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What is it Like to Wake Up and Have the Press Ready to Torpedo Your Business?

What is it Like to Wake Up and Have the Press Ready to Torpedo Your Business?

In case you missed it, the press yesterday ran several stories questioning the viability of a wireless charging company I invested in called uBeam. Obviously my day turned out very differently than I had anticipated when I woke up, but it wasn’t half as bad as the entire team at uBeam must have felt yesterday. […]

CIO alert: Information technology is a $4 trillion global business

CIO alert: Information technology is a $4 trillion global business

Research from IT advocacy group, CompTIA, offers interesting data about the size, scope, and growth of the information technology industry. For CIOs and other IT professionals, understanding the trends can help you create company strategy, identify job opportunities, understand areas of growth, and sidestep the impact of industry weakness. For example, there is a skills […]

Getting Your Series A Mojo Back

Getting Your Series A Mojo Back

You Need to Find Your Mojo A Chip On Your Shoulder A few years ago I wrote a blog post on entrepreneurs with a chip on their shoulders. I think it’s an important read. A chip on one’s shoulder as in, “Fuck the system, it’s broken and I want to fix it” is exactly the […]

Stuck in the Middle With You

Stuck in the Middle With You

Stuck in the Middle With You Reservoir Dogs … If it’s lost on you Google it It’s safe to say that all eyes globally are on the United States right now with an election that feels more like a script of House of Cards than the sad reality we’re living. There are reasons to be despondent […]

Never Ask Two People to do One Person’s Job

Never Ask Two People to do One Person’s Job

Why you do me like that? Over the year’s I’ve tried to offer some tangible, practical advice to help people communicate more effectively. I’ve weighed in on: But one thing really drives me nucking futs and that’s asking two (or more!) people to do the job of one person. If you want somebody to action […]