The most dangerous phrase is we’ve always done it this way

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Don’t expect miracles without hard work.


“Don’t expect miracles without hard work.” Not sure who said it, but it’s so true.

I read biographies and writings from people that have had great success – guys like Steve Jobs, Mark Cuban, Ronald Reagan, and many others. Their stories would hardly be interesting without the adversity and hard work.

Too many people are ‘lottery minded’ these days. They think the only way they will get ahead is if they get “lucky” or a miracle occurs. They jump into everything that has a miracle ending promised but they give up before they ever achieve results. A little ‘sweat equity’ is much more powerful than wishful thinking. – JR

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How a business can lower healthcare costs for employees: 1 quick tip

how to lower healthcare costs pictureThis is an excerpt from the Las Vegas Review-Journal about the increasing costs Nevada businesses will face:

Several Western states, including Arizona, Utah and Colorado, already have agreed to federal grandfathering guidelines, Wright said. If Nevada fails to do the same, employees of small businesses will pay more for less, he said. And those costs could pass through to employees. (more…)

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Why Reno, Nevada is likely to land Tesla’s $5B gigafactory

Northern Nevada is the front runner to land Tesla Motors’ $5 billion electric battery factory, though the California automaker is still talking to Texas, Arizona and New Mexico officials about incentive packages for the 1,000-acre site selection.

Multiple business and political sources say the Reno area in northern Nevada is the odds-on favorite to land the Tesla plant, which would encompass as much as 10 million square feet and employ 6,500 workers. Those officials asked not to be identified. (more…)

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