That time I was interviewed on NPR

by jeffhilimire on September 30, 2014

A few weeks back I was interviewed by an old friend, Bill Nigut, on his radio show, Two Way Street. I was honored to be asked and then, to realize I was on the same segment as the great Clark Howard, I was blown away. The segment aired this past Saturday on NPR!

Here is a link to the interview, but be prepared, I talk a lot about games on it ;)

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10 Mistakes I’ve Made So You Won’t Have To – the PDF version thanks to Foundr Magazine

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The publisher of Foundr Magazine reached out to me and asked if they could publish my blog post, Ten Mistakes I’ve Made So You Won’t Have To, in their October issue. And they were kind enough to send me a PDF of the article, which they did a fantastic job of making look much better than […]

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Startup CEOs should not play the odds

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Think of your startup like a beach volleyball team

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Yes, this.

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A contrary view on getting into business with your friends

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As is the case with every post on this blog, I can only speak from my personal experience. But in my experience, getting into business with friends is the best way to do it. I started my first company (Spunlogic) back in college with two of my best friends. We were such good friends that we […]

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Using Trello as a priority desktop

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