Mean People Suck. How about their profits?
November 8, 2015

I remember kindergarten quite well.  My teacher was Mrs. Mullins and there was a poster to this effect: Everything I needed to know, I learned in kindergarten. Basically, when you first go to school you learn to treat others with respect and dignity.  You learn the Golden Rule: Treat others like you want to be […]

Why Culture Matters
November 1, 2015

Every organization has culture.  If you think about your favorite local coffee shop compared to Starbucks, there is a difference.  The atmosphere reflects the owners and their mindset.  The ambiance creates a certain feel that hopes to engage customers to either stay, work and talk or grab a quick cup and go on with their […]

‘Why’ Passion Matters
October 30, 2015

What is your secret? Over the next few weeks and months, then we will be diving into the deep end of secret discover. What do we think we know that few others believe?  Mission driven companies outperform and it is possible to spot these companies. Can mission-driven companies be identified in advanced and drive long-term […]

Does culture determine a successful business?
January 26, 2015

Prior to starting Que Ventures, then I had a successful career in financial services.  It was successful from the outsider’s perspective because I was compensated nicely.  I worked with lots of fantastic people, and they are the reason it took me so long to start another business.  My friends and family would complain they hated […]

Is it a good time to start a business?
January 22, 2015

We started Que Ventures roughly six months ago.  We thought about starting Que Ventures for about 3-4 years before Que got off the ground. Everyone has something that makes them a little awesome.  We think there is a budding entrepreneur in most people, and they just need a little support to make it happen.  If […]