The Million-Dollar Idea Is a Lie

I finally mustered the guts to transition from written words to spoken ones. I’m so much more comfortable writing than I am in front of a camera. Entrepreneurship has taught me a lesson: that Nolan Bushnell was spot on when he declared, “everyone who has ever taken a shower has had an idea. It’s the…

Entrepreneur Spotlight: Benji Smith of Shaxpir

When booking a vacation upon a luxurious cruise liner, most people envision themselves indulging in fine cuisine, enjoying live performances, and soaking up the sun on the top decks of the massive ship. Few people would expect to be clinging onto a rope on the ship’s hull awaiting rescue as the ship sinks into the…

Six Reasons to Become a “Restartup” Now

These days, it’s easy to argue that the expression “if you’re not growing, you’re shrinking” has never been more true. We all know and talk about local startups that are growing and thriving, attracting all of the funding, media attention, and talent. Many of these startups aren’t even that big. However, how much time do we…