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Startups

Startups aren't everything

There is more to life than startups and all the excitement that goes with them.

Eight years ago today on June 29, 2005, my wife and I returned from an epic 56-day journey to Kazakhstan to adopt our two children.  Below is the (very long) post from the night we … Keep reading >>>

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Startups

Startups aren’t everything

There is more to life than startups and all the excitement that goes with them.

Eight years ago today on June 29, 2005, my wife and I returned from an epic 56-day journey to Kazakhstan to adopt our two children.  Below is the (very long) post from the night we … Keep reading >>>

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Pitch Practice Startups

StartupBP starts Friday July 12 at 1pm at ATV

What a great lineup tonight at Atlanta Startup Village!  I love this event, and not just because of the free beer, but because we get to see and hear Atlanta startups tell their story in a non-pressurized, very low key manner.

And, since May when @jonnybird changed things up a … Keep reading >>>

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Pitch Practice Startups

Five ways you can "Be the Tortoise" and a bonus!

I’m a huge Dave Ramsey fan, and try to emulate the principles he puts forth in his books, seminars, and daily radio show.  One of Dave’s all-too-common sayings is, “Read the book: the Tortoise wins every time!”  In other words, slow and steady wins the race every time.  We … Keep reading >>>

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Pitch Practice Startups

5 things you must do in your 30 second pitch, and how to learn them

If you are starting a business, you’re going to tell people about it. That’s how you get it rolling. But what do you say? If you’re stuck in an elevator with someone you know is an investor in your market sector, and he or she asks you “So, what do … Keep reading >>>