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America’s SBDC Conference photo book

Stepping off the plane in Orlando is always a little surreal. The mix of families, Disney enthusiasts, retirees, and conference-goers has always been a stark...
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Make sound excuses to seek out inspiration

In 2015 I found myself scheduling a business trip to visit Nijmegen in the Netherlands. The best airport was Schiphol in Amsterdam, and so I...
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5 tips for capturing killer photos

It seems that everyone is a photographer these days. From food shots, to family portraits, to that perfect Instagram aerial, we’re all probably guilty of spending more...
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10 beautiful Instagram accounts I follow

I recently pared down the list of people I follow on Instagram from hundreds to under 75. My goal was to engage more with the...
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We are not obligated to build our lives around technology

For the past two years I’ve been smiling at people as I pass them. Neighbors, people on the sidewalk — in line at the store....
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Producing a quality video interview on the go

About a month ago, I decided to downsize my travel tech. The goal was to do much more with much less. I’ll be posting a...
Try something new, and stop fearing the future

Try something new, and stop fearing the future

We get anxious about the future. But the truth is, we can never predict the future with 100% certainty. Ever bought a lottery ticket? Bet...
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An old trunk, and the importance of disconnecting

Countless words have been written on the importance of disconnecting from technology. For the most part, they’re written for slow news days. This is not...
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On business and Facebook – Facebook F8

I made it to the Facebook Developer Conference (F8) on the way back from London As I boarded the massive Airbus 380 (the largest commercial...