Doing The Thing

It’s been a while since I have written here. And from time to time I reflect a little on why. It’s because of Amy Poehler. More specifically it is because her quote-filled delightful book Yes Please. This is one of the quotes that really hit me. “The talking about the thing isn’t the thing. The […]

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December 31, 2017  |  Comments  |  Tweet  |  Posted in Books, Personal

On To The Next Adventure

After two plus years at CallRail I am moving on. Team CallRail accomplished a great number of amazing milestones over the past two years and I am super proud of the role I played in making them happen. As a bonus, I had the opportunity to work with some fantastic folks and meet too many incredible […]

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August 10, 2017  |  Comments  |  Tweet  |  Posted in CallRail, Personal

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 would 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 […]

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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


The Wall Street Journal has an interesting article today about the rise in the use of personality tests by employers. It seems that their use has grown to somewhere in the 60 – 70% range from 30% to 40% just five years ago. Personality testing is now a $500 million a year industry growing at a […]

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September 30, 2014  |  Comments  |  Tweet  |  Posted in Management, Personal, Uncategorized

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


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