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The Creativity Lab for Tech Misfits (Join us!)

The Lab is now live! For techies who are done with being unappreciated cogs living on auto pilot and ready to start doing the work that they love.

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The Era of Creativity

Forget everything you think that you know. None of it works anymore. 

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What are you afraid to admit you’re afraid of?

I’m afraid that I will never find my zone of genius because this one thing leaves me terrified…

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How To (Not) Get VC Funding for Your Startup

… with a bit of How To thrown in for good measure. So! This just happened…

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Evolution is the ultimate hacker

If you’re interested in pushing the edge on what’s possible then you should look to evolution as a role model, because evolution is the ultimate hacker.

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What motivates you to create?

I’ve been asking developers what it is that motivates and excites them to write code in their spare time. The best answer I’ve gotten so far is from Brendan Kohler. To which, I exhibit zero surprise.

Where the Magic Happens

How can I help you to push the edge on what’s possible?

In packing to move to my new home (3 weeks!!!) I stumbled over a pile of thank you notes I’ve gotten from student hackers & entrepreneurs that I’ve worked with (seriously, students are the best. Hand-written thank you notes! Who does that?!). And all these memories came flooding back… I’ve been so crazy, over-the-top, fortunate […]

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What Makes Entrepreneurs Entrepreneurial?

Ever wondered what makes some people natural entrepreneurs while others can… well, hold down a real job?

Matt Cutts TED Talk

What do you want to add to your life?

The next 30 days are going to pass whether you like it or not, how are you going to use them to improve your life?

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Embracing imperfection

So if you’ve been following along, you know I’m in the middle of this 30 posts in 30 days challenge. Which, as a die-hard perfectionist who tends to blog more like 30 posts in 30 months…. well, is a challenge. My biggest challenge is allowing myself to put together a quick post to share my […]