Keep Calm and Change Often

In life and in business, change is a constant. Some changes happen unexpectedly, others we can anticipate, and still others we enact ourselves. No matter what kind of change you’re facing, if you have the right mindset, I believe you can leverage change to innovate and grow. Here are some thoughts I have on how […]

July 26th, 2016 | Read More

Great Companies Tell Great Stories

Since neanderthals created cave paintings, human beings have told stories. While storytelling may have been formerly relegated to the entertainment industry, it’s gained a special significance in the tech world. The launch of technologies like Facebook’s Oculus Rift, and Microsoft’s Hololens have provided startlingly realistic immersive experiences that are just the tip of the iceberg.

May 18th, 2016 | Read More

3 Ways to Create a High Performance Company Culture

Great company culture isn’t just about ping pong tables, free lunches, bouncy ball chairs and free gummy bears. In fact, it’s not about that at all. It’s about creating an environment that facilitates and fosters a high performance culture of winning.

April 7th, 2016 | Read More

The 5 Best Habits to Bolster Creativity and Focus

As a serial entrepreneur and founder of 6 companies, I’ve found one of the most important ingredients for innovation to be something I call “whitespace”. Whitespace is time you set aside to refresh your thinking, strategize, reflect on your primary goals and gain perspective.

March 1st, 2016 | Read More

5 Great Ways to Completely Reinvent Your Company

In my more than 20 years serving as a CEO and/or Founder, one thing I have learned is that change is the only constant. But then why is it so difficult to bring about, even in the most forward-thinking organizations? The simple truth is that it’s human nature to resist change.

February 1st, 2016 | Read More

10 Rules for Winning the Time Management Game

Part of being CEO and Founder of a company is learning to navigate the different tasks, people and opportunities that are constantly competing for your time. That’s the nature of the beast. The discipline lies in being strategic about your schedule to maximize your time and productivity.

November 23rd, 2015 | Read More

Activity ≠ Results

Does an activity (be it a meeting, project, or decision…) bring you closer to achieving your goals or farther away? Asking this simple question before beginning a task has not only made me more productive, but it has helped me more effectively lead. I refer to this results-oriented approach with my team as: activity ≠ results.

October 26th, 2015 | Read More

Wearing Multiple Hats: What Would Darwin Do?

People often ask me to define my management style. It’s interesting because I would say I wear many hats, but the word that comes to mind is “adaptive.”

October 5th, 2015 | Read More