7 Things I Wish My Marketing Clients Knew

1. When you ask for advice and then discredit it because you don’t understand it or are unfamiliar with it, it makes me less excited about giving advice the next 12 times you ask. Client: “How do I increase traffic to my website” Me: “Do you have an email list built up?” Client: “Yes, 6500 […]

Is Automation Evil?

Is Automation Evil?

Is automation evil? Every morning we start our day at Fluxxr with LRNNR (pronounced learner). Today’s class was taught by Caleb Coffee our in house automation expert. We talked through several scenarios of the pluses and minuses of automation and it made me think: Is automation the genetically engineered progeny of the industrial revolution? Take […]

7 Diseases Killing Entrepreneurs in 2014

I spent the last 12 months of my life working directly with 19 business owners and donating my time to another 150 or so. These companies range in size from a startup that is in the hole to a 25 year old $50m company. Looking back I am surprised how the same things plague entrepreneurs […]

Learning is an attitude

Learning is an attitude

I love to teach. Actually, scratch that. I love to watch people learn. I grew up with two of the best learners on the planet, my mom and dad. I saw my mom learn to make jewelry, to sew dresses, to buy and sell jewelry. I saw my dad learn to act, to play jazz […]

A vision and a bakery

A vision and a bakery

Three years ago Patrick Rickerl, Caleb Coffee, and I had a wild idea of opening a gym. Not one of those soccer mom, Forever 39 yoga pant workout places, heck, not even a Crossfit, but a place where we could workout with like-minded fitness enthusiasts. We didn’t have $500 between the 3 of us but […]