MN Business – Tech Outstate

Dilema: Greater Minnesota needs jobs, while Metro tech firms need people. What if there was an overlapping solution? What if there was a way to bring tech jobs to the rest of Minnesota? http://minnesotabusiness.com/industry-watch-plus-3#spoke-how-tech-can-help-outstate-minnesota http://minnesotabusiness.com/industry-watch-plus-3#spoke-let’s-try-tech-farm-teams http://minnesotabusiness.com/industry-watch-plus-3#spoke-common-elements-of-a-successful-tech-startup-ecosystem  

DocuMNtary Release Speech

September 22, 2016 I gave one of the biggest speeches of my life to that point. It’s about community, pride, and people. Here it is verbatim. ========== Tonight we are here to celebrate. Celebrate an amazing community. To do that, I need your help.  Find a neighbor, someone sitting next to you. Raise your hand,…

Heroes

Who are your heroes? Think of a hero. Your hero. Now think of why they are your hero. Challenge yourself. Make sure they really are your hero. Then think of two more for a total of 3. Someone in your life A Historic Figure A Superhero, musician, anything you are passionate about Everyone needs a…

Books

The past few years have been full of challenge, crises, amazing things, and enjoyment. Surviving isn’t always easy. Especially when you try something big. These books helped me along the way. Change The simple art of not giving a f*ck. Going through change? Struggling to figure out what the hell everything means? Why you are…

10 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read

Whether just starting out or a seasoned veteran, we can all learn from the many different perspectives that exist in the library of humanity. The below list of books have not only helped me grow in a career and business context, but have also helped me navigate and understand our human history and helped me…

Getting Your Idea Through

Boom, there it is. A wonderful idea. It came to you one day. You have sat on it and thought through the ramifications of x, y and z and concluded this is awesome. Now what? Well, now you have to pitch it. Just like any business idea, convincing your kid to do their homework or…