Talk Is Cheap, Building And Innovating Is What Really Matters 3

Tweet Last July I made a conscious decision to stop going to conferences and start focusing on building businesses. I was tired of flying to different conferences that felt like it netted no return for me. Currently, it doesn’t help me one bit to attend a conference, let alone speak ...

Get your REAL MBA through experience, not a classroom 4

I saw a tweet posted by Mark Suster talking about getting your REAL MBA by working for yourself and it reminded me of where I learned so much, outside of school. I made this decision early on by going to a small tech school that no one knew about and ...

No Excuses: Get rid of people that don’t execute. 22

Tweet After this post, some people are going to think I’m a jerk, and that’s fine. After all, not everyone is going to love you and you’re doing something wrong if you don’t offend a few people. But, for those that know me, know that I am not and that ...

Building Traction with Search and Social Media Visibility 11

Over the last few months I’ve seen an interesting cross section of startups to large brands and marketers to developers that are all running businesses. There has been one thing that ties all of these people together, and that is gaining traction and visibility to your website or business online. ...

Recap of Startups Uncensored #5: Raising Angel Money from Investors 2

I want to start by saying that raising funding or Angel Capital is something I have ABSOLUTELY no experience with, so, it was absolutely great to hear a panel on something where I was thoroughly engaged. Not to mention the rock star line up of Los Angeles Technology entrepreneurs that ...