Category Archives: Essays

Platform or Person?

I had an email exchange earlier today with a non-technical founder who is annoyed with the platform (a modular content management system) he has built his business on. Apparently his CMS has crashed a few times, but it also seems … Continue reading

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3 Words for 2011

Lots of interesting folk I read and respect are doing an interesting thing for New Year goal setting. They’re choosing 3 words that speak to their goals for the year ahead. Generally, I’m not a fan of resolutions, but I’m … Continue reading

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Job Creation Solutions

In my earlier post on crafting more jobs, I hinted at the idea that diversifying both start-up teams and types of industries was key to job creation. I also stated that SBA backed lending is insufficient to fill the job … Continue reading

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Crafting More Jobs

In a previous post, I highlighted the American dream story of Raleigh Denim. Raleigh Denim jeans are unique, hand produced jeans sewn in America by people who are paid at least a living wage working in clean and safe conditions. … Continue reading

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