Each and every one of us has had those moments. We fall down – whether from exhaustion, lack of commitment, or just the circumstances of the environment. Almost always there is someone there to help us back to our feet.
There are days as an entrepreneur when you actually loathe the thought of touching a computer. Or picking up a pen and writing an idea down. Or even putting on pants.
Star Trek, Space Shuttles and Steve Jobs
When I learned that DeForest Kelley died, I had this gnawing pit in my stomach. Like something truly unique and special would be gone, forever. James Doohan’s death inspired a similar feeling. When I learned that they were retiring the space shuttle program, there it was again. I have that same feeling today.
Aim for One
This is what social media is. It’s not a race for fans, followers, friends, views, or subscribers, like those things are a scarce and limited resource. They’re not. Here’s what is rare: actual relationships that require and earn attention from both parties.
Screw Doom and Gloom. I’m Excited!
With enough tenacity, enough small victories, enough follow-through, you can do anything. The problem? Most people aim too low for enough.
Ideal Customers? Think Again – Find the Jerks
You know how to recognize the people you want to sell to – because they’re just like you.
Angry Nerds and Violating Expectations
The one in which I present you with a tale of two very different software updates.
How Not To Engage Your Community
Every so often, I see someone try to rally their network in a way that makes me cringe as if I’ve been kicked in the nuts.
Orange Julius is a tribute to a past age. This isn’t the big problem. The big problem facing Orange Julius is complacency.
The Role of Guile in Business Stories
A purple cow is still a cow, it just looks deceptively funky. Only the bravest of the brave will attempt to milk one.