Lessons From the Tank

Well, That’s Different

Mar 23rd, 2020

I believe that differentiation is the future of my business, and yours. We describe companies that are not moving forward as stagnant, but I’m not so sure that’s a thing. You’re always moving toward something. Either you’re hammering your way toward innovation, or you’re pounding nails into the coffin of your business. Everyone has a […]

Ensure You’re Cheating Fair

Mar 9th, 2020

Two things I believe: Work-life balance is a myth. We are all “cheating” something to make something else work; and Our businesses and professional lives will only rise—and sustainably thrive—to the level of our relationships. So, with those two things in mind, here’s a question: Does your family view your job/business as a mistress or […]

Are you Confident, or Just a Jerk?

Feb 24th, 2020

Confidence is tricky, because it so often blurs the line with arrogance. Strong belief in yourself, your mission, your products—when misunderstood, these are almost always perceived as arrogance. I read a quote by columnist Rhett Power that perfectly summed up the difference: “Confidence is grounded in experience and expertise, with a sense of respect and humility, […]

It Takes A Team

Feb 11th, 2020

I did a pretty dumb thing recently. At a very critical moment of public recognition, in front of the press and hundreds of the most important people in my life, I forgot about my team. It was the night of our Shark Tank viewing party (when we gathered to watch the episode including FlexScreen), and […]

Flawless Presentation

Jan 31st, 2020

Let’s face it, we’re always selling something. Ourselves, our ideas, our products—always something. So what are the factors that determine if people are buying those things we’re selling? Without a doubt, one of them is presentation. And in this department a flawless performance always helps. Think of a bad presentation that you experienced recently—someone with […]

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