News with " Summer of Innovation - Launch & Learn" as a topic

Now that 2011 is drawing to a close I have been reflecting on 2010. I think about what I have accomplished, writing this series of articles has been an accomplishment. I am grateful to you readers and to those of you who have told me you read my column. Your words give me confidence and drive to do a better job in the coming year.

 In my first column, I suggested people in our ...


Commercial Space FrontiersBringing the Industry Home

By Joe BurgessPhotography by Joe Burgess and Courtsey of the Space Development FountationFor the article online at Las Cruces Magazine click hereFor a pdf of the Las Cruces Magazine click here

The development of commercial space as a viable industry for southern New Mexico is rapidly materializing. Years of behind-the-scenes efforts have resulted in large research and project funding ...


As I start to write this article in Microsoft Word, I click to open a Blank document. Yet, I have been writing this article in my mind since I hit the send button on the last article.  There's really no Blank document, just a page waiting for words. Here they come.

I feel like I am talking to my friends when I write. I store things in the two weeks between articles then share ...


Under Promise and Over Deliver.

Under promise and over deliver. A key strategy to success in business, and life. The implications are that you know what you want to do, are able to communicate it and then deliver. Delivering promised results is a key trust building behavior. As I plan my goals for 2013 for the Student Launch Program (SLP), I realize delivering results is getting more complex.

A goal of the Student Launch Program ...