On The CallRail Team

Once again I am taking my own advice. I am joining a startup. I am joining the CallRail team. CallRail offers phone call tracking and analytics for online and offline marketing campaigns. Their tagline says it all. Know what makes your phone ring. Something that is becoming increasingly important with the shift to mobile and online advertising. […]

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April 14, 2015  |  Comments  |  Tweet  |  Posted in CallRail, Personal, SaaS, Startups

Revisiting Resolutions

Happy New Year everyone. I thought I hit the FoG archives to kick off 2015. Eight years ago I wrote No 2007 Resolutions. It is copied in its entirety below. It is interesting how these goals have stood the test of time so far. And when I think about I want to accomplish in 2015 this […]

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January 2, 2015  |  Comments  |  Tweet  |  Posted in Personal

Have A Mission, Values, & Goals

Very early this morning I made my way to the 23rd annual High Tech Prayer Breakfast at the invite of Kyle Porter. Billing itself as the “earliest networking event on the planet” networking began at 5:59am without me. As always the program was very uplifting. And it reminded me of the event that I went […]

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October 3, 2014  |  Comments  |  Tweet  |  Posted in Personal

Back To Blogging

I had to take a bit of a blogging break. Somewhere or the other I lost the desire to write or perhaps had run out of things to say. I have been blogging now for over eight years. When I started blogging here at FoG I would write about lots of different subjects. Then over […]

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September 8, 2014  |  Comments  |  Tweet  |  Posted in Personal

Options

So the number one question that I seem to be getting these days is "what are you going to do next?" My three word answer, and I really like three or four words, is "I don't know." What I am really most likely to do is do what I do best, and a better four […]

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January 21, 2014  |  Comments  |  Tweet  |  Posted in Entrepreneurship, Personal

How I Work

A couple of months ago the good folks at Hypepotamus asked if if I would participate in their “How I Work” series in which people share their daily routines. I was flattered and of course accepted. I am republishing the full text here with their permission. You can see the original article here.  Lance Weatherby (@lance) builds thriving internet companies. […]

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January 14, 2014  |  Comments  |  Tweet  |  Posted in Entrepreneurship, Fun, Management, nCrowd, Personal

Improving Email Productivity

Over on A VC today Fred Wilson shared that he was basically starting over on email in 2014. Archiving everything. Starting from scratch. Given his position and popularity I am sure that Fred gets quite a bit of email, much more then me. But I was feeling a bit overwhelmed myself back in November as Black […]

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January 7, 2014  |  Comments  |  Tweet  |  Posted in Management, Personal

Every End Is A New Beginning

It is amazing what nCrowd has accomplished since May of 2011 when I joined the company. At that time we were active in two cities and using an off the shelf e-commerce platform. Today we are a leader in the local commerce market with sales from Boston to Honolulu, have built a proprietary platform (along with […]

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January 1, 2014  |  Comments  |  Tweet  |  Posted in nCrowd, Personal