I hinted around one of my latest projects in the previous post, and now it’s time to reveal the project. This post is the beginning of our beta test of Southern Baklava, a specialty baked goods e-commerce business.
Yes, I said that wrong. It used to be “give ’em the razor, sell ’em the blades.” But at least in the home internet of things (IoT) marketplace, several companies are changing and have changed that model. I am a “member” of the Dollar Shave Club. They sold me my … Keep reading >>>
I had lunch yesterday with a very successful business owner who wants to start a new venture. Other than deciding whether or not it should be a nonprofit, ministry, or for-profit business, the next steps and his venture are pretty clear. However, one thing that he and every other founder … Keep reading >>>
Yesterday, my wife and kids and I celebrated 12 years since the day we returned home from 8 weeks in Kazakhstan adopting our two kids (now teenagers). Every year, we take the day (or maybe the week) off from everything, and spend the entire time celebrating by visiting someplace or … Keep reading >>>
Last week, we celebrated the 4th anniversary of the very first session of Pitch Practice. It’s been a really fun and fast 4 years and 2,000 pitches. Pitch Practice has been one of those things that kind of happened by accident. I did not plan to be “that pitch … Keep reading >>>
If you live in or near Atlanta you’ve most likely heard the name Michael Coles. In our quest to change the way large enterprises go about innovating and disrupting themselves and their industries, we reached out … Keep reading >>>
I had a catch-up meeting today with a young professional who has been heads down in his very successful SaaS company, and thus out of “the startup scene” in and around Atlanta. His question is one that I’ve heard a number of times: how do I get plugged back in? … Keep reading >>>