The main problem with this great obsession for Saving Time is very simple: you can’t Save time. You can only spend it. But you can spend it wisely or foolishly.
Fact-based decision making is crucial in today’s world. Whether it is in business or your personal life data and facts are necessary to support quality decisions. The issue is that most people have a skewed outdated worldview.
Growing and marketing a technology company is different than other industries. New technology often is misunderstood, mischaracterized, or simply too technical for most people to understand. How do you grow a technology business like Salesforce or YouTube? In Crossing the Chasm Geoffrey Moore discusses how the notion of the hockey stick growth, the up and... Continue Reading →
Setting your own hours, being your own boss - oh the life of an entrepreneur. You can do what you want when you want because you are the boss. Right? Not so fast says Ben Horowitz in his book The Hard Things about Hard Things. Horowitz talks about his time as CEO of Opsware a... Continue Reading →
The information age has changed global society by providing instant access to information, content, goods, and services. It has altered how our world works and who holds power. Now the tiny little smartphone in your pocket can do more than the most sophisticated computers of decades past. Technology has given people specializing in math, science,... Continue Reading →
There is a fine line between confidence and arrogance that many grapple with throughout life. I struggle sometimes to portray confidence in myself yet not fall prey to narcissism or overconfidence. Ego is the Enemy provides a new way of objectively looking at your life and dives into the possible outcomes of not actively fighting... Continue Reading →
This is a handy reference guide for different ways of approaching your thoughts. John C. Maxwell goes through different types of thinking highlighting what they are and how they can help you in your life. Maxwell highlights 11 different types of thinking giving examples from successful people of how this type of thinking has benefitted... Continue Reading →
Candy Crush, monopoly, chess, Mario Kart, FIFA, giant Jenga… games are a part of our lives from our youngest age. We learn to play games like peek-a-boo before we can even speak to make-believe games to more structured rule-based games like organized sports and board games. As adults, we play games like Sudoku, crossword puzzles,... Continue Reading →
In April I was able to attend my company’s sales incentive trip to San Diego for overachieving my quota targets. At the event, they brought in a speaker John Foley who led the Navy’s Blue Angels, the elite fighter pilots who perform extreme maneuvers in the air. John’s speech was very motivating but mostly humble.... Continue Reading →