Polly Payne Willoughby: Creator of Horacio Printing

Polly Payne Willoughby: Creator of Horacio Printing I spoke with Polly Payne Willoughby about her company Horacio Printing – a Christian faith-based planner. She had the idea to create a planner in August 2014, executed on the idea and sold out of her first production run within three months. For the last 18 months, Horacio… Continue reading Polly Payne Willoughby: Creator of Horacio Printing

Happening to things, don’t let them happen to you.

In my office the other day, someone was talking about how their friend created a company that was sold for $300 Million. Doesn’t matter what the company was (Yodle maybe?, can’t remember). This figure was significant enough to elicit a question from someone else, Question: “Damn, how do i get that to happen to me?”.… Continue reading Happening to things, don’t let them happen to you.

How to make the most of your (alive) time.

“For most of us, decades of low-level jobs would be a recipe for dead time. In fact, every moment–good or bad in those years–was expanding Robert’s larger picture of the world.” – Ryan Holiday  A few night ago I couldn’t sleep, so I got out of bed and returned to an article I was reading… Continue reading How to make the most of your (alive) time.

WANT as a noun: how to create dots that connect themselves.

“You’ll never regret going to the gym”. My first boss told this to me a lot. He is a very athletic guy in his 60s, does cross-fit 2 times per week, yoga 2 times per week, and spin classes on his day off. His point was that doing something good for yourself might suck before… Continue reading WANT as a noun: how to create dots that connect themselves.

Franklin Tsung: Activist Investor

In this episode, I interviewed Franklin Tsung, the founder and principal at BlackCrown Holdings.  He is Wall Street’s newest Activist Investor. Franklin’s story is interesting because growing up in a startup culture – Franklin’s father created what became the first online trading platform. Seeing this, he has become hungry for higher levels of success. At… Continue reading Franklin Tsung: Activist Investor