Today's Louisiana business shorts:
Louisiana business and organization shorts news today:
NOTMC Partners with Disney ABC, Delta Leadership Institute Accepts Applications, LABI Backs Export-Import Bank Reauthorization, National Pralines Day, Emerging Philanthropists Accepts Proposals, Entergy General Counsel Honorary Chair of Justice for All Ball and Explore WWII Museum's Digital Collections
You can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make it drink.
Louisiana is known for many things, and being a gracious host is one of them. We open our homes to our fellow man in times of emergency. We open our hearts and wallets to our community, time and time again, whenever there is a need. And, of course, we open our tailgates and parties to anyone looking to pass a good time. We are that type of people.
How does an incoming leader take charge of a statewide powerful business organization following the very successful years performed by the predecessor?
Stephen Waguespack has some mighty big shoes to fill.
Congrats to Charlie Agostino and the wonderful work being performed at the Louisiana Business and Technology Center for their latest achievements.
“The moving finger writes and having writ moves on, nor all thy piety nor wit can lure it back to cancel half a line, nor all thy tears wash out a word of it,” wrote Omar Khayyam, in “The Rubaiyat,” as translated by Edward J. Fitzgerald.
My personal congratulations to Stephen Waguespack, who has been picked to head the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry replacing the retiring Dan Juneau.
-This will be my next to last column as President of LABI. I thought I would use it to share a few words of caution to my friends in the business community.