A few weeks ago I was invited to join a Facebook group for people who appeared on-or auditioned for-the popular TV show, Shark Tank; this group is amazing! It has so many entrepreneurs who are out there making it happen! Last Friday I received a Facebook message from Marla Tabaka who found me in the Shark… Continue reading My pitch on a radio show founded by a former Shark Tank shark
Everyone loves an underdog. Why? Because we secretly want them to become the top dog. This is true in business, too, which is why shows like Shark Tank and The Profit are so popular. I’m excited to share with you a podcast interview I did with Nikki and Trey Lewis, the husband and wife duo… Continue reading Hustling To Go From Underdog To Top Dog
As entrepreneurs, we know we must always try to find creative ways to connect with new audiences. I’ve been fortunate enough to have a chance to do just that as a new contributor to GoDaddy.com’s popular blog for small businesses, The Garage. And this article has been republished on The Garage for a new, larger audience… Continue reading How Starting with WHY Got My Biz Mentioned in the Wall Street Journal
A few weeks ago, Jill Salzman, founder of The Founding Moms, asked me to write a guest blog post about the importance of a supportive spouse for entrepreneurs. Last week Jill and her partner, Brad, interviewed me for the podcast, Breaking Down Your Business, where they tackle the most complex small business questions of our day. Jill and Brad… Continue reading Jill Salzman of The Founding Moms Asks Me My Biggest Biz Problem
I had the privilege of being interviewed by Melinda Chen, of Agile Parent Entrepreneur. Melinda is a parent-entrepreneur advocate and mompreneur; her business manufactures hockey gloves that she sells to Nike and Adidas. Pretty cool, right?
I am a dad of two and a half year-old twins. My kids are great. They’re super kewt, smart, and well, they’re my kids, so I love them. But this Terrible 2 thing is giving me gray hair. Every time I mention the Terrible 2s to a parent, without fail, their reply is something like,… Continue reading If Your Kids Are Terrible 2, For Treacherous 3s, Better Up Your Liquor Game
I’m starting to really like the new video conferencing platform, Blab. I’ve been meaning to interview Angelica Sweeting, Founder of Naturally Perfect Dolls. Angelica recently CRUSHED her Kickstarter campaign for the doll, raising $85,000. Below is a great conversation about how she went from idea to execution.
I teamed up with TODAY Show contributor and media entrepreneur, Mario Armstrong, and his right-hand-man, Shy Mukerjee, to offer tips for new entrepreneurs about how to manage the crickets that are sure to come. You know, crickets: when you call, and call, and call, or email a potential customer or strategic partner, and they NEVER get… Continue reading 3 Tips For New Entrepreneurs to Survive The Crickets – #BlabChat
I am excited to introduce you to a great guy, Simon Ford. Simon and I worked together at The ABSOLUT Spirits company before it was acquired by Pernod Ricard in 2008. Back then, Simon was a respected taste maker in the spirits game, who traveled the globe befriending and influencing the world’s best bartenders. Some… Continue reading Spirits dadpreneur started with WHY when launching new biz
While waiting for the BlogHer Voice Of The Year awards ceremony to start (#VOTY on social media), I caught up with BlogHer Co-Founder, Elisa Camahort Page, via Periscope. This is a video of her comments about what inspired her to start BlogHer and what she hoped to accomplish this year with the conference.