A Founder’s Life

Posted on April 8, 2011 by

On Perseverance

Perseverance [pur-suh-veer-uhns] –noun steady persistence in a course of action, a purpose, a state, etc., especially in spite of difficulties, obstacles, or discouragement. Theology / continuance in a state of grace to the end, leading to eternal salvation. Brilliance. Creativity. Ingenuity. Connections. These are all qualities which, if you possess them, will increase your chances of succeeding as an entrepreneur. Smart, creative people who can think outside the box and utilize their network of connections are well equipped to maneuver the pitfalls Read More

Posted on February 2, 2011 by

More ideas than time.

Over the years I’ve picked up quite a few domains, most of which I will likely never use or make any money from. Domain buying is definitely an impulse decision, and apparently I’ve given into the impulse enough times that I’ve built up quite a stable of decent ones. Notice I say decent; none of Read More

Posted on January 14, 2011 by

Using Quora to promote your local business.

I recently answered a question over on Quora entitled “How can Quora help promote local businesses?” and thought I would re-post it here in case you missed it. I’d love to hear your thoughts in the comments – do you agree with my suggestions or care to offer a differing opinion? How can Quora help Read More

Posted on December 16, 2010 by

Just build something.

I get approached by fledgling “business guy” entrepreneurs all the time asking me for advice on how they turn their idea into a living, breathing product. Usually they think a strong business plan, well laid out mock-ups, and grand ideas for monetization will eventually attract the eyes of technical co-founders or investors.  I used to Read More

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