Category: Entrepreneurship

Important Lessons I’ve Learned From Working With My Spouse

Important Lessons I’ve Learned From Working With My Spouse

“Really? You guys actually work together?” “OMG, I could NEVER do that!” “AWE, that’s sweet, but NOOOOO THANKS. I’d go nuts!”. Yes, we’ve heard this and much more over the years. About seven years ago, my wife and I decided to take the plunge and start working together. We were much smaller at the time…

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*Read this First* – Why I Started Writing

*Read this First* – Why I Started Writing

In 2009, I co-founded a software company that has fundamentally changed my views on business, life, family, and personal development. In early 2017, I decided that I would start writing about my experiences to document what I’ve learned, which has been through many failures and mistakes, to help founders with practical advice not found in…

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Lack of Experience is a Blank Canvas

Lack of Experience is a Blank Canvas

I’m a firm believer that experience is not always a good thing. It’s especially true in our professional lives. I’m sure most of us can think of a time when an irrational fear blocked us from pursuing meaningful work. Of course, we all need to manage our concerns, but lack of knowing what’s beyond the…

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Sometimes change is gradual, other times it just punches you in the face.

Sometimes change is gradual, other times it just punches you in the face.

Over the past eight years of running a software company, I’ve experienced changes that are hard to describe. Having been a software engineer before starting my company, I had no prior exposure to business or what it takes to run, let alone grow a company. Fortunately, hiring great people allows me to ensure that work…

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Simple Lessons Learned on Leadership

Simple Lessons Learned on Leadership

Over the years of building and running a software company, I’ve learned some valuable lessons on leadership, specifically as it relates to company culture and how to get the best out of your team. Here are the most important lessons I’ve learned along the way: 1. Admit When You Are Wrong Admitting you’re wrong isn’t always…

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