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What’s holding you back from success?

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I recently came across this link to a very compelling speech by Brene Brown from the TED website (http://www.ted.com/talks/brene_brown_listening_to_shame.html). If you have 18 minutes to spare, this will entertain and enlighten you. While I believe the issue may be somewhat simplified for public consumption (such as no allowance for socioeconomic circumstances) its a great reminder that most of the time, we stand in the way of our own success.

Stay true to yourself.

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Serendipity and Children

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As seems to be the way with these blogs, I’m writing about something I’ve recently read and would like to share. In this case, it all started with my 16-year-old daughter who was excited to share some very “cool” websites, cartoons and other Internet content she had discovered using Stumbleupon (www.stumbleupon.com).

Curious, I went to Stumbleupon and signed up myself. The ...

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Avoiding Executive Pitfalls

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In Forbes recent article Seven Habits of Spectacularly Unsuccessful CEOs“, contributor Eric Jackson provides a wonderful rendition of the foibles of several CEOs that ultimately led them and their companies to catastrophic results. While he talks about the epic falls of Enron, Tyco, Rubbermaid and others, his outline rings with the truth of insight and hindsight.

What can we do as entrepreneurs in order to to avoid these same trials? Here’s an outline of ...

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Business Environment

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For the past several years we’ve been looking at various “environmental” business opportunities. The investment world seems to be divided now into two camps – those that believe that carbon is bad; and those that think the carbon problem is a hoax. For the later group, a friend of mine has a great response: “Would you like to make money on the efforts of the believers?”

I recently read an excellent article in the August 11, 2011 issue ...

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Welcome

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Thank you for visiting Granite Creek and viewing our new and improved website. We hope you will find this informative and we look forward to providing you with interesting business related content to help you navigate through the complexities of conducting business in today’s changing environment.

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Coming Soon

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Granite Creek Capital Blog Coming Soon.

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