Monthly Archives: December 2010

RE: “I Just Need A Programmer”

A few weeks ago Eugene Wallingford, a friend of mine and Comp. Sci. department head at the University of Northern Iowa, wrote an interesting article on his interactions with entrepreneurs. It was a fun read, especially since I know exactly where he is coming from. As a student involved with entrepreneurship, I meet and encourage

Raising Kids To Be Entrepreneurs

Bored in school, failing classes, at odds with peers: This child might be an entrepreneur, says Cameron Herold. At TEDxEdmonton, he makes the case for parenting and education that helps would-be entrepreneurs flourish — as kids and as adults. (Recorded at TEDxEdmonton, March 2010 in Edmonton, Canada. Duration: 19:36)

Start With Why

Simon Sinek talks about how great leaders inspire action. His ideas resonated with me, and it culminated in a post I have desired to write for quite some time. This talk was important to me on many levels. Personally I always try to rally behind the causes I find important and worthwhile. This talk is

Progress Is Not Always Obvious

Yesterday was one of the more frustrating days I’ve had as an entrepreneur. It was one of those days when everything seems to be against you, and no matter how hard you try you can’t manage to take a step forward. However, it came with a good realization: Sometimes the only progress you can make