Why do I extend the ‘big reveal’ .. and how that should impact how you do everything in business and life.

Joy Surprise Excitement These are the emotional triggers that connect us to anticipatory moments and events. Powerful, raw, and such a good emotion that we seek these out. In a world where there are plenty of surprises that are not fun (that letter we received was actually a bill instead of a birthday card… or Continue Reading

You feel stressed, but what is happening in your body?

Heart rate and Heart Rate Variability — work stress, whoop project One of the great opportunities we have today is to not only understand how to maximize human performance and happiness, but also to become highly specialized. More and more technology and research is beginning to demonstrate what our bodies are doing in certain moments. To that end, Continue Reading

My ambitions and plan for working with Gary Vaynerchuk and the VaynerMedia Team

I am investing and putting my challenges and ambitions forward in the belief that it will inspire others, show we are all working hard to have a positive impact in the world, and ideally (God willing) create discussions and generate ideas that help these pursuits succeed. Here are the core areas I am working with Continue Reading

Stress — How to be self aware and adjust like a champion

We chase our dreams so hard and never want to fail for our friends and teammates. All our passions, life events, encounters we have in person, electronic notifications, physical training, and even the speed at how we live is stress. Stress ebbs and flows, and individually they provide our bodies and minds with the stimulus Continue Reading

How to break procrastination and hesitation for everything from making a podcast, dating, and beginning that new hobby / career

When I look at my big hairy audacious goals (BHAG) they are daunting, exciting, and require dozens, hundreds, and in some cases thousands of hours to achieve. Often I find myself rewriting the same goal — “Start writing” “Start podcast”, “Ask her out”, and others … A trend that I saw centered on the beginning not beginning, as Continue Reading

What every CEO needs to understand to build products leveraging the cloud –

4 most important truths that impact culture, policy, risk, and success There are several key strategic activities and habits that businesses that want to succeed deploying technology on the Cloud, like you, must adopt. I base this from my reference point of having worked to scale up, build out, help secure, attest, certify, review, architect amazing Continue Reading