Best Work Goodbye Email…Ever

Got this from a buddy. Sent from a VP at a very well known company who decided to do other things with his life. You won’t know who this is, but the lesson is among the best you’ll learn in your life. Here goes. “Well here we are. Mixed feelings. Deep love. Urgency. Let’s just … [Read more…]

Working At A Startup While Raising A Family

We recently had our second child a couple of weeks ago. His name is Ethan, and he’s truly a joy. Our other child, Milo, is 2.5 years old. I’ve occasionally read about how risky it is to raise a family while working at a startup; I also read about VCs not supporting startups whose founders … [Read more…]

Culture Clubbed…

The Culture Club – This place is so f*cking cool! Culture is one of the top 3 thing that I believe a business must get right in order to survive, let alone thrive. If people positively resonate with the culture, then amazing things can happen. Conversely, if the culture sucks, people don’t give their best … [Read more…]

Mr. Money Mustache…

I’ve been called a cheapskate, overly frugal, etc, etc. I guess my wife inherited that badge of honor when she married me. Whatever you want to call us, we’re not in debt and steadily working toward leaving the rat race as soon as humanly possible. And that’s a great thing. Some of you may want to … [Read more…]

Some call it lean startup. Others call it common sense.

A couple nights ago, I attended Sessions @ The Leonardo, a monthly fireside chat in SLC featuring top tier tech and business entrepreneurs/investors. This month was Charles Adler, Head of Design and co-founder of Kickstarter. He gave a pretty humble story of Kickstarter’s beginnings. Like most successful startups, Kickstarter began with a mission to change … [Read more…]