This clip from Apollo 13 exemplifies what I believe is the absolute most fun about startups: solving problems. Software or services…or baklava. Whatever you’re starting, you’re starting it to solve someone’s problem, even if the problem is not having the best dessert at your fingertips.
There simply is no substitute for doing. If you’re building software that automates some process, do that process manually first. If you’re building a machine that does a task, you must do that task first. Manually. If you are creating, packaging, and shipping a product over and over and over, … Keep reading >>>
The answer to that question is in the poem below. You’ll be blessed just to read it to the end. My late Great Aunt Romie recited this poem word for word at my wedding rehearsal dinner. She was 86 at the time, but sharp as a tack. She didn’t miss … Keep reading >>>
All the bids for Amazon’s HQ2 were due Thursday, October 19, 2017. Atlanta is said to be one of two front runners – alongside Austin, TX – to land the internet behemoth’s second headquarters, including 50,000 new jobs and a ton of investment in the Atlanta community. Atlanta has everything … Keep reading >>>
Much like every conversation about technology over the last 10 years involved the term “mobile”, today’s conversations almost always include the Internet of Things (IoT). At a recent breakfast, we, too, got deep into this topic. But we found ourselves taking a step back from the details of where some … Keep reading >>>