Brian

Leveling Up, An MBA Retrospective


Two years ago I embarked on a journey to get my MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management. I’m happy to say I officially completed the program, and survived relatively unscathed. A lot of my friends from outside of Kellogg asked me about my experience so I figured I would try to distill my...

Business

Everything you’ve read on pricing is wrong


How to price freelance web development services (this applies to any knowledge based services business really). When I started doing web development work ten years ago, I did my cursory google searches and found a few articles highlighting how to figure out...

Predictions

2015 Tech industry predictions


So continuing my yearly habit of making wild guesses of what I think we will see in the market, here goes the 2015 predictions. In case you’re curious I think I’m over 60% winning lifetime on my predictions. Twitter keeps losing money & fires...

Predictions

2014 Predictions Recap


So my buddy Theo asked me yesterday if I was going to do a follow up predictions post this year. He then politely reminded me of my wildly inaccurate bitcoin prediction :-/ So I figured I should at the very least give myself grades on the predictions from...

Travel

Helping tourists understand Miami with Flipkey


So the fine folks over at Flipkey, a TripAdvisor property, emailed me a few weeks ago and asked if I would like to help tourists get a better understanding of Miami, so of course I said yes. I get emailed questions all the time about what to see or do, so I...

Miami

Miami is America’s future, not its retirement home


A few weeks ago a friend of mine who used to live in Miami (for about a year) suggested that I should promote Miami as a place for burnt out Valley types to come and recharge. They could benefit from the slower pace, the great lifestyle, lower cost of living,...