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Start-up guidelines for building sales teams

As founder of two market-leading tech startups, and now a third up and coming market leader, I’ve experienced a lot in building sales teams. One thing that I’ve picked up along the [...] read more

Why It’s Noble to Be An Innovator

We’ve all been there: you’re at your college or high-school reunion, talking with old acquaintances, and the question comes up: “so, what do you do now?” We all have friends [...] read more

Persevere, Laugh at the Absurd and Let Nothing Get on Your Nerves

Over the last decade I’ve received the following question a hundred times: What should we do if (insert specific b [...] read more

Everyone is in the software business

Everyone is in the software business You may not know it, but you are in the software business, no matter what your actual business may appear to be. It doesn't matter what you produce, [...] read more

The State of Startup Marketing

About five years or s [...] read more

You’re Never Ready to be an Entrepreneur. But its Always the Right Time to Start.

I joined InnovateVMS, now GatewayVMS, back an incredibly distant 13 months ago. As I sit here writing this, I've been around the [...] read more

Why I’m Moving from San Francisco to St. Louis

I’ve already written about why St. Louis is awes [...] read more

Not All Mentors Are Created Equal

"Advice is a dangerous gift, even from the wise to the wise, and all courses may run ill." -J. R. R. Tolkien I'm pretty harsh on formal mentorship programs - some might argu [...] read more

6 things to know about Startup Voodoo, the tech conference taking over Ballpark Village

Could Startup Voodoo, a conference focused on Midwest entrepreneurship and startups that is scheduled for Sept. 25, eventually do for St. Louis what the accla [...] read more