Posts tagged Pinterest

Distractions, Multitasking Make You Worse

My wife sent me an article she read.  I think it’s totally accurate.  It’s really accurate when I look at my own life, and I wonder if it’s accurate if you look at yours.  It has a lot of very …






The Road May Look Smooth, But It’s Rough Sledding

Cruising through the Masai Mara you learn some things.  Not just about animal behavior, or the laws of the jungle, but human behavior too.  I took this photo and uploaded it to my Instagram.  In life, a lot of things …






Have You Seen The Spike Jonze Movie “Her”?

My wife and I went to see the movie “Her” last night.  I had seen previews and then read about it on a couple of blogs.  I only knew the basic premise of the movie, that a man has a …






Broadband and Cellular Aren’t Everywhere

For the past few days, I was up in northern Minnesota.  Way up.  Grand Marais to be exact.  For the most part, I had extremely spotty cell service, and virtually no access to the internet. If I was in the …






Chicago Tech Stars Kicks Off

Last night was the grand opening of the Chicago TechStars.  Each team in the class gave a three minute pitch about their business.  There are some differences this year from previous years when TechStars was Excelerate Labs. First, they had …






Starting A Business Using Twitter

Last night my wife and I walked over to Union  Sushi and sat at the sushi bar.  The first time I went to Union, it was for a sake tasting.  I highly recommend it.  If you come to Chicago, you have …






What’s the Right Platform?

With the plethora of social media resources today, the challenge isn’t should your company be in social media.  The challenge is how much of your company’s time should you devote to social media and which platform should you use to …






The Future of Leadership; Skills The New Company Leader Must Have

When I was in school, Michael Porter was totally hot among the professors that taught leadership. He came up with the five forces of strategic leadership. The combination of microeconomics and strategy was groundbreaking at the time. A generation of …