Jesus Jimenez

Jesus Jimenez
Jesus Jimenez is a staff writer for Dallas Morning News. He eats, breathes and sleeps Texas Rangers baseball. He also enjoys running, traveling and buying cool socks. 

Tragedy Pushed This Entrepreneur to Make a Difference

By Jesus Jimenez | November 15, 2015

When Brian Hansell’s 18-year-old son lost his life, he created a foundation as a way to honor him.

‘When You Operate From a Place of Passion, You Will Work Harder and Go Further’

By Jesus Jimenez | November 1, 2015

How this Bali-based entrepreneur learned the importance of finding your ‘why’ and leading a life of purpose

Start Small Win Big 2015: Houston House Flipper Wins the Annual Entrepreneur Contest

By Jesus Jimenez | October 15, 2015

A few years ago, Hector Perez of Houston met a friend with 16 rental houses who used the equity from those properties to quit his corporate job and start his own insurance agency. “The cash flow from those homes helped him pay the living expenses for his family,” Perez says. “When I learned that, I was…

Longchamp: ‘We Have Always Been in the Spirit of the Moment’

By Jesus Jimenez | October 5, 2015

In 1948 Jean Cassegrain decided to turn his leather-covered tobacco pipe business into a more general leather goods company. He called it Longchamp, after the Hippodrome (racecourse) de Longchamp in Paris. When Cassegrain died in 1972—one year after branching out into the business of women’s handbags—Jean’s wife took over. When she died in 1980, their…

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Top of Mind: What Characteristic Does Every Leader Need?

By Jesus Jimenez | July 1, 2015

It’s important to embody strength and warmth in order to really engage and captivate the people around you. This will help them feel connected, supported and excited about working with you while following your lead. —Julie Greenbaum, co-founder and chief revenue officer of FCancer Confidence and communication are just crucial. You’ve got to have those…

Top of Mind: What Does It Take to Be a Successful Entrepreneur?

By Jesus Jimenez | June 1, 2015

To succeed once a business launches, business owners must be passionate about what they are doing. Their passion will permeate everything they do. The business owner has to stay focused—too many business owners get distracted. —Gerry David, CEO and president of Celsius Holdings Related: 5 Things Successful Entrepreneurs Do on the Weekends Successful entrepreneurs are persistent and…

I Gave Up Drinking for Lent—and Here Are the 5 Things I Learned

By Jesus Jimenez | April 6, 2015

First let’s get something straight. I am not an alcoholic—not even close. I’d call myself a social drinker, someone who enjoys a cold one on the weekends and sometimes, sporadically, during the week (after the 9-to-5 grind, of course). But, recently, I noticed how much weight I’d put on—I was growing a beer belly… and…

How the Oprah Winfrey Network Thrives Under Co-Leadership

By Jesus Jimenez | March 13, 2015

At the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN), it’s all about teamwork. So it stands to reason that the cable enterprise would have co-presidents. Sheri Salata joined Harpo Studios in 1995, while Erik Logan came on board in 2008 and still refers to himself as “the new kid.” The two were named OWN co-presidents in 2011, the year the…