Can You Delegate Your Business To Death?

As we’re growing our local tech startup Carrot well into the 7 figure per year mark we’re hitting some growing pains and big time learning curves. In my previous companies I was able to get by without a real team in place. Yes, we had great people who did things for us… but it was … Continued

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When The Entrepreneurial Honeymoon Wears Off…

If you work a job right now but want to be an entrepreneur… I totally know the feeling you just know is waiting on the other side of fence. You can already imagine all of the freedom you’ll gain, no more alarm clock in the mornings nagging you to wake up, no more punching a … Continued


Finding Passion and Purpose As An Entrepreneur

I’ve been an entrepreneur all my life. Have never held a “real” job. So you’d think I’ve probably always done something for work that I loved to do… right? That’s not quite true. Actually, not even close. You see, entrepreneurs (or someone who wants to break out of their day job and become an entrepreneur … Continued


Your Customers Have Evolved. Have You?

Recently, at one of my companies (Carrot, our software company) we ran a promotion and discovered some pretty cool stuff about our customers that we wouldn’t have predicted. This one customer behavior insight changed the way we’re now doing some things. This one insight could be a “make or break” key to your own success … Continued


Need Business Funding? Look To Your Customers For The Cash.

At our Entrepreneur Meetups ( the biggest question new entrepreneurs have is… “Where do I get the money to start my business?” I asked the same question when I got started. I’ll answer it by telling a story on how I “bootstrapped” several companies with very little money. Before I dive in, I understand that … Continued


How to Be Like Walt – March/April Entrepreneur Book

We are so excited to start the book we choose for March/ April “How to be Like Walt – Capturing the Disney Magic Every Day of Your Life” by Pat Williams. You can pick it up on amazon here<< Check out the video below and see why we picked it, pick up a few extra … Continued

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The One Thing – January Entrepreneur Book

The book I chose for January is a great book to kick the year off with because it talks about that one thing we all need to get more with less. It’s a book that every entrepreneur should read. So watch the video below, see why I picked it and what I believe you could … Continued


Scientific Marketing – May Entrepreneur Book

As a follow-up to last month’s read, we decided to cover a little more on marketing for the month. It’s something everyone should know more about so why not spend some extra focus there? Check out the video below, I introduce the book, tell ya why I think it’s a good pick for the month, … Continued

Entrepreneur Book for March and April 2013

After a long drawn out search through my library here at The Loft we finally picked a book for our Entrepreneur Book Club to read this month. We decided we didn’t want to cover any of the major things that Jim Rohn covered in our last book (The 5 Major Pieces to the Life Puzzle) … Continued