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Stop Twittering and Go Solve a Problem

For the past few months, people have been pestering the hell out of me about Twitter. “What do you mean you aren’t using Twitter?! Oh man, you’re really missing out!” Well, I finally had some time today to join Twitter and take a look at it. I was underwhelmed, to say the least. Aside from …

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A Lesson on Team Building

Rest in peace, Coach Eddie Robinson. What was even more impressive than your lifetime record of 408-165-15 at Grambling State University was your ability to turn a group of average athletes into a consistent, competitive force. Here is a great team building story from 1944-45, when Coach Robinson coached at Grambling High School: Cheers.

Entrepreneurs and Math Anxiety

It is no secret that a good grasp of mathematics is an important asset for any businessperson. With the early stage entrepreneur, I think it is even more critical. Researchers estimate that between 50 percent and 80 percent of U.S. adults, and probably a similar share of children, suffer from some form of math anxiety. …

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How to be a Bad Consultant

A bit of real-life humor this morning. An associate of mine recently sent me an email, referring to a meeting he had with a business planning consultant. Enjoy this excerpt.

5 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Me

A game of “tag” has been going on within the Blogosphere where the tagged person lists five things about themselves that are not generally known and then tags five more people to do the same. I have been “tagged” by fellow tech blogger Mike Shaffner, who runs the “Beyond Blinking Lights and Acronyms” blog (great …

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Speaking at Team Ivy

On Wednesday, January 17th, 2007, I’ll be speaking at the monthly meeting of Team Ivy, a professional networking group for Atlanta alumni from the Ivies, seven sister schools, and other quality schools. The title of the presentation will be “Building Atlanta’s Entrepreneurial Ecosystem.” In it, I’ll share some of my thoughts on how entrepreneurs and …

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Some Christmas “WTF”

With the jolly fat man in red scheduled to visit tomorrow night, I have the holidays on my mind. We were listening to some holiday music today and this line from the song “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year” caught my ear (note the line in bold):

My Take on A/Z Listers

This blog has been fortunate enough to be included in the “Z-list” meme that is running through the blogosphere right now. After doing a little research into it, I came to a few conclusions. First, if you don’t know what A-listers or Z-listers are, then here is a brief description. “A-listers” are essentially the “top …

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Giving Back to Those who Gave Nearly All

Those of you who have been reading my blog for any period of time will know that I typically don’t post things that aren’t relevant to my core topic areas. However, once in a while, something comes along that shakes that. Irrespective of what you may or may not think about the war in Iraq, …

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WordPress Theme Resetting Problem Solved

Over the past few days, WordPress (the blogging software I use) has been randomly reverting back to the default theme. This unfortunately loses the entire look and feel of the Pothole. I apologize to those of you who have unfortunately had to endure this, but I have solved the problem. If you are one of …

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