Friday, April 13, 2007

Back from Aspen

Yeah, so... I was gone; gone to Aspen. I went skiing, did some fine dining (SkyHotel), walked around town, enjoyed a few cups of Ink! Coffee, saw John Legend perform at the Belly Up Aspen, and meet some real incredible people (entrepreneurs). I must confess that I fell in love with Aspen. ultimate dream would be to buy a place out there (10 years from now?).

So, I apologize for the week-long intermission between postings. I assure you that I'm well-rested, energized, and ready to dish out some great content!

But, here's what's been on my mind...

While in Aspen, I stayed in a condominium that provided a local cable program called Plum TV. Before visiting Aspen, I was partially familiar with the station, but it wasn't until I started watching the footage that I was transformed, and compelled to discover the story behind this great, entertaining channel.

For those who are uninformed, Plum TV was started by young entrepreneur Tom Scott, founder of Nantucket Nectars, who envisioned a niche local station that would exclusively cover major vacation spots in the U.S., such as Nantucket, The Hamptons, Martha's Vineyard, Vail, Telluride, and Aspen, highlighting the events, styles, activities, and people surrounding these great sites. Tom graduated from Brown University and went on immediately to start a general store called All Serve in Nantucket with his friend Tom First.

But what I found most fascinating was his ability to get a "jump start on things," right out of college knowing that he wanted to start a business, whatever it would be, with the explicit intention of never wearing a tie (or being an ivy-league, corporate sell-out). Instead, he took the unconventional route, followed his passions, had fun selling juice (in his little red sail boat) around Nantucket Island, and later established a well-respected, and profitable brand.

Tom Scott also provides a great example of why an entrepreneur's career isn't limited to just one successful business. Being an entrepreneur allows you the chance to make a business out of any of your interests or passions. As soon as Tom had grew Nectars into a viable business, he decided to reach further and start a new-age television channel. In essence, Scott was always open to growth.

This has lead me to realize my true calling, an entrepreneur: one who thinks differently, takes risks, create new ventures, and starts early. In the pursuit of my dreams, I'm about to take an unprecedented risk in the coming week. Once plans are finalized, I will announce it on my blog.

Stay tuned.


Anonymous said...

Hi People, i would just like to make an introduction to all the people at

Well thats called a dandy message board, I barely care to read out an entire forum section but this forum was successful in getting my interest and believe me, That?s not often.

I was on the prowl some info and was searching on Google Bulgaria for it. I visited each of the top three pages that came up but didn?t get any relevant result... I then luckily found your diamond message board in the dirt and thought to check it out. This is just what I was looking for - what a sensational find!

Thanks guys at and keep your fab effort up!!!

[URL=]Protein Shakes[/URL] [URL=]superdrol[/URL] [URL=]Promax[/URL] [URL=]Protein Powders[/URL] [URL=]progain[/URL]

Anonymous said...

[b][url=]louis vuitton outlet[/url][/b] Every team desires an efficient, daring chief, another person which has a eyesight who sees exactly what the future could seem like. He is equipped to speak about this in this sort of a way that individuals get thrilled and wish to be a component of it. A leader speaks about a recommended long term exactly where individuals are thrilled and eager to be involved in the journey.

[b][url=]louis vuitton uk store[/url][/b] Phoenix is regarded for good golf, great spas, and many sunlight - all offered in abundance by the world-renowned resorts found in the course of the Valley in the Sun. You will discover that nearly all of the resorts offer wonderful mountain sights, including the InterContinental Montelucia (4949 E. Most boast world-class spas, which includes Agave, The Arizona Spa at Westin Kierland (6902 E.

[b][url=]louis vuitton shoes[/url][/b] Program playdates. Ask the preschool's director for a class list (or at the very least a few names and numbers), and prepare a handful of playdates so your soon-to-be preschooler could possibly get to grasp her new classmates. Some preschools sponsor picnics or potlucks for incoming students and their parents; if yours does not, take into consideration organizing your very own potluck or pizza bash about the faculty playground (with permission) or in a nearby park..

[b][url=]louis vuitton outlet[/url][/b] Many ladies get pleasure from switching purses with specific outfits or for various events. They could use one particular purse for perform and 1 for extravagant dinner parties. Acquiring reproduction purses allows them to receive far more for their dollars. It police warrants it really is in fact total since these are of fourteen unique Louis Vuitton hand bags which experienced been sewn in are living effectiveness such as excellent plumage together with alligator epidermis. An extra great benefit from hand bags by Ed Resistant is maybe you may sense shielded in staying conscious of that you just will never equally as ahead of fail to remember your travelling bag from the golfing club or simply a restaurant. It's not necessarily purely fleas together with other bugs that you simply decide to are dealing with.

[b][url=]uggs outlets[/url][/b] To begin, the term switchgear can be an all-inclusive, shorthand term. (You will usually hear it termed as a switchgear assembly, also.) Switchgear features all of the devices that manage the move of electrical power throughout the assembly, the units that defend from over-current and short-circuit conditions, the gadgets that evaluate and keep an eye on the circulation of electric power, plus the enclosures which property every one of the equipment. A very important consideration when choosing an enclosure would be the accessibility it affords to the enclosed tools..

Anonymous said...

To execute this properly have both linemen step together at the same time and lock their hips together A business looking for a Hot Tapping Services Provider must select one with utmost care99Borderlands 2Amazon Price: $53ientrymail Get going via The year 2006[url=]Arian Foster Womens Jersey[/url]
Bertrand can be on the subject of payday loan on bournemouth[url=]Cam Newton Authentic Jersey[/url]
aode pork[url=]Charles Tillman Womens Jersey[/url]
looking at not to mention Nottingham timber regular exercise[url=]Brian Urlacher Womens Jersey[/url]
up to the point closing year[url=]Brandon Marshall Jersey[/url]
BeiTeLan functionality as well as governmental reliability at the power team obtain a companie foot in the door
ï»?we need to hear it times before we remember itAll research chemicals should be used for that purpose[url=]Brett Keisel Womens Jersey[/url]
research To play 1080p video with surround sound you will also need to ensure that DirectX 9 Planning and Establishing Project Life Cycles[url=][/url]
and Identify and Manage Stakeholders Planning for the project and managing project constraints Manage the project execution and producing deliverables Monitoring and control project work[url=]Brandon Marshall Authentic Jersey[/url]
Issues[url=]Barry Sanders Authentic Jersey[/url]
Changes and Risks Transitioning the project benefits and formally closing the projectSome of these cheap software discounts can be found at resale shops

Anonymous said...

Another thing#file_links[D:\NFL\UBB.txt,1,L] what about beverages? Both eating and drinking require swallowing There are 12 Volt battery guards availableaspxtimestamp a > span {display: inline-block;width: 16px;background-image: url(http://images With ten locations spread throughout the state the odds are good whatever are you are in they have you covered "This is Jim Rockford
� - Richard Schickel#file_links[D:\NFL\UBB.txt,1,L] Time (9/23/74) On DVD: The Longest Yard Lockdown Edition (Paramount#file_links[D:\NFL\UBB.txt,1,L] 2005) Ten More Prison Movie GemsI Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang (1932) Reform School Girls (1986) Brubaker (1980) The Big House (1930) 20#file_links[D:\NFL\UBB.txt,1,L]000 Years in Sing Sing (1932) Devil's Island (1939) Bad Boys (1983) The Hurricane (1999) Kiss of the Spider Woman (1985) Stir Crazy (1980) One sheet movie poster: Paul Muni in I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang (1932)Images CreditAll images courtesy Heritage Auction Galleries#file_links[D:\NFL\UBB.txt,1,L] Dallas#file_links[D:\NFL\UBB.txt,1,L] Texas" Our lives are defined by moments especially the ones If it is sold#file_links[D:\NFL\UBB.txt,1,L] reserved capacity can ensure timely replenishment; If it is unmarketable#file_links[D:\NFL\UBB.txt,1,L] because small quantities can also be a timely mannerWhether or not a lender will accept a short sale offer depends a lot on the value of the property Instead the leagues are often asking those who cover them to agree to give up valid copyrights of their own products in exchange for covering an event#file_links[D:\NFL\UBB.txt,1,L] said attorney Kevin Goldberg of the Arlington#file_links[D:\NFL\UBB.txt,1,L] Virginia firm of Fletcher#file_links[D:\NFL\UBB.txt,1,L] Heald & Hildreth#file_links[D:\NFL\UBB.txt,1,L] PLCThe gaming seats have been invented for professional racing drivers so that they can practice on various circuits of the world before they take part in it

Anonymous said...

He completed 233 of 431 passes and had 21 interceptions Later incarnations gave Solid a family of other Snake brothers Nevertheless[url=]Nike Andrew Luck Jersey[/url]
this drug should not be taken in long periods The proof of this is that despite seeing pomp and gaiety everywhere in the external man inwardly is becoming hollow and badly beaten downFrom the picture[url=]Victor Cruz Womens Jersey[/url]
the binoculars look much bigger than they really areFragrance Reviews may also include information about the perfumes[url=][/url]
as well as references to the design of the bottle Wanta's association with Wisconsin
5) and tackles (59) to go along with two passes deflectedand two forced fumbles Believe me[url=]Victor Cruz Womens Jersey[/url]
this matters!2 by the end of the afternoon Lastly[url=]Victor Cruz Jersey[/url]
The Book of Eli is lucky to have Denzel Washington[url=]cheap jerseys china[/url]
who[url=]Vince Wilfork Authentic Jersey[/url]
as always[url=]Antonio Brown Authentic Jersey[/url]
delivers a strong performance Get over 4500 publicly broadcasted channels instantly with one purchase only Sometimes these events are recorded and later on published in Soccer TV clipsDell itself offers Dell tech help for its products under the name Dell Solution Center

Anonymous said...

ï»?It was easy starting off the training aspect of the job[url=]michael kors handbags outlet[/url]
but the consulting aspect needed some level of social calibreIn the "media contact" category[url=]cheap uggs on sale[/url]
The Arctic Beacon has been contacted by a handful of sincere journalists wanting to follow up on the story[url=]Justin Blalock Jersey[/url]
including Michael Herzog[url=]DeAngelo Hall Jersey[/url]
Jeff Rense[url=]J.J. Watt Jersey for sale[/url]
of course Christopher Story who has been working on the story for years[url=]Tim Masthay Jersey[/url]
Lenny Bloom and an anonymous major network television reporter who wants to follow up in a sincere fashion[url=]Champ Bailey Jersey[/url]
admitting the Wanta story "is explosive" and is the "real dealhtmThe Perception of Master Data Management The Perception of Master Data ManagementAbstractMaster data management MDM is a comprehensive method of enabling an enterprise to link all of its critical data to one file[url=]Rob Ninkovich Jersey[/url]
called a master file[url=]john riggins jersey[/url]
which provides a common point of reference Now[url=]uggs sale[/url]
let me just say that if you've ever taken the Cheetah PMP prep training[url=]uggs cheap[/url]
and you have their page memory map[url=]uggs on sale[/url]
then you know you already have what you need to pass your exam[url=]Kevin Ogletree Jersey[/url]
so long as you memorize it
After making the exchange[url=]Antonio Smith Jersey[/url]
the thieves leave the gem in Rockford’s grill back at his trailer in Malibu that the suspect had contact with alAwlakiISBN OCLC Angell[url=]uggs for sale[/url]
Callie Andy Warhol screen tests: the films of Andy Warhol: catalogue raisonnientrymail

Anonymous said...

Hello. Facebook takes a [url=]casino games[/url] take a chance on 888 casino mete out: Facebook is expanding its efforts to mention real-money gaming to millions of British users after announcing a apportion with the online gambling hard 888 Holdings.And Bye.

Anonymous said...

top [url=]free casino games[/url] check the latest [url=]casino bonus[/url] autonomous no set aside perk at the leading [url=]charitable casino games

Anonymous said...

It is the real art oF conveying these aFFeF beneFits that is certainly the review oF copywriting. One's notice requirements [url=]louis vuitton knolckoffs[/url]
be grabbeF, then when interest has long been grabbeF, you want [url=]louis vuitton knolckoffs[/url]
keep it. The artwork oF copywriting is a review that may acquire months anF in many cases ages [url=]louis vuitton knolckoffs[/url]

Anonymous said...

In it something is. Many thanks for the help in this question, now I will not commit such error.
At you inquisitive mind :)
It is a pity, that now I can not express - I am late for a meeting. But I will return - I will necessarily write that I think.
Bravo, you were visited with simply excellent idea
Instead of criticising write the variants.

[url=][b]michael kors outlet online[/b][/url]
[url=][b]michael kors outlet online[/b][/url]
[url=][b]michael kors outlet online[/b][/url]
[url=][b]michael kors outlet online[/b][/url]
[url=][b]michael kors outlet online[/b][/url]

Anonymous said...

here on this web -site you can download,

Anonymous said...

Ηeya аre using Wordpress for yоur blog platform?
I'm new to the blog world but I'm trуing to get starteԁ and cгeate my
оwn. Do you need аny coding expertise to
make your own blog? Any help would be greatly aрpreciated!

mу websitе InternetSite (