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Fundraiser for the Roberts’ Family

My best friend Mike Blake, and his awesome band, HarveyNation, are helping us with our cause.  They are turning their upcoming gig into a fundraising event for the Roberts’ family.  If you are in Atlanta, and want to have a great time while helping out a family in need, here is the info: Tree Pub …

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Community Call to Arms

A lot has been written about the plight of Patricia Roberts and her family here in Atlanta.  You can read about it here, here, and here, although here is a summary version, courtesy of Dave Walters at TechDrawl: … a most unfortunate story this week: the foreclosure and eviction of a Lithonia family whose son …

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Reflecting on Independence Day – and Announcing VetLoop.com

I can still remember the grainy television images of the smoke billowing into the sky, people screaming, sirens blaring.   The images of hundreds of body bags stacked neatly beside the rubble, juxtaposed against a noisy backdrop of frenetic movement.  It was October 23rd, 1983, just 8 short years after the end of the Vietnam War.  …

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Military Lessons Applied to Startups

A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of sitting down with Jason Jones of CresaPartners, who hosts a podcast called “Battlefield to Business” for Business-to-Business Magazine.  If you don’t know Jason, he’s a great guy, and a former naval aviator who served on the aircraft carrier U.S.S. Enterprise. We had a great candid chat …

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