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
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.
“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.
“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.
Our first guest is Mr. Ali Hamed (@alibhamed) – a venture capitalist living in NYC, who is a Co-Founder and a General Partner at CoVenture. In this interview we cover a lot of territory, from what CoVenture is and what they’re doing with the World Bank, the easiest email he had to send, what qualities he… Continue reading Ali Hamed: Venture Capitalist
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
Sam DeBey is a digital animator and a good friend of mine. Sam’s story has brought him from being an art student in San Jose, to living in his mom’s hotel in the Seychelles, to sailing his boat down the eastern seaboard during hurricane sandy. As an animator, he has made videos you might have… Continue reading Sam DeBey: Animator, Idea Machine