Monday, February 27, 2012
A few years ago, I started a Groundhog Day tradition at Punchbowl.
We've always made February 2nd a company holiday (yes, it's my favorite
reason to celebrate), and in the last few years...
Thursday, February 9, 2012
Most product demos are disastrous. I’ve gone through more trainwrecks
than I would care to have, and thought I’d share some of my scars and
random learnings on the topic...
Expert Advice, Lessons Learned, Voices
Tuesday, February 7, 2012
I recently had coffee with a friend and former colleague whom I met
working at Google. We’ll call him Jake. Jake now works in education, at a
premier music and arts school outside...
Best Practices, Expert Advice, Lessons Learned, Voices
Friday, February 3, 2012
I am often asked “what is new and exciting” by pretty much anyone that
knows what I do for a living. And it is a great question that I relish
answering – usually. Of late, however...
Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Opinions, Technology Trends, Voices
Wednesday, January 25, 2012
The stories at CES this week were many, but the biggest one was our friend, the TV. The magnitude of the CES show is stunning: 150k attendees striding
through the bright lights...
Technology Trends, Voices
Thursday, January 19, 2012
Five years ago this week, I was part of a small team (me, Sean, Devin and Gerard) that launched MyPunchbowl.com (now Punchbowl.com). The site...
Entrepreneurship, Expert Advice, Lessons Learned, Voices
Thursday, January 12, 2012
I used to think
that, as with Linux and web services in the early part of last decade,
Android was going to be the mortar for the Internet of post PC devices—
an essential ingredient...
Opinions, Technology Trends, Voices
Wednesday, January 11, 2012
Last week I had a conversation with an entrepreneur who was confused
about option pricing, and no matter how many times I tried to explain
it, he never seemed to get his head around...
Best Practices, Entrepreneurship, Expert Advice, Voices
Friday, January 6, 2012
I was really inspired to write this post by this recently published great article about 7 bad habits
of executives. That got me thinking about the bad habits that sales
people can sometimes...
Expert Advice, Voices
Monday, December 5, 2011
One of the most memorable lines in film history comes from “Field of
Dreams.” Shoeless Joe Jackson, a baseball legend from the early 1900’s,
convinces an Iowa farm owner named...
Entrepreneurship, Expert Advice, Innovation, Lessons Learned, Technology Trends, Voices