How to Make the Right Business Decisions

How do we make the right business decisions?  There are 4 factors to consider whenever we have opportunity cost.

1.) Potential Upside. . .

10 Lessons Startups Can Learn From Superheroes

What should the core values for our company be? Being a HUGE comic buff, I took this as the opportunity to frame our mission and. . .

The 7 “Free” Ways to Get Traffic on the Web

The 7 Ways to Get (unpaid) Traffic on the Web

“If You Build It…They Will Come”, may work for historical baseball ghosts, but. . .

Understanding Conversion: Landing Page Optimization

There are 6 critical components to make websites convert, & optimize landing pages:

  1. Have One Objective & One Objective Only
  2. Headlines. . .

The Top 10 Types of Douchebags in Tech and How NOT to Be One

Whatever else I accomplish in life, I certainly hope I keep my non-douchebaggy status.  Treat each person you meet with respect,. . .

VIDEOS: My Advice for Entrepreneurs (it’s all here)

In the past year I’ve given the following talks that explain the majority of my general advice for entrepreneurs.  If you want to. . .

Don’t Take for Granted…

Don’t take for granted your life, even if you think it’s filled with strife

Don’t take for granted your health, it can’t be replaced. . .

Questions to Ask in a Job Interview

These are the core questions that I ask every person that I interview. I’ve narrowed the list down to the top 7 questions I ask from a. . .

The Best Restaurants in Los Angeles

I eat out almost every meal.  I’ll spend time on Citysearch and Yelp trying to find good new spots to try, but my preference is still. . .

The Challenges (& Opportunities) of Starting a Tech Company in LA

I recently hosted a panel at the Twiistup Conference about LA tech companies.   I asked the panelists (David Travers, Brian Norgard,