Upturned Highway Due to Earthquake

Since You’re Not Ready For The Next Emergency Just Read This.

It’s been a good 12 years or so….

I had a shocking conversation with someone getting a Ph.D. in emergency preparedness (or something along those lines) from UCLA. He told me that no one is ready for a serious emergency in Los Angeles. And what I took from the conversation was that “no one” included everyone from citizens to the local government. Continue reading

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problem solving methodology

Thinking in extremes. A problem-solving methodology.

My senior design project professor in college, Haris Catrakis, was fresh meat straight outta Caltech. He had just joined the engineering faculty at UC Irvine.

It’s not that teaching students at UCI is perilous. It’s having to deal with the other faculty members that becomes a problem. At least it was this way in the late 1990s. Continue reading

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4 hour work week vs. 10x rule

What Happens When You Combine The 4 Hour Work Week With The 10X Rule?

Want me to boost your marketing team’s performance? I love training marketing teams in person. If you’re interested in my turning your marketing team into rock star marketers in one day, then let’s chat! I’ll teach them how to do social media, SEO, conversion optimization and content marketing that will take your business to the next level. Schedule a quick chat with me below:


 

Mind = Blown.. is what happens.

These two highly-praised books present perhaps the most conflicting advice for any struggling entrepreneur, founder, business owner, etc. ever. Continue reading

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The Two Must See Startup Documentaries Every Entrepreneur Should See

The Man Who Souled The World

If you’re into The Art of War, being an uber-creative marketer, having fun, and turning industries upside down – then there is no better documentary.

Startup.com

This is a must see.

If you missed the first dot-com boom in the 1990s, this documentary shows you the inner working of a late 90s tech startup from idea to doom.

It’s very personal, and it’s full of lessons that are still valid today. It’s insane how much money they were able to raise back then – it feels like they were handing it out like candy. Only if I knew what I know now…back then! Doh!

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Negative self-talk gets in our way, gets into our heads, and distracts us from our goals.

I’m a fan of Larry Kim and his tweets. I’ve decided to dedicate a whole category to them :).

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Do Small Online Businesses Need Conversion Rate Optimization? ABSOLUTELY – Hereโ€™s Why

Want me to boost your marketing team’s performance? I love training marketing teams in person. If you’re interested in having me turn your marketing team into rock star marketers in just one day, then I recommend we chat. I’ll teach them how to do social media, SEO, conversion optimization and content marketing that will take your business to the next level. Schedule a quick chat with me below:


 

Plenty of online startups and SMBs have a great product or service, and a website thatโ€™s just horrible. Maybe they figure they donโ€™t get the traffic to merit using sophisticated CRO tools. Continue reading

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My HTML Ecommerce Framework: If You’re Going to MVP an Ecommerce Business, Try Using This!

Want me to boost your marketing team’s performance? I love training marketing teams in person. If you’re interested in having me turn your marketing team into rock star marketers in just one day, then I recommend we chat. I’ll teach them how to do social media, SEO, conversion optimization and content marketing that will take your business to the next level. Schedule a quick chat with me below:


 

I made a simple HTML framework for people who want to MVP an Ecommerce business idea. It’s responsive and just a few files. You can download the files here. Continue reading

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