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Fri, 09 Sep 2016 06:02:00 +0000
A take-away from this great book. A year ago my long time friend Sean Tierney joined our company as our Dir. of Sales. After a few weeks he hands me a book and said something to the effect of “whether you know it or not, this is how you run the company”. I read most of … Continue reading The Authority should reside with the Responsibility.
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Thu, 03 Dec 2015 07:51:01 +0000
It is pretty telling what sort of business most PE and VC’s are in when they send out blanket lead gen emails. It’s a business for them and startup founders are the customer. Shared this with some friends privately and of course a few got the same blanket email. Hi Joshua, I believe you’ve connected … Continue reading To catch a predator
Wed, 18 Nov 2015 04:42:44 +0000
Let’s play a game: You have two lenses on the table in front of you. If you pick up the lens on the right and examine a random business you see it from the techpress/VC/SV point of view. If you pick up the lens on the left you see it through, I’d argue, a more … Continue reading Looking through the looking glass
Thu, 03 Sep 2015 02:54:47 +0000
Or healthcare, or stock options, or anything else listed in an employment contract. At Pagely we are a distributed team spread all over the world, working different shifts in different timezones. They are some of the most passionate and dedicated people I know and I am fortunate to work with them. As a business owner … Continue reading Employee compensation is more than just salary
Fri, 03 Jul 2015 20:26:56 +0000
Over the life of our business Pagely we’ve seen a few term sheets from potential acquirers (None that we’ve accepted). There are few things I’ve seen in all of them that as a founder stuck out to me. Cash is not really Cash until it is in your hand. We’ll use some made up number’s here … Continue reading Acquisition terms you may see when considering an offer.
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Mon, 02 Feb 2015 18:48:17 +0000
You followed the directions measuring and adding the proper amount of water to your sauce pan. You gently stir for the prescribed amount of time waiting in anticipation of your pending meal. After a few minutes you begin to think maybe you ruined it as the sauce seems to be overly runny and won’t stick … Continue reading Sauce will thicken
Mon, 08 Dec 2014 19:31:08 +0000
Hard Work + time + market timing (luck). – The end
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Wed, 02 Apr 2014 17:14:52 +0000
Meet Jeremy, He is my older brother and is a good guy. He has a few big passions in his life: His kids, Snowboarding, Tie-Dye, and the band TOOL When I say he loves TOOL, he really really loves TOOL, like went to 5-6 TOOL shows this year alone, and maybe 20, 30 in his … Continue reading How I made my older brother cry on April 1st
Sun, 02 Feb 2014 18:46:26 +0000
Unfortunately the post title is a self-descriptive term. A couple days ago I began to think about and focus on my interpersonal relationships. With Sally, and with others. I have arrived at the conclusion, (and by all accounts I am very late getting to it) that I lean heavily towards being a overly self-involved, narcissistic, … Continue reading Selfish Prick
Tue, 28 Jan 2014 16:56:14 +0000
Two ends of the spectrum. I am so stoked on the direction my company Pagely is going and the progress we are making. My kids and wife are amazing. Being a Dad with 2 small boys in pretty much the coolest thing I could have ever imagined. However, I am so fucking tired. Like sleep … Continue reading The most tired and happy I have ever been