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Why I Suck At Investing In Startups

The first time I ever put my own money into a startup that I did not found, I felt like I was onto something amazing. It turned into a disaster so quickly and quietly that I've never felt comfortable investing since. (8.7.18 )

What I tell people who ask if they should work for a startup

The primary factor, maybe the only factor, when deciding between a corporate job and a startup job comes down to personal outlook. Do you want a job or do you want an adventure? (7.31.18 )

Understanding How To Implement an AI Strategy

There's a growing gulf between those who understand artificial intelligence and those who don't. I think I've found a way to bridge the gap, and I hope to start doing that in this post. (7.25.18 )

How To Get Your Startup Acquired

It's time for entrepreneurs, especially those located anywhere that isn't Silicon Valley, to start seriously looking at acquisition as a legitimate exit. (7.17.18 )

The Problem With Artificial Intelligence Isn't the Science, It's the Application

Artificial Intelligence gets a bad rap, and as someone who has spent the last decade applying AI, I totally understand why. (7.10.18 )

What I Did When My Startup Was Stuck in Neutral

The worst kind of startup isn't the one that fails, it's the one that stagnates. In startup and small business, if you're not growing, you're dying. Maybe not today, maybe not tomorrow, but probably when you least expect it. (6.26.18 )

Five Self-Taught Skills That Made Me a Better Entrepreneur

We suck at teaching entrepreneurism, and that's mostly because the things entrepreneurs need to learn the most can't be taught in a classroom. (6.19.18 )

A Startup CEO Has One Job…

Look, everyone wants to be CEO. But very few entrepreneurs understand exactly what that job entails. (6.12.18 )

What I Learned From Selling Two Startups In 12 Months

Entrepreneurs succeed by figuring out what they're doing wrong and making the right adjustments. But a lot of entrepreneurs don't realize they can learn just as much from their successes as from their failures. (6.5.18 )

Saturday Morning Quarterback: There's a Lesson In Every Failure, Even When There's Not

Despite conventional wisdom, most startup failures happen not with a big, fiery explosion, but with the kind of splash a golf ball makes when it lands in a water hazard. (6.3.18 )

How To Sell Your Company to Potential Employees In 30 Seconds

If you want the best people to come and work for you, you have to sell your company to them. In this post, I'm going to break down my elevator pitch to potential employees. (5.23.18 )

Saturday Morning Quarterback: The Summer of Do It Yourself

Here's a helpful little program I created for my kids to enforce self-reliance and self-confidence. Not long after, I realized I should probably follow the program myself, and it has helped me as much or more than it helped them. (5.19.18 )

Can Anyone Learn To Be an Entrepreneur?

I firmly believe that almost anyone can learn to be an entrepreneur, but I'm also convinced that you can't learn to be an entrepreneur in a classroom. (5.15.18 )

You're not here to finish 2nd

Your game will improve dramatically the moment you decide you need to win. I know this sounds like random, useless success-speak, but there's a truth here that too many people figure out too late. (5.12.18 )

Startup is for everyone, so why doesn't everyone try it?

I've always preached that anyone can and should do startup at some point in their career. A conversation with a complete stranger totally changed my mind about why most people don't jump into entrepreneurship. (5.8.18 )

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