Startup Moments in Cinema: Ronin

I know it seems a bit like we’re on a samurai theme here… but Ronin is the Japanese word used for Samurai without a master.  This is another great must see movie with several startup, entrepreneurial and software agency like lessons, reflections and moments. WHAT DO YOU USE SCENE There’s a special kinda language or verbal…

State of Entrepreneurial Play

Yesterday I was asked my thoughts on organizing, facilitating and overall what I would do differently on teeing up a Startup Weekend like event.  It pulled me back into the reaches of … ‘Oh yeah…” what would I do differently.  I haven’t organized or put on a Startup Weekend before but I’ve been a participant,…

Staged Innovation Acqusition

Boom!  Did that get your attention? Trend spotting Innovation It’s time for a bit of a ramble.  A trend I keep noticing.  The fortune 1000 are up to some interesting tricks of as late- staged innovation acquisition is one of them thats becoming more and more prevalent.  What’s that mean exactly?  First I love the…

Zen Routines Will Make You a Better Hustler

Zen, you’ve heard the word. How the hell do we get zen in this mad mad world?  Its like the question everyone who’s building next wonders between the gazillion emails, slack posts, tweets, linkedin checkins, instagram posts, snappies, selfies, podcast rotations, youtube fail video relations and oh yeah made a bit of code to do…