About Me

Father.
Partner.
Terrible guitar player.
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Top posts:

  • 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…
  • Privacy vs UtilityPrivacy vs Utility “Can I get your postal code?” We’ve all had this question as we check out of our grocery store or local Ikea. Companies looking for our data to help them…
  • 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…
  • 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…
  • The REAL Innovators DilemmaThe REAL Innovators Dilemma Do something different. Challenge the status quo. Don't build something that already exists. Stop building features, build products that move people. Be innovative. Be first. Be unique. This is the…
  • 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…
  • 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…
  • 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…