I am most engaged, satisfied and passionate when I am getting my hands and mind dirty knee deep in the active creation process. It’s a risky, chaotic, intuitive process. Both in business and in life there are two differing positions that you can be in. Hands dirty and knee deep in it creating Or…… Continue reading Hands Dirty and Knee Deep in the Messy, Risky Act of Creation
There is a great deal of myth and legend surrounding the idea of entrepreneurs. Investors love entrepreneurs because we make them lots of money. Of course we lose them lots of money even more often. Employees love entrepreneurs because they create jobs and a culture that is inspiring and exciting. The media loves entrepreneurs because…… Continue reading Can You Hire an Entrepreneur?
There is a mythos surrounding the perfect pitch in the tech startup world.The mythical elevator pitch that you can whip out in under 30 seconds for that rare life changing moment when instead of getting your ass kicked by Solange you find that your elevator car mate is Marc Andreesen. You have practiced and polished…… Continue reading The Perfect Pitch – Can You Really Get VC Laid In An Elevator?
My Wife Is An Entrepreneur. She is at least as batshit crazy as I am. Most of our life she has felt the need to be the grounding rod to my lighting storms of lunacy. She has, to date, failed at this. My utter lunacy and overwhelming propensity to leap before looking overwhelms all safeguards…… Continue reading All You Have To Do Is Think Like An Employee. (So We’re Screwed.)
A friend on twitter asked me this question: What venture would you start if money was no object? I thought about it and realized that money has never been the object of why I started a venture. It is ALWAYS the roadblock and the downfall, but has not yet ever been the object. The Why.…… Continue reading If Money Is Not the Object, What Is?