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Review: Runner

— by BEV QUESTAD — Guor Mading Maker (aka Guor Marial) went from scavenging nuts and mangoes to survive at age 8 or 9 in Northern Sudan to becoming an American college graduate and Olympic marathon runner. This is a true, inspiring story of what America, at her best, can do for people in the […]
Tags: Reviews, Movies, America, Bill Gallagher, George Thomson, Northern Sudan, Guor Mading Maker, Lukas Schrank, Guor Marial


Zuckerberg’s Priority; BackRub & Burbn; 3 Strategies for Women

Dear ScaleUps,  Hope it’s been a productive and purposeful week. Here are some insights/opportunities to help you outlearn/outthink the competition. …while I’m glad I did annual challenges over the last decade, it’s time to do something different. This decade I’m going to take a longer-term focus.   Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook CEO 3 Strategies Women Can Use to Be Heard at Work -- This Fortune article details three ways women can deal with mansplaining, bropr...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Leadership, Instagram, Australia, Sydney, Shark Tank, Odeo, Zuckerberg, Max, Ben, Bill Gallagher, Better Book Club, John Ratliff


15 Potential IPOs; Bailey Book; Biggest Biz Deals; #1 Lesson to $14 billion

Dear ScaleUps,  Hope it’s been a productive and purposeful week. Here are some insights/opportunities to help you outlearn/outthink the competition. You’ll never change your life until you change something you do daily. The secret of your success is found in your daily routine .   John C. Maxwell as quoted in Vitamin B (For Business) Latest ScaleUp News -- Airbnb, Gitlab and 13 other unicorn startups potentially going public; Micro...
Tags: Amazon, Leadership, Microsoft, Africa, Steve, Todd Mckinnon, Todd, John C Maxwell, Bailey, Bill Gallagher, Andy Bailey, Better Book Club, John Ratliff, Verne, Steve Hall, Amazon Associate


Dog Died, Marriage in Trouble; Five-Year Turnaround; Trillion Dollar Biz; Feb 10 Sydney

Dear ScaleUps,  Hope it’s been a productive and purposeful week. Here are some insights/opportunities to help you outlearn/outthink the competition. After 10 years in business, our tutoring company, SurePrep Learning goes under after the elimination of a federal tutoring program. We are forced to lay off 22 beloved team members. My mom passes away. Our dog dies in a tragic accident. We have marital issues at home. I am hanging on by a thread.   The Rest of David Dodge’s...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Leadership, California, Sydney, Time Magazine, Icc, Shark Tank, DUBLIN Ireland, Google Facebook, SBA, Bill Gallagher, Better Book Club, John Ratliff, Verne, Katica Roy


Dyson’s Decision; Father of iPod; Japan’s Coach; Shanghai Next Week

Dear ScaleUps,  Hope it’s been a productive and purposeful week. Here are some insights/opportunities to help you outlearn/outthink the competition. …the silver lining of this horrible decision is we can concentrate on those (other exciting projects).   James Dyson on deciding to stop electric car project Latest ScaleUp News -- Entries still open for Amazon ScaleUp Awards; Bob Glazer’s Elevate book excerpt – this news and more at Scal...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Japan, UK, Leadership, Steve Jobs, Scotland, Samsung, Bbc, Ireland, Shanghai, Sony, Tony Fadell, James Dyson, Dyson, Fortune


PE-backed Offen Petroleum to buy Allied Energy’s business assets

Offen Petroleum, which is backed by Lariat Partners, has agreed to acquire the business assets of Arizona-based Allied Energy, a fuel distributor. No financial terms were disclosed. PRESS RELEASE DENVER, May 1, 2019 – Offen Petroleum, one of the largest fuel distributors in the Western US, announced today that it has agreed to acquire the business assets of Allied Energy, an Arizona based fuel distributor. Going forward, the business will operate as Offen Petroleum. Offen Petroleum is a portfoli...
Tags: Colorado, Trends, Arizona, M&a, Las Vegas, Nevada, Denver, PHOENIX Arizona, Western US, Bill Gallagher, PE, Lariat Partners, Phoenix Tucson, Offen, Meridian Associates, Offen Petroleum


PE-backed Offen Petroleum buys Overland Petroleum

Offen Petroleum, which is backed by Lariat Partners, has acquired St. George, Utah-based Overland Petroleum, a fuel distributor. No financial terms were disclosed. PRESS RELEASE DENVER, September 26, 2018 – Offen Petroleum, a leading independent fuel distributor, announced today that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of Overland Petroleum, a respected fuel distributor. Offen Petroleum, a portfolio company of Lariat Partners (“Lariat”), a Denver-based private equity firm, is a...
Tags: Colorado, Trends, M&a, Denver, Overland, Rocky Mountains, Southwest, St George Utah, Bill Gallagher, PE, Lariat Partners, Conoco Phillips, Offen, Offen Petroleum, Gwen Stukey, Overland Petroleum


Lariat-backed Offen Petroleum agrees to buy fuel distributor Overland Petroleum

Lariat Partners-backed Offen Petroleum, a fuel distributor, agreed to buy the business assets of fuel distribution company Overland Petroleum. The combination will create one of the largest fuel distributors in the greater Rocky Mountain region. The deal is expected to close in the third quarter. Press Release Offen Petroleum, a leading independent fuel distributor, announced today that it has signed a binding agreement to acquire the business assets of Overland Petroleum, a respected fuel distr...
Tags: Colorado, Trends, New Mexico, Denver, Overland, Rocky Mountains, Southwest, Rocky Mountain, St George Utah, Bill Gallagher, PE Deals, Lariat Partners, Conoco Phillips, Offen, Offen Petroleum, Gwen Stukey


Apple’s Trillion; MDW’s Trillion; Top of Mind; SMP Detroit, KC, Sydney, London

"... insights for scaleups" HEADLINES: If you can get the right people to think of you at the right times, you can accomplish great things.   John Hall, author Top of Mind Apple Tops $1 Trillion -- OK, it's old news (a week), but still a significant milestone for a company whose iconic founder passed away almost 7 years ago It's worth 1 minute to read Reuter's reporting on the memo CEO Tim Cook sent out to Apple's 120,000 employees. It...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Leadership, Harvard, Tim Cook, Sydney, Bloomberg Businessweek, Kansas City, Detroit, Denver, Hall, Shark Tank, John Hall, Geek Squad, Neil Rackham, Bill Gallagher


GENEROSITIES from MISTER McGOWN: “DAVEY TOUGH” on YOUTUBE

I’ve been collecting jazz records as long as I’ve been fascinated by the music.  When I began, so much of the music I craved was not easily available, so I turned to other collectors for assistance, trading items back and … Continue reading →
Tags: Youtube, Generosity, Wow, Bliss, Jazz, Collecting, Helen Ward, Bill Gallagher, Generosities, It's All True, Jazz Titans, The Heroes Among Us, The Real Thing, The Things We Love, Jazz Lives, Michael Steinman


Lariat Partners invests in Offen Petroleum

Lariat Partners has made an investment in Offen Petroleum, a provider of fuel, lubricants and logistics services in Colorado and the Rocky Mountain region. No financial terms were disclosed. Stephens Inc served as financial adviser to Offen Petroleum on the transaction. PRESS RELEASE DENVER, January 10, 2018 – Lariat Partners (“Lariat”), a Denver-based private equity firm, announced today that it has made a significant investment in Offen Petroleum (“Offen” or the “Company”), a leading independe...
Tags: Colorado, Trends, Denver, The Company, Rocky Mountain, Stephens Inc, Bill Gallagher, PE Deals, Lariat Partners, Offen, Offen Petroleum, Gwen Stukey, Jay Coughlon, Stephens Inc Stephens Inc, Offen Petroleum Inc


Netflix has a trailer for a new crime show people are calling the next 'True Detective'

The first trailer for Netflix's "Paranoid" is earning the show comparisons to HBO's "True Detective." The streaming service just recently announced that it had boarded the production as a coproducer with UK's ITV — and already we have a trailer. "Paranoid" follows the investigation of the murder of a female doctor in broad daylight and right in front of her son. As to be expected, the obvious things are probably wrong and the investigation takes some wild turns. At the same time, the drama of th...
Tags: Hbo, UK, Trends, Netflix, Kevin Doyle, Luke Cage, Don, Bill Gallagher, Robert Glenister


‘Downton Abbey’ Creator Carnival to Produce ‘Jamestown’

LONDON — “Downton Abbey” creator Carnival Films is to produce eight-part drama series “Jamestown,” which charts the early days of the first British settlers as they embark on their new lives in America. The show, which has been commissioned by European pay TV operator Sky, is written by Bill Gallagher (“Lark Rise to Candleford,” “The... Read more »
Tags: TV, London, News, Global, America, Sky, Downtown Abbey, Jamestown, Bill Gallagher, Carnival Films


Solar energy creates hot debate in Sunshine State

Bill Gallagher said he's made more trips to Tallahassee "than I can tell you" in an effort to get state lawmakers to support renewable energy. After not making any headway, he and other proponents decided to try and take the issue directly to voters.
Tags: Sunshine State, Tallahassee, Bill Gallagher