Come hang with me while I interview Atlanta startup legend Charles Brewer!

February 12, 2015

I’m so excited about this! On March 2nd I am going to be interviewing Charles Brewer in a fireside chat. Charles, as many of you know, is one of the first startup successes in Atlanta, founding MindSpring in 1994. I’ve become friends with Charles over the last year and he has some awesome stories to tell. […]

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4 questions answered by successful entrepreneurs: Part 3

February 6, 2015

One of the participants in Advice For Good, after donating an hour of time to a charity and then blogging about it on the AFG website, asked me if she could ask the list of advisors four questions to help her with her startup. What a great way to use the AFG community! Because each question has many answers, I’ll share […]

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Great (and free) opportunity for Atlanta startups from Stanford Business School

February 5, 2015

I have written about my new friend, Huggy (Stanford Business School), on this blog before: Think of your startup like a beach volleyball team. I’m excited to announce that he’s holding a free workshop for Atlanta startups next week! Check out the information below, I hope you can take advantage of this great opportunity! Dear […]

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4 questions answered by successful entrepreneurs: Part 2

February 3, 2015

One of the participants in Advice For Good, after donating an hour of time to a charity and then blogging about it on the AFG website, asked me if she could ask the list of advisors four questions to help her with her startup. What a great way to use the AFG community! Because each question has many answers, I’ll share […]

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4 questions answered by successful entrepreneurs: Part 1

February 2, 2015

One of the participants in Advice For Good, after donating an hour of time to a charity and then blogging about it on the AFG website, asked me if she could ask the list of advisors four questions to help her with her startup. What a great way to use the AFG community! Because each question has […]

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Which book should I read next?

January 31, 2015

I want to read more in 2015, and I’ll give myself a B- so far. I basically spent January finishing off a few books that I had slacked off on over the years, and I’m just about finished with the last one: Creativity, Inc. It’s just about time for me to pick the next one. Below are books […]

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No to-do system can be a substitute for discipline

January 28, 2015

I’ve been analyzing various to-do processes and applications for some time. Here are just some recent examples of things I’ve written about in this vein. But I’ve come to an important realization lately: No system is going to make you more productive. It’s your mindset and your ability to be disciplined that allow you to get […]

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5 startup questions I was asked at the Founders Institute event last night

January 22, 2015

Last night I spoke at a Founders Institute meetup located at FortyFour, a digital agency that a few friends of mine run. Somewhere around 40 people showed up, some of which had already started a business and some that were hoping to one day. After briefly telling them my story (in a nutshell: this + […]

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My Serial verdict

January 15, 2015

Alright, I have to weigh in on Serial (the greatest podcast ever). If you haven’t listened to Serial yet, put down your Palm Pilot and download it immediately! Plus, the rest of this won’t make any sense ;) I’ve had discussions with a lot of my friends about who they think killed Hae Min Lee, and […]

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Let’s abolish voicemail, who’s coming with me?

January 12, 2015

I feel like Jerry Maguire when he’s leaving the firm for the last time: I really despise voicemail. It’s a huge hassle and there are better ways to leave someone a message these days. In lieu of just deleting voicemail altogether (that seems kind of harsh), I just changed my voicemail to this: Hi, sorry […]

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