Tag: Politics

Former U.S. Congressman & Silicon Valley CEO now Professor of Entrepreneurship: Ed Zschau Entrepreneurship / Politics / Stories

In my first post I defined excellence and how it differs from success. When we think about success, we are often measuring it against something or someone else. Successful people are typically associated with the attainment of wealth or popularity, while excellence is found in people who are intrinsically motivated to perform at their highest potential. They crave and strive for improvement and they usually won’t rest...

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The Respectful, Big Picture Approach to Public Service: Neoma Jardon Politics / Stories

There is nothing quite like getting chased by a rooster that’s gone rogue while collecting fresh chicken eggs. Neoma Jardon recalled this funny memory from growing up with her sister and Dad on a cattle ranch out near Fernley. One day she went to collect eggs and a rooster chased her out of the barn and over a fence. One point for the rooster, zero for...

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Photo courtesy of Argentum Politics / Stories

Imagine working in a small business that gets absorbed by a larger corporation. Your freedom and flexibility have changed and your nose is increasingly to the grind. You work hard, you’re talented and smart. You know the right people and they are ready to join you in discovering what we call liberty in this country: starting and owning a business. John Sande IV went through this...

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Consultant, Candidate & Lecturer: Jill Tolles Politics / Stories

Jill Tolles wasn’t even 30 when she worked as a regional manager for a Fortune 200 company. Hard work ethic and strong communication skills brought her up through the ranks to a position where she identified payroll and human resource solutions for hundreds of small businesses in Northern Nevada and Lake Tahoe. She built relationships that gave her insight into the local economy and challenges faced by job...

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