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Everyone who’s ever built a successful business has stories of epic failures
If Warren Buffet doesn’t like someone, he just doesn’t work with them.
Working hard is the best way to put yourself in position to take advantages of opportunities
In 2017, #48in48 will be providing over $6 million in donated services with over 1,000 volunteers
The people worth impressing
Name another billionaire that admits that a great deal of his success is because of who he was born to...
Made in ATL
if you focus on your weaknesses, then you’re really just trying to minimize the mistakes you will make.
The interview with Mark Cuban that every entrepreneur should watch.
Organize your notes, tasks, and priorities the old fashioned way (pen and paper.)
Stephen King writes much more than just horror, and he teaches you how to write!
There may not be billion dollar ideas, but there are definitely non-billion dollar ideas.
That time I joined Sanjay and Adam on the Tech Talk Y’all podcast
The idea isn’t the thing. Hard work, passion, leadership, the team…those are the things
Runway: the time it takes to figure out your business model and determine if you can do it
Give me a hard-working, passionate, smart entrepreneur + ample time and I’ll show you a successful business.
Make this the next book you read, or better yet, listen to
It's ok to make mistakes, but don't continue to make the same mistakes
Values last forever. Purpose lasts ~100 years. Vision can change (every 5-15 years). Strategy changes annually.
Everyone we invite into our company, is who we will eventually become.
If you read this blog, I have a favor to ask…
What is the most important job of a CEO?
"Since I spend 90% of my computer time in Chrome, I thought I’d try a Chromebook"
“So why are you doing that? How does it help you?”
“How do you find time to do all of that?” is the wrong question
Which wolf do you feed? The one you want to win.
"The more experience you get in the “real world”, the less qualified you will be to run a startup."
life is a series of challenges; all the experiences you’ve had so far have led you to this new challenge
Why do almost all high-performing leaders think they should be doing more?
Parenting through comics.
Suffering is part of success
Embrace the ability to change and evolve with any given scenario
It's ok to get angry. But don’t STAY angry.
Meet Amy Ingram
The best fiction books I’ve read over the last two years
My 2016 Phone Homescreen
Reading your heroes' biographies really helps you
#CES: @DragonArmy launches @catch_sports for @turner
Read these business books.
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world
Do you average 3 "business growing" meetings a day?
The most successful entrepreneurs have a conviction that is so strong, nothing can deter them
What's your BHAG?
What makes your company "not average"?
"leaders can get lost in the importance of style of leadership, and focus less on the true function of leadership
Make a plan to be the type of person you really want to be.
When @JeffHilimire amassed more than $90,000 in personal credit card debt financing Spunlogic
Mobile experience studio Dragon Army is hiring Jr. UX designer, Jr. UI designer, entry-level SDR
Who to follow on Twitter after reading the book Born to Run by Christopher McDougall
A glass-half-full kind of way to look at the world
Win or learn. There is no lose.
Confidently tell a dramatic story about the problem you're solving.
80% of people are dissatisfied with their job!!
What apps do you use to get the news?
"Some of the most successful business people I’ve met are real a$$holes"
Meet Rohit Malhotra: founder and Executive Director of the Center for Civic Innovation
Kickstarter for Robots Love Ice Cream: The Card Game.
Dragon Army’s VTV (in a poster)
48in48 via a podcast
48in48 goal after NYC: to run the event in 48 cities worldwide over the same weekend
"Atlanta is my home and there’s nothing you could offer that would entice me to leave.”
watching 100+ volunteers work tirelessly to build 48 nonprofit websites
2 ingredients for a great leader
Q4: the last chance to hit your numbers and finish the year in the win column