How I learned to stop worrying about my sales funnel (and embraced the unpredictable)

You or I could go to any marketing conference, anywhere in the world, and we’d hear about sales funnels. How to build them, how to...

3 Skills You Need To Master In The First Year Of Your Startup.

The first year of a startup school shouldn’t be seen as make or break. So many startups just look at the prize in the distance,...

How To Influence People

We all want to be cookie cutter good citizens that pay our tax’s, get married young, have two perfect kids, drive a perfect car,...

Have a Dream? Here Are 5 Actionable Steps You Can Take to Make It...

How many times have you watched that documentary on your favorite artist? How many times have you listened to that inspirational podcast? How many times have...

Why slow growth is good for business

“The way the failures die is they run out of money.” It’s probably no surprise that these words were spoken by Paul Graham during an interview. What is...

My Thoughts On Money After Being Both Rich And Poor

I’ve been in financial situations where I couldn’t even afford a pizza. I know what it’s like to have more money than you can spend....

Why Lawyers Don’t Run Startups

Startups need to have a great lawyer, accountant, patent attorney, etc. But founders need to know how to ask for their advice and when...

Unemployed At 25: How To Recover

At 25, life got real for me. I got served the sort of challenge that knocks you flat on your ass. It was yet...

3 Insane Lies We Tell Ourselves About Our Need to Learn

Everyone wants to be a master. No one wants to be a student. “Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were...

A guide to Minimalist Web Design

First I admit that I am not a web designer, but a design lover, and what you are going to read are not my...

I Quit my Job …. Started my Startup and then Ruined my Life…

Corporate Job are Good…Startups are Better ….But Working For Yourself is the Best…. I was working for one of the top banking firms… A banking life where...

Facebook has a Big Tobacco Problem

Facebook’s problems are more than a temporary bad PR issue. Its behavior contributes to a growing negative view of the entire tech industry. In 1996,...

Simply Changing My LinkedIn Bio Changed My Priorities: Try It For Yourself

I regularly give talks on social media and the importance of LinkedIn for professionals and entrepreneurs. A couple of months ago I decided to...

Why startups are dying left and right

52 games over the course of six years That’s how long it took before the creators of Angry Birds launched their successful game from the verge of bankruptcy...

Why Google Should Sell Nest.

Promise vs Reality When Google acquired Nest in 2014 it was the biggest acquisition of an energy tech company. Nest had taken the lowly thermostat and made...

Go-To-Market Fit: The Missing Link for Enterprise Growth

By Bob Tinker and Tae Hea Nahm If you spend time in the incubators, accelerators, or coffee shops of tech hubs, you’re bound to hear...