04/5/15

Inevitability — The Final Four

Big Red Car here in the glorious ATX where it is the best time of the year because of the azaleas, the weather, the bluebonnets and the Final Four.

Inevitability anyone?

In all of this is a lesson for entrepreneurs struggling with their startup businesses — an excellent lesson. A lesson of hope.

As an aside — Easter? Happy Easter! Talk about a lesson of hope, y’all? Easter is the big one — the triumph of life, love, redemption over sin. Wow! Continue reading

04/4/15

Permitless Concealed Handgun Carry Legislation

Big Red Car here. Another great day in the ATX. Do yourself a favor and just move here — we both know you want to.

So forget about The Boss, he’s busy thinking about the Final Four semifinals tonight. Screw him.

I want to talk to you today about the curious phenomenon of permitless concealed handgun carry. This is not a diatribe in either support or defense. Make up your own mind. Continue reading

04/4/15

Azaleas, Metaphor for a Startup

Big Red Car here in the glorious ATX where the weather is perfect and the azaleas are in bloom. Click on the photo below so you can see it in a larger scale.

Azaleas are a little finicky in the Austin soil which tends to be alkaline and not quite acidic enough for perfect conditions. This is true for both azaleas and magnolias. Also startups? Continue reading

04/3/15

The D Theory of Life

Big Red Car here. Wow, it is unbelievable here in the ATX — weather, scent of spring (except for the killer pollen), and the flowers. The azaleas are spectacular.

So The Boss has a theory about life. It is a protective theory. Read about it here. The D theory of life.

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04/2/15

Entrepreneur Addiction

Big Red Car here. Please accept my apology for being MIA for the last two weeks. No excuse. To those who sent the death threats, I looked up your TCP/IP addresses and I will be coming to see you shortly.

No weather report today but the azaleas are in full bloom. Wow!

So The Boss is talking to a couple of his favorite CEOs and they get on the subject of addiction.

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03/17/15

Flying Cars @ SXSW

Big Red Car here. Hey, SXSW has become a monster. Now they’re hawking flying cars!

The Big Red Car wants some of that action. Look at this — available in two years and already flying.

You have to love a flying car but why can’t it be a Big Red Car? Come on, y’all, let’s make it a Big Red Car? Can I get an AMEN?

But, hey, what the Hell do I really know anyway? I’m just a Big Red Car.

03/17/15

Cafe Amelie, New Orleans is Unfair to Tourists

Big Red Car here. I didn’t get to go to New Orleans for the wedding and I’m pissed off.

New Orleans is one of those perfect getaway places. The kind of place a Big Red Car should be able to take a road trip to!

So, now we turn to Cafe Amelie. Struggle with the pronunciation for a few minutes and then think of “Emily” with an “A”. Got it? Continue reading

03/17/15

The Physics of Failure

Big Red Car here. Wow, is the weather in the ATX spectacular!

We’ve got the start of 300,000 folks in town for SXSW (South By Southwest) and the weather is for you visitors. Move here, please.

Get some TexMex at Guero’s Matt’s El Rancho, Chuy’s, Santa Rita and get some BBQ at Green Mesquite. Don’t even think about Franklin BBQ. You’re not locals, y’all. Painful truth. But, you could be by this time next year.

Pro tip: Never, ever try the salsa until your drinks come. You will remember this when your mouth is on fire. This is Texas.
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