09/27/14

Moderate Syrian Rebels = The Easter Bunny?

Big Red Car here. Well, it’s football Saturday here in the ATX. Lot of good games to be watched and studied. About 70F right now but going to be high 80′s and sunny all day. Ahh, the ATX!

So The Boss has some experience training soldiers. He’s a VMI graduate and was a professional soldier who actually ran combat arms units in the US and overseas. He knows something about training and building unit cohesion. He actually did it and knows how difficult it truly can be. Continue reading

09/26/14

Nuclear Iran

Big Red Car here. Starting to cloud up a bit here in the ATX, what’s up with that? Nice cool temperature.

So the situation in the Middle East is heating up. Every time one hot spot flares up some other hot spot is ignored. Think about it.

The Chinese got a “get out of jail free” card when the war on terrorism heated up. We ignored them for a decade and now they’re just creeping back onto the radar. Continue reading

09/21/14

Military Science and Advice

Big Red Car here in the sunny and wonderful ATX. Ahhh, it’s good to be in Texas!

So The Boss was a professional soldier and is a graduate of the Virginia Military Institute. He commanded combat engineers both in the United States and overseas. He learned a bit about soldiering. Soldiering was his family’s business — his 96-year old father is retired from the military (infantry) and his late mother served in World War II (yes, his mother wore combat boots). Continue reading

09/19/14

Feedback, the Breakfast of Champions

Big Red Car here. Starting to work on finding an ark contractor with all the rain in the ATX — could just be me cause we need the rain, I guess.

So yesterday, The Boss shares some thoughts on how CEOs should protect their flanks (jobs really) and The Boss gets a couple of emails from some venture capital friends of his. [Yeah, I know, makes me a bit uneasy myself and I'm just a Big Red Car.] Continue reading

09/18/14

CEOs — Protecting Your Flanks

Big Red Car here. So The Boss is back from the beach and is back to work full time. No more fun raising hell with the housesitter. Do NOT tell The Boss.

So The Boss is working with a couple of CEOs in regard to their position with their companies. They get into an interesting discussion about what a CEO should do and how she should do it to protect her flanks in her position as CEO. Continue reading