Business Owners Drinking with Lawyer-Humans – CAP Resources and Family Businesses

When Laura Capper says that she is passionate about new ideas, she isn’t kidding.  And I love that about talking to her.

And she focuses that passion into her business CAP Resources, based in Houston, TX.  The first time I met Laura, we had a wonderful lunch during which I mentioned this budding business, GeoBiz Technology, and her interest in what I was up to was infectious.  It wasn’t that I was not interested or passionate.  It was simply still early days and I was very unsure of the concept.  Her advice and insight had a real impact on me.  I can only imagine the impact she has on the businesses of the entrepreneurs and business owners who engage CAP Resources.

Business Owners Drinking with Lawyer-Humans - Ep 06

In this episode, we talk about quite a lot – dogs, de-stressing, family businesses (including working with a spouse), and (of course) her passion for working with technology people who have big ideas.  It was difficult for me to edit – but I ended up cutting out information about her mentorship activities at Rice University, where she is an active alumna, and about her husband’s podcast(s) which you can look up here.

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We also drink a delicious wine – Amancaya Malbec/Cabernet Sauvignon.  I recommend it, if you can find a bottle.  I found ours at Spec’s.  Interesting side story: After filming this podcast episode, I plopped the wine key into my bag and promptly forgot about it.  A few days later, I was boarding a plane for a snowboarding getaway with Colin and got stopped going through security.  The wine key is a no-no for the TSA.    The TSA agent was very apologetic, but I found the whole thing quite amusing.

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