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The Best Part of the Weekend–April 2016

Weekends tend to go by so quickly, that I question whether or not I am actually “off.” What was great about this weekend is that I attended a intense boot camp like program, called — Breakthrough Intensive. This program was part of a family and friends/ community outreach done by Gap International. The company has […]

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Mamba Out! & Warriors Win 73

After March Madness and the Master’s you generally do not have too much to get excited about until the latter part of the NBA Playoffs, NFL Draft and, the Kentucky Derby. Last night was something special for basketball fans and sport fans in general. In a turn back the clock performance, Kobe Bryant scored 60 […]

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Making a TRANSITION

For most of my career, I have been employed by a Fortune 100 company and have been fairly successful in multiple industries. I have worked in the financial services, new home construction, energy, higher education and tech industries over the last 15 years. I have consulted with companies and helped start new businesses. The economy […]

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More Than a Salesman!

I like sales! I like building a rapport with a prospect, qualified lead, and a potential customer. It’s one trait that some of the best sales people have in their tool kit. I am more than sales though. I have done so much in my career that I believe I am unique to the corporate […]

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1/3 of the Way Complete

First post of the new year. Wow! Cannot believe it is 2015. This is the time when people start new resolutions or start evaluating their life’s purpose. Recently, I was going through my email and I had this new message from a blog that I follow called, Out of Your Rut. The title of the […]

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Lack of Diversity in the Venture Capital World

I have been conducting some informal research over the last couple of weeks on Venture Capitalists to get as familiar with their culture and investigate some of the companies that are under their umbrella. While I am impressed with their portfolio’s and the level of innovation that exist, I was also very surprised at the […]

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Raising Funds for the First Time

I was recently reading a great blog by Joel Gascoigne similar to the title above and it made me sit back and ponder how this process is going to work. We embarked on this ambitious goal to deliver an app, a product that solves a problem. Not sure if our app and/or product takes us […]

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Coastal Living

  Coastal living is a must! Every time that I return from a long hiatus at the beach, I often wonder aloud to my wife, how can we make this happen? What I love about going to the beach is the relaxing environment, the food…OMG, the food is delicious, and the ocean breeze. As I […]

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Reflecting on Father’s Day…

When I was younger I had the opportunity to have my father in the home full-time until the age of 6-7 and then unfortunately he became part-time and eventually he was gone. He fell victim to the “grass is greener on the other side” philosophy that get so many of us in trouble. Unfortunately for […]

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Becoming a Mobile Creative

It felt great to relax yesterday and not run out to an event, a track meet, a lacrosse game, or anything else. I was reading about this new class hierarchy — that is “a new class of workers that doesn’t fit the conventional paradigms: Mobile Creatives.” I am always attracted to other opportunities that allow […]

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