Think of your startup like a beach volleyball team

September 24, 2014

I had the great fortune last week to be able to meet Stanford Business School professor, Huggy Rao. What an amazing guy and rest assured, I’ll be referencing him in many blog posts in the future as I have pages upon pages of notes from his talk, plus I’m reading his book, Scaling Up Excellence, […]

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Yes, this.

September 21, 2014
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A contrary view on getting into business with your friends

September 15, 2014

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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I was blown away when I visited the Center for Civic Innovation!

September 10, 2014

I get to hear about a lot of great non-profit / community efforts in Atlanta. One thing I love about this city is it really embraces “giving back”. This week I met with an amazing guy (Rohit) who has started The Center for Civic Innovation, and I was BLOWN AWAY. Freaking awesome concept. According to the […]

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What it will take for the iPhone 6 to get me back

September 8, 2014

Will Apple introduce a killer iWatch tomorrow?  Tomorrow at 1pm EST is the big Apple event where there will be new iPhones, new iPads and likely, the iWatch. You can watch it live via the Apple website. I’ve been asked by a lot of my friends if I’m considering switching back to the iPhone after […]

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Dragon Army – looking back on the first year

September 5, 2014

What an amazing first year it’s been at Dragon Army. I’m so glad I made the decision to start this company and while I’m thrilled with the progress we’ve made, I can honestly say we’re just getting started. Game on. Pics and thoughts on the Dragon Army blog ;)

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Using Trello as a priority desktop

September 3, 2014

Ah, the continued quest to find the perfect task management / email / to-do / etc. tool. It’s never-ending! For the longest time now I’ve been very happy using email as my prime tool for managing to-do list and workload. Between email and my calendar, I’m able to be very efficient with my time. The missing ingredient […]

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When it comes to your job, passion should trump money every time

August 28, 2014

I went to visit a friend at his new job recently and he seemed like an entirely different person. He lit up when he talked about the business and the work that he’s doing. Heck, I wanted to work there after hearing him talk about it! I felt like high-fiving people on the street after I […]

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The disappointing Kreyos watch

August 25, 2014

Way, way, way back in June of last year, I backed the Kreyos watch on Indiegogo. At the time, the Kreyos was positioned to be the most amazing watch the world had seen. And I blogged about it in my post, 11 Reasons I Backed the Kreyos Smartwatch. Unfortunately, after I wrote that post, 708 people […]

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Teaching an old dog (me) new tricks

August 22, 2014

I’m constantly studying entrepreneurs (both via media and in person), as well as successful startups and companies, in an effort to continue learning and growing as a CEO. Many of my favorite books are great examples of this. Dragon Army will be a year old in 11 days (September 1st). The amount of things I’ve […]

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