“If you wait for perfect conditions, you will never get anything done. Be sure to stay busy and plant a variety of crops, for you never know which will grow perhaps they all will. -Ecclesiastes 11:4-6 I stumbled across this verse the other day when I was playing Bible Roulette and I’m glad I did.…Continue readingIf you wait for perfect conditions, you will never get anything done.
Yesterday you said tomorrow. Tomorrow you’re going to go to the gym. Tomorrow you’re going to start running. Tomorrow you’re going to start writing that book you’ve always dreamed about. Tomorrow you’re going to quit your job and start your own business. Tomorrow you’re going to __________. Have you said any of these things to…Continue readingYesterday You Said Tomorrow
Pharmedio grew out of a pharmaceutical software project at dbVantage. It had so much potential with a growing market that I decided to form a company around it. While being CEO here, I learned how to build a startup. I also learned what could go wrong with startup.Continue readingPharmedio, Inc.
DB Ventures is my venture firm that will hold my future business endeavors. My plan for the long-term is to invest in multiple companies in various markets that will propel our lives forward into a better future. In a sense, this is almost my personal startup generator.Continue readingDB Ventures, LLC
This is my web design, development, and marketing firm that has strong roots throughout the Southeast. This is also where my entrepreneurial endeavors started to make some decent money. I’ve learned a lot from this business and it’s not slowing down any time soon.Continue readingdbVantage
This started off being my digital solutions company with the tag line, “Tailored Internet Solutions.” In my mind, I thought it was a great name, but when the first two clients I met with called it “Visex” instead of “V-Six,” I knew that name wasn’t going to be brandable. So, I decided to keep Vsix.co…Continue readingVsix.co
On 8/19/2011, I incorporated CitiLife, Inc., also in the State of Mississippi. This was the business that sparked my interests in the network effect of businesses and people everywhere. The idea for CitiLife was to be each city’s hyperlocal platform where the real news & communication could take place. CitiLife’s first location was HattiesburgLife, which…Continue readingCitiLife, Inc.
On 4/08/2010, I incorporated D.B. Hodge Investments, Inc., in the state of Mississippi. This was about 2 years into my day trading activities and I realized I needed a better way to structure my money and investment plans. From starting with penny stocks, I went on to trading options and buying tax liens. This company…Continue readingD.B. Hodge Investments, Inc.
“A feast is made for laughter, wine makes life merry, and money is the answer for everything.” – Ecclesiastes 10:19 “Money is the answer for everything…” This verse has always struck me as odd. This verse is coming from Solomon, the wisest & richest man who has ever lived. He went all out in indulging…Continue reading“A feast is made for laughter, wine makes life merry, and money is the answer for everything.” – Ecclesiastes 10:19
“One Nation, Under God” Remember that? After watching the news over the past weekend, I’ve become fed up. Our country is falling apart quickly, and it seems like people don’t want to do anything about it. We spend all of our time debating gun control, gay rights, immigration, and health care. Shouldn’t we spend…Continue readingOne Nation, Under God