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Why Every Founder Should Give a TED Talk

Why Every Founder Should Give a TED Talk

30 minutes. That’s 7 hours and 30 minutes short of the recommended 8 hours, and it’s exactly how much sleep I got the night before my TEDtalk. But, believe me, it was worth it. To get only a half hour of sleep is not glorious…

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What Do You Do When the Lights Go Out?

What Do You Do When the Lights Go Out?

The third quarter of Super Bowl XLVII went dark and over 100 million viewers watched for 35 minutes as the teams reacted in their own way. I know you’ve been in blackout situations before. And I’m not talking about the kind of blackout that you’d normally…

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The Next Chapter

The Next Chapter

The tall man in the hoodie and sandals sipped his tea before he began. I took out my pen and pad, and then leaned forward. My mind raced as I sat there in my borrowed suit. And that’s when I heard the story that ultimately…

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6 Things You Do That Inspire Me

6 Things You Do That Inspire Me

What if we were liberated from the fear and hesitation that often slows us down? How much more could we create for the world, and for ourselves? You probably don’t know it, but you inspire me to pursue the answers to those questions. So, I…

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Dropping The Startup Safety Net

Dropping The Startup Safety Net

This is a big day for me. After a full-throttle experience building a marketing team with an Inc 500 company, I’m embarking on a new journey. The vision is set and I’ve dropped the safety net. Here’s why. . . For me, there’s no greater…

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Indianapolis: Startup Community on the Verge

Indianapolis: Startup Community on the Verge

Indianapolis is home to me. I enjoy my out-of-state weekend adventures and urban exploring at conference visits outside the state, but Indy is my home base. In the past 18+ months that I’ve lived here, our entrepreneurial community  has seen the addition of Indianapolis startup-centric blogs,…

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McStartup a Business Like Jeff Ready

McStartup a Business Like Jeff Ready

Jeff Ready is the Founder and CEO of SCALE Computing, an Indianapolis based startup that creates innovative server storage devices. I was lucky enough to hear Jeff talk a couple of times over the last few weeks and had the opportunity to take some sketchnotes…

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How I Work

How I Work

We all have different work styles and work ethics. Over the past 7 or 8 years, I’ve read countless books on time-management and productivity, studied the experts who have accomplished remarkable things, and learned from mentors who have inspired my career and work style. When…

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Build Your Dream on a Cloud

Build Your Dream on a Cloud

I love technology. It’s the catalyst for creativity. I’m sure you feel the same way. This set of tools that technology provides enables us like never before. I recently gave a talk on a specific kind of technology — cloud computing. Through my work with…

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Elevator Pitching Repurify

Elevator Pitching Repurify

At this month’s Hackers & Founders, I took the opportunity to pitch my company, Repurify. I took about four minutes minutes to illustrate the pain point in our industry and how we’re going to alleviate it. Repurify is my passion project that I co-founded a year…

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