Entrepreneurship

Reflecting on Dragon Army’s two year anniversary

In August of 2013, Ryan, David, and I founded Dragon Army, then a consumer-focused mobile game and app studio based in the Atlanta Tech Village. Ryan, Richard, and I, on day one at Dragon Army at the Atlanta Tech Village Two years later, we’re a team of 25, located on the backside of Piedmont Park, and our…

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Listen up everyone, the land is that way!

Following up on my last post, If you aren’t experiencing failure, then you are making a far worse mistake: You are being driven by the desire to avoid it, there is another quote from the book, Creativity Inc., that extends the boat analogy: The director’s job is to say, “Land is that way.” Maybe land actually…

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If you aren’t experiencing failure, then you are making a far worse mistake: You are being driven by the desire to avoid it.

The better, more subtle interpretation is that failure is a manifestation of learning and exploration. If you aren’t experiencing failure, then you are making a far worse mistake: You are being driven by the desire to avoid it. And, for leaders especially, this strategy—trying to avoid failure by out-thinking it—dooms you to fail. As Andrew…

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