About Me

Father.
Partner.
Terrible guitar player.
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Top posts:

  • A guy like meA guy like me When I was younger, in my early 20's or thereabouts, and starting my first technology business, I was seeking advice and building my network. After each meeting with someone I…
  • The four horsemen coming from the apocalypseThe four horsemen coming from the apocalypse https://youtu.be/l4UFQWKjy_I?t=12 Do you remember that scene from Austin Powers? That scene has been playing out in my head as we slowly emerge from the clutches of the pandemic and head…
  • Office...schmoffice...Office…schmoffice… Corporate America is about to be tested. There is a revolution that is underway that will challenge even the most financially secure companies in a way that has never before…
  • Transparent leadershipTransparent leadership When the 2009 financial crisis hit my company I was confident we could ride it out. We had endured a pretty rough ride but our revenue was well up year…
  • You need to have a reading strategyYou need to have a reading strategy I don’t think I finished my first book, cover to cover, until I was 13. It was as if my eyelids responded to words on a page like they were…
  • There HAS to be a planThere HAS to be a plan I’ve spent most of my life trying to avoid plans. They always seem to be the opposite of being agile. They have rules. They are strict. They don’t allow for…
  • Why hardware is so hardWhy hardware is so hard It takes a certain kind of crazy to get into building a company around hardware. To invent something from scratch that people find valuable is hard enough at the best…
  • From hustler to operatorFrom hustler to operator Hustling Is a young mind’s game. That doesn’t mean that it is only for the young, it means that to do it all the time is to waste energy that…
  • You need multiple streamsYou need multiple streams If you can sing you are a threat. If you can sing and dance you are a double threat. If you can sing, dance and act you are a triple…
  • For the love of itFor the love of it When I was a kid I only loved Elvis Presley and baseball. These were both incredibly important and influential in their own way but weren’t things that I could realistically…