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Uncle Tom’s Corner-Tales, Trials, Travels & Travails

Uncle Tom’s Corner-Tales, Trials, Travels & Travails

  “Barbecue may not be the road to world peace but it’s a start.”- Anthony Bourdain   Greetings and welcome back to and from Uncle Tom’s Corner. As previously mentioned, there isn’t much going on in the competition barbecue world so sometimes it just makes...
Who’s Driving this Ship?

Who’s Driving this Ship?

Every day, millions of people travel.  It may be by plane, train, ship or another mode.  They get on the vessel and without knowing the pilot or captain, they trust they will get to the destination safely. They willing to climb aboard and just trust in a person they...
FHA Clamps Down on Risky Government-Backed Mortgages

FHA Clamps Down on Risky Government-Backed Mortgages

The federal agency that insures mortgages for first-time home buyers is tightening its standards, concerned it is allowing too many risky loans to be extended. The Federal Housing Administration told lenders this month it would begin flagging more loans as high risk....
Success Is Not an Entitlement; You Have to Earn It Every Day

Success Is Not an Entitlement; You Have to Earn It Every Day

‘Success Is Not an Entitlement; You Have to Earn It Every Day,’ Howard Schultz Says The former Starbucks CEO shares his best advice for entrepreneurs in this exclusive Q&A. During Howard Schultz’s decades-long tenure as leader of Starbucks, he...
Focus Past the Fear

Focus Past the Fear

When a football player is running down the field ready to catch the ball, two thoughts can go through his mind… 1) I am going to catch this ball and make the play of the game! or 2) If I catch this ball,  it will be followed by a body crushing slam to the ground...