Author: Craig

Gary Vaynerchuk on Storytelling in 2013

*** Original post from 2013 reposting because it’s still relevant in 2018. ***** If you’ve never heard of Gary Vaynerchuk, you should check him out....

Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion

When you hear people talking about their “soft skills” they’re talking about personality traits, social graces, communication skills, language, personal habits & friendliness. If you’re...

The Apps I use to run my Businesses

I use all kinds of applications to get stuff done in business and in life. There are literally thousands of great productivity tools and apps out...

8 ways to FAIL as a leader

Leadership is hard. You’re in charge of the vision, the execution and motivating your team, day in and day out. If you don’t have natural...

What is Product Management?

A few years ago I took Pragmatic Marketing’s Product Management course. I took this while working on the Product Development team at Central1 building banking and...

The Future of Learning

I’ve lost faith in the education system. So much so that we’re not enrolling our kids into public or private school and opting for a...

Turn your drive into your classroom

It takes a lot of work both in learning what you need to know and then executing on that knowledge to create streams of passive...

Important Stoic Reminders

I recently listened Tim Ferriss’ book, the 4 Hour Workweek again for the 2nd time because it’s so full of great nuggets of insight. It’s a very informative...

33 markets ready for a disruption

If you’re wondering where the next big opportunities are going to be, here is a list of markets ready for significant disruption. In this digital...

How to lose $10 million a minute

That’s what it can cost when you implement technology systems poorly. News stories like the one about Knight Trading losing over $440 million dollars due...

19 Billionaires’ and 19 quotes

Steve Jobs: Live Each Day As If It Was Your Last Bill Gates: From Those To Whom Much Is Given, Much Is Expected Oprah Winfrey:...

Are you the Boss or the Leader?

There’s a big difference between being a leader and being a boss. I’ve had my share of “bosses” and I’ve also had the pleasure of working...

New Google Maps is Awesome

I love maps. I love how I can explore remote areas of my town and other parts of the world. Google is in the process...

The Startup Ecosystem Report

“Countries are shifting from service-based economies to become increasingly driven by a new generation of fast-moving software and technology organisations.”  The Startup Ecosystem Report published...

The value of Degrees

Harvard Business review just published a post called “Stop Requiring College Degrees” and I couldn’t agree more with what they are saying.  Just because you...