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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 )

How Entrepreneurs Make Great Decisions (and how they live with colossally bad ones)

One of the most difficult skills for an entrepreneur to master is solid decision making. But decision making is the Executive part of Chief Executive Officer, and you've got to have it. (5.2.18 )

How Much Should I Get Paid to Work At a Startup?

One of the toughest questions I get about startup happens to also be one that I get the most often: How much of a pay cut should I expect to go to work for a startup? (3.27.18 )

How To Find a Mentor For Your Startup

Every entrepreneur should have at least one mentor, if not several. But how do you find the mentor that's right for you, with all the knowledge, experience, and wisdom to get you where you need to be? (3.20.18 )

Three blind spots every growth stage tech entrepreneur misses

You've dragged your startup from idea to reality. You've raised a couple funding rounds, maybe some VC money. It's time to constantly be thinking about how it could all fall apart. (3.15.18 )

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