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The life of an entrepreneur is crazy.  In fact, to be an entrepreneur, you have to be a little crazy.  What person would subject themselves to 14 hour work days?  Risking their entire bank account on the hope that an idea will become priceless. Sacrifice time away from friends and family to dedicate yourself to a life of anxiety and sleep deprivation. But to be an entrepreneur you also have to believe what you are doing in…

I did it. I put the “start” in Start Up. I took the plunge.  I officially made a commitment to begin my idea and now there’s no turning back. It’s off to the races on fulfilling my vision.  And to be honest, I couldn’t be any more scared shitless.  But I think fear comes from the unknown of future events.  And in this case, those future events are starting a new project. So that’s what this month’s theme…

I hold a role as Systems Architect at my current company. That’s basically a fancy title for a person who takes the needs of a business and automates them so humans don’t have to do as much work to accomplish a task. So that means a few things. First, is I work in development. I oversee an awesome team of developers that work with me to turn concept into reality. Secondly, I’m in a position…

Lately I have been doing a lot of thinking around why it’s so difficult to get started on a new business. During the commercials of New Girl I decided to do some reading and look at some old bookmarked articles that I remembered inspired me in order to help me figure it out.  I pulled away 5 inspirational quotes that really drive home a key value of all successful people: Believe in yourself first, and…

It’s scary. The unknown of starting a new business. Especially when you’ve never started one before. There are so many questions you ask yourself.  I have a sweet idea, but… now what?  What’s the first step? Ugh, how many steps are there? Am I successful yet? Isn’t there some sort of app that will build my business for me? No? But I’m like, SUPER tired! Taking that first step off the high dive is probably the hardest…