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Tools of an Entrepreneur: The Notebook

Recently I was reading Professor Wallingford’s course post-mortem where he makes some closing remarks about his Intelligent Systems course. In his course he required his students to keep an engineer’s notebook. Unsurprisingly, this idea is met with resistance from students. Speaking as a student, I’m not entirely sure how I would have embraced the requirement.

Losing Without Loss

About this time a week ago I was pulling into Evansville, Indiana for their New Venture Creation Competition. I happily undertook the trek, which, by the end, totaled almost 1200 miles and 19 hours of driving in two days. I did so because this competition held the promise of a new source of funding for

You Shouldn’t Always Give 110%

Book Hatchery‘s small beta launched in October 2010. The following days were some of the longest, most exciting days I’ve ever experienced. By the end of launch week I had slept just 20 hours. As time went on the dust of our deployment finally started to settle. By the time December came around we finished

The Year Of Win – Remembering 2010

The year of 2010 was very intense.. From January to March I was working 20+ hours a week, going to school full time, and trying to launch a company. It was a rigorous schedule, but it led to some fantastic developments. Towards the end of January I was participating in a business plan competition that