course world class waves.” It’s a guest house in surf Mecca; the Mentawai Islands off the South-West coast of Sumatra, Indonesia. As Steve Jobs said: You really do get to make up what life looks like! That’s what Ferg did and now I want to share a story about what Ferg didn’t do. Ferg invested in his business, backed his dream, and used his passion to fuel the tenacity that entrepreneurs need to create something out of nothing, to create the future. Fergus is my definition of a successful entrepreneur. At age 16 one of my best mates, Fergus Gool, told me that his dream was to be a hermit on a tropical island. And this is critical to creating the future you love…. The doubting voices were getting to him, the saboteurs, sabotaging his ideal future. He hasn’t made the most money but entrepreneurship, in my book at least, isn’t about making the most money. Right before the housing market crashed, a bunch of people were telling him that he should do the sensible thing and buy a house instead of invest in a pipe dream. I am also sorry to disappoint the more than 330,000 (Continue reading…) CARSON CITY – Gov.Brian Sandoval today said he wants an assessment of how Nevada’s public schools are doing in regards to security following the horrific shooting deaths a week ago at a Connecticut elementary school.The San Francisco Bay Area, more specifically the Santa Clara Valley AKA Silicon Valley, is known throughout the world as the place where the future is created. Technology is not the only reason The Bay Area is creating the future.
Sandoval made the request as chairman of the state Homeland Security Commission, which met today by teleconference.A presentation will be prepared for the next meeting of the commission.“I think it would be worthwhile perhaps if we had an item on the agenda where we could get some type of presentation of where our state stands in terms of school security,” he said. The latest offer from GOP House Speaker John Boehner (Continue reading…) CARSON CITY – Gov.“I’m interested in terms of what is best practices and (Continue reading…) CARSON CITY – As Rep. Am I willing to look at revenues that will reduce the debt, not to fund more government spending? Brian Sandoval today announced he has appointed Elaine Wynn to the state Board of Education, effective January 8, 2013.
Readers, Colleagues, Media Partners & Friends: It is with deep appreciation for your help, encouragement, readership and support over the past three years that I am tasked with announcing the suspension of operations at the Nevada News Bureau.In short, we have been unable to secure the funds we would need to continue operating in 2013. More than two dozen Nevada newspapers and websites have been regularly publishing our stories this past year, and I regret that we will no longer be able to provide them with free, non-partisan content about Nevada government and politics.