Building a startup can arguably be one of the most difficult challenges in business. So it is immensely gratifying and invigorating when you start to build momentum and see everyone’s hard work paying off big.
We have so many great things happen right now at ABS that it is hard to know where to start. But from media coverage to investor interest to the announcement of human trials in Canada, the team at Advanced Bifurcation Systems is enjoying seeing so much progress on so many fronts.
We are also sponsoring a cocktail party the first night of the meeting. The EBC meeting is a meeting of some of the top minds in the field and it will give our team a chance to show off the hard work and our innovative solution.
What are the biotech breakthroughs happening now? This was a twitter handle that asked me this question recently. From Twitter handle @HealthyCarnivor
My reply is that there are many in the area of cell therapy. Over the next ten years there will be many opportunities to treat different disease states with stem cells. There are trials in process for Muscular Dystrophy, Macular degeneration, coronary diseases and cancer therapy.
Having your own business, or running someone else’s, is a huge responsibility. This is also something that takes up your time and energy in so many ways. Some boss’s need to become a better manager.
Most bosses are busy throughout an entire day. They don’t have much time to actually devote to improving the manager skills. If managers can take a little time to put towards this very important part of their business, if will surely pay off.
Making a few changes to the basics will help. Just small simple changes with employee interaction will prove great results.
There is no one style fits all for a manager
There is no one fits all style of managing. You have to develop and hone in on what will work for your skill set.
If you have a motivated and upbeat staff, then this will prove to be valuable. This will probably even give you employees who exceed target expectations.
The new government at hand is starting to take a role in lowering taxes. In particular, for both large and small businesses. They might see a tax cuts at about 15 percent. This is just a bare bones project that is needed to help with research and development funds that are required to keep companies doors to remain open.
Tax cuts can help with innovation
If we do not have pharmaceutical companies implementing new avenues to help with illnesses and without the companies who manufacture medical devices continuing to invent new technology, we as a society will loose out in this benefit. So in saying, this will in turn cost lives not save them.
There is no doubt President Trump’s delivery could use help. In fact, he should use his pulpit to get on television to bring the country together.
Although maybe it is just not possible. The media has gone so over the top it is almost hard that anyone with an IQ, can believe anything they say. Last Thursday, on CNN, Wolf Blitzer tried to tie the terrible episode in Virginia to Barcelona and that Trump might have cause this to happen. What pure nonsense.
We have never, in our history seen the media create stories like they are doing today. They were silent for 8 years and maybe now they are catching up on lost time.
It is very sad to see the divisions in the country. While Trump could do a better job of leadership, he almost faces an impossible task within his own party, the rest of congress and the media.
We might need everyone to take a deep breath and all try to “ROW THE BOAT” in the same direction for the benefit of all of our brothers and sisters and the country in general.
Tommy Hawkins died on August 16th. I met Tommy Hawkins a number of years ago when I was the sponsor of the John Wooden College Basketball Player of the Year Award.
I don’t think I ever met or new a better man than Tommy Hawkins. He was incredibly kind, friendly and the most open and honest human being I have ever had the pleasure of meeting.
His athletic career was excellent but he was a better person. He was humble and he only saw good in people. My most enjoyable time during my relationship of the famous Wooden Award was the opportunity to meet and talk with Tommy Hawkins. He was a true hero, in my mind and will be missed by many.
Below is a picture of Tommy, Coach Wooden, Steve Hathaway and myself during one of the Wooden Award presentations.
Lots of the elites are weighing in on President Trump’s recent statements. History shows that there are times where strong, even threatening rhetoric is the only way to get the point across. Many Presidents have employed this strategy successfully and we can look to The Bay of Pigs and World War II for examples. The Kim regime uses this to get attention and it is important to know when to adopt the language of your adversary. A strong position of power might make negotiations more palatable to North Korea. The DPRK has shown that diplomatic, carefully vetted language doesn’t work, so tough talk may be just the thing.
Hopefully Trump will change what Obama did for Congress. Our leaders get a 73% subsidy to cover cost of private insurance. If Trump would change this and made Congress use only Obama Care then America would have a new plan in days. It is just unbelievable and this phooey nonsense that congress talks about every day with no results.
Fear is The Wrong Strategy to Address Climate Change
Climate change is a hotly debated issue, no pun intended. Having many live in fear. No matter which side of the fence you’re on, it’s something that can’t be ignored both physically and on a political level. We’re forced to deal with a slew of information. Some of which borders on apocalyptic. With regards to the world’s changing climate and how it will affect humanity, the economy, and future generations, daily.
But is all the fear warranted? Or is it blown out of proportion to suit an agenda? Look at the most prevalent political icon known for his strong opinion on climate change and global warming.
In 2006 ex-vice president Al Gore starred in a badly disguised political campaign of a movie, An Inconvenient Truth, which followed him on a journey to ‘educate’ the masses on the threat of global warming and climate change. As of October 2006, An Inconvenient Truth has grossed more than $23 million at the Box Office, and Al Gore himself continues to profit off his views on climate change.
This isn’t to say that we shouldn’t focus on reducing energy consumption and our carbon footprint. However, we must do so without the fanaticism purported by global warming ‘enthusiasts.’
Factors to consider
We need to consider certain factors when talking about climate change and what we can do about it.
The United States shouldn’t be responsible for paying for the rest of the world to reduce their energy consumption
We need to work with facts that aren’t politically slanted – agenda equals lie in the long run.
We need to take personal responsibility for our environment but not through government edicts
The bottom line with climate change is this: do what you can to prevent it and stay clean, but don’t introduce limitations which affect the economics of the United States based on thinly veiled apocalyptic posturing and alarm-ism.
The doomsday mentality has been around for years. Allowing it to seep into the economy will be disastrous for the U.S.