3 Step Marketing Field Guide

First time here or an old friend? Regardless, thanks for stopping by. Get useful info by subscribing for free to my posts. Thank you for visiting!The goal of any field guide is to lead you … Read more →

By Doing

In the last year I’ve seen dozens, if not hundreds, of courses offering to teach you anything from axe making, to developing in JavaScript, to self-publishing and countless others. The ability to learn almost anything … Read more →

Startup Lessons On Branding

Sorry I’ve been a little out of touch recently. Having never launched a business like this before, there’s tons of learning. One of the first lessons learned is about developing a brand culture. We started … Read more →

Ego: The Most Expensive Thing You Own

“Your ego is the most expensive thing you’ll ever own.” One of the biggest obstacles for success (in life) is ego. I’ve seen too many failed businesses and wrecked relationships due to ego problems. Small … Read more →

Starting Matters

We talk a lot about finishing without giving starting its due credit. Starting matters. A lot. I’m not talking about the world of minimum viable products (MVP) or getting something shipped so you can learn. … Read more →

Movie Lessons: Ira Glass Teaches Us To Fight Through The Gap

I’ve seen Ira Glass’ YouTube interview on storytelling several times. I was thrilled when I ran across this video clip about the GAP on Vimeo. Here’s the thing. When we set out to do something … Read more →

Lighting Up The Dark

A few weeks ago, I alluded to a new project I’m launching soon. A lot of pieces are falling into place, and as we get closer to shipping, the battle against fear grows stronger. I’d … Read more →