Why Entrepreneurship Is NOT Sexy

The words “entrepreneur” and “entrepreneurship” have become quite popular buzz words. Across social media, movies, twitter, even business circles, the word “entrepreneur” has become synonymous with sexy, cool, and hip. It’s the out-of-the-box thinkers who want to stick it to the man. It’s the Jeff Bezos and Mark Zuckerbergs. It’s the cool startups owners in Portland, Read more about Why Entrepreneurship Is NOT Sexy[…]

Adventures in Romania

Romania is a beautiful place. No doubt about it. And very diverse. Mountains, valleys, coasts, trees, ocean, big cities, small villages, you name it. Our entrance to Romania started in the middle of the night. Around 1 AM, when we were abruptly awakened by border control agents asking for our passports. Apparently, even though Romania Read more about Adventures in Romania[…]

The Prototype Paradox

As an entrepreneur and game developer, I’ve begun to encounter what I like to call, “the prototype paradox”. Let me explain: When creating a new product for market (in my case a 3 dimensional board game for Massif Games), most experts will tell you not to spend much time making your prototypes. Why? Because chances are, Read more about The Prototype Paradox[…]

Drum Kit Refurbish

  Way back in 2008, I took a really crappy Pearl Export 5 piece drum kit and refurnished it. Although I don’t have very many pictures documenting the project, I can assure you that it turned out way nicer then the original. This can be a great way to get super sweet looking drums- simply Read more about Drum Kit Refurbish[…]

8 Tips for Building Connection

Building connection with people is more of an art than many realize. Especially, if you’ve never met someone before, and you haven’t earned their trust. Or maybe its been a long time, and you have some old opinions and stereotypes to overcome. Either way, here are a couple things that I intentionally do when talking/interviewing/making requests of people Read more about 8 Tips for Building Connection[…]