Grow Thyself: 15 Min. Power Pose Exercise

Grow Thyself

A little preparation can go a long way. Before an important meeting or presentation is your brain firing all kinds of ideas and fears? As you get out of bed in the morning, are you anxious about the upcoming events of the day? Sure, there are big lifestyle changes and confidence building programs out there, […]

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Grow Thy Business: 60 Min. Validation Exercise

Grow Thy Business

Entrepreneurs, brand managers, product managers and CEO’s tend to think that their product is “revolutionary” and will spread like wildfire. However, it’s no secret that the vast majority of new products launched every year will fail. It is also clear that the #1 reason for failure is that it is a product that no one wants or […]

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Why Are You Building A Mobile App?

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How do you decide whether you should build a native mobile app or a responsive mobile site or the flavors in between? After searching online for a tool to help organize this decision making process and not finding anything, I decided to create a “decision grid” (see below) to simplify this process. My aim is […]

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Are you an insecure founder?

Management | Strategy

Or are you working for an insecure founder? Take this 5 point quiz to figure it out. I should know, I was one. And when I was there, admitting it was really hard. So let’s dive in – ask yourself these questions (or answer for your founder) and add up your points. 1) Sharing your […]

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Haven’t read The Lean Startup? Then read this.

Lean Startup | Management | Strategy

Lean Startup is a methodology/movement taking over the startup universe. Lean Startup Conferences, startup weekends, numerous meetups, LinkedIn groups, blogs, podcasts and most business incubators worldwide inundate us with Lean Startup evangelization. As with most buzzwords, it has grown to where people talk about it – without really understanding it. To that end, this is […]

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Migrating an ASP.Net application to Windows Azure


Azure: It’s not just a nice color Windows Azure is Microsoft’s entry into the cloud. Microsoft was a little late to really get into the Cloud Computing party when compared to some cloud heavyweights like Amazon AWS (S3, EC2) and Google Apps/App Engine but nevertheless Windows Azure is a very strong entrant in its own […]

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