7 Signs You’re Fundraising Too Early

There’s a big problem in the startup world today: The perception around seed stage fundraising. Perhaps it’s the new ”American dream” of scaling like Zuckerberg or selling like Systrom, but every entrepreneur seems to think that if they’re going to make it big, they have to raise money asap. The amount of money you raise has…

Embracing Imperfection Every Day

The original version of this post appeared on The Feast Blog. – Jerry Seinfeld writes a joke every day. Most of them probably sucked when he started. “…it isn’t the one-shot pushes that get us where we want to go, it is the consistent daily action that builds extraordinary outcomes.” -Brad Isaac  Recently I started…

Why Worrying About Startup “Competitors” is Ridiculous

How much time do you spend worrying about your competitors? Do you get stressed whenever they come out with something new? Do you get jealous whenever you see them get press? Do you get angry whenever they do something that’s similar to you? Do you get defensive whenever anyone asks you how you’re different from…

Is it Better to Say Less or More?

I like to talk. I feel a constant need to share what on my mind (hence the blog title). I genuinely enjoy opening up to people and have had a lot of fun being radically honest. Some might call me an over sharer. They might be right. There’s a lot of power in what can…

What You Should ACTUALLY Look for in a Cofounder

This post is part of Startup Edition. – Most articles about “finding the perfect cofounder” sound the same They’ll tell you where to look to find cofounders, they’ll talk about finding experience that fill in gaps in the team and they’ll teach you how to convince someone to become a cofounder. This article won’t talk about…